Amazing as it is to take advantage of sun-lit outdoor workouts, Daylight Savings Time can really bulldoze your health and fitness. An hour might not seem like much, but your body doesn't need a huge, abrupt schedule change to put things off kilter.

And while there are definitely benefits to springing forward—a greater inclination to be active, a sunnier mood—there's no denying the tricky transition. Here are five ways Daylight Savings can affect your body—and some pro tips on how to overcome the awkward time shift.