You’re running on empty and you can’t wait to finally collapse into bed after a long, exhausting day. You run through your sleep rituals: change into your pajamas, put your iPhone on Night Shift, switch off the lights and then: nada. You just can’t sleep. You’ve shut everything off except yourself.
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…
It’s estimated that 65% percent of Americans are overweight. We can attribute that to multiple factors including poor diet, lack of physical exercise, sedentary jobs, etc.
“If you’re in the Olympics and you don’t get a good night sleep, you’re not going to be on the podium.” That’s how clinical psychologist Dr. Michael Breus, Ph.D., who specializes in sleep disorders, contextualized and described the importance of a good night sleep for athletes to achieve peak performance.
According to a new report, there are certain things that add up to give you a good night’s sleep. These include the right time to go to bed, the benefits of a cooler room and why it’s important to switch off before bedtime.
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?)
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 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 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.
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.