What to Eat, and What Not to Eat, for a Good Night’s Rest

What to eat, and what not to eat, for a good night’s sleep

How well you sleep can have a significant impact on your overall health, and not getting enough sleep has even been linked to overeating, according to ABC News’ senior medical contributor, Dr. Jennifer Ashton. Ashton appeared live on “Good Morning America” today to share why it is so important…

Sleep Is the Most Effortless Workout You Can Do – And It Actually Counts

Sleep Is the Most Effortless Workout You Can Do – And It Actually Counts

My yoga pants have seen more action running errands than actually running, and based on my actual workout habits, my Daily Burn account should be more accurately dubbed the Bi-Weekly Burn. Maybe it’s because I never played sports in high school (does a short-lived stint on the Ultimate Frisbee team count?)

A Geek’s Guide to Better Sleep: Expert Tech Tips for a Good Night’s Rest

How to Sleep Better: Expert tech tips for getting a good night’s sleep

Wearables and Fitness Editor Richard Easton replaced caffeine with nothing but water in a bid to improve his sleep. Here’s why you should do the same -and how sleep-tracking tech can help you analyse your problems. As Derek Zoolander once said, “Moisture is the essence of wetness, and wetness is the essence of beauty”, which I can only decipher as saying drinking more water will make me more beautiful.

Sleep & Sports: Football’s Secret Sports Science, The Power of Sleep

Football’s Secret Sports Science: The Power of Sleep

Sleep could be the next frontier of sport science, with Europe’s top-flight teams turning to experts to recharge their multimillion-pound assets and gain a competitive advantage on the field. As reported by Mark Bailey of the teams such as Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid are recruiting “sleep coaches” to help their players snooze better.

Longer Sleep Associated with Lower BMI, Smaller Waist: Study

Longer sleep associated with lower BMI, smaller waist: Study

Longer sleep periods are associated with a lower body mass index and positive metabolic health markers, according to a study published Tuesday, with the researchers highlighting the role of sleep in the battle against obesity. Looking at over 1,600 participants, researchers from the University of Leeds in the U.K.

Could Insufficient Sleep Be Adding to Your Waistline?

Could insufficient sleep be adding centimeters to your waistline?

Adults in the UK who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to a new study. The findings showed that people who were sleeping an average of six hours a night had a waist measurement that was 3 cm greater than individuals who were getting nine hours of sleep a night.