The study, which was the largest of its kind, saw experts analyse 5000 men and women in the UK. It also revealed that just 48% of people found their sleep on a Friday and Saturday night rejuvenating.
Interestingly, whilst people spent more time in bed on the weekend they were more likely to have a better quality sleep on a Tuesday. On Tuesday’s you are also less likely to be affected by stress, alcohol and rich foods which are some of the most common excuses for a disrupted sleep later in the week and on the weekends.
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