What Does A Good Night’s Rest Do For You? We Want To Know!

To make your life better in eight hours or less, you could whizz through a stack of self-help books or spend an inordinate amount of time cleaning and rearranging your home. But there’s an easier way! As it turns out, a good night’s sleep is literally empowering. It gives you the physical energy to power…

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Conquering the World Begins the Night Before

You may find yourself bouncing between the following two mantras: “Sleep is for the weak” and “Sleep for a week.” But, this trade-off comes at a high cost. We teamed up with The Huffington Post to bring you five ways to be your best, most accomplished, most productive self. All you have to do is…

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8 Ways to a Longer and Healthier Life

You matter. Your health cannot wait. We partnered with The Huffington Post to bring you eight small things you can start doing today that will lead to a longer and healthier life tomorrow. 1. Skip Screens Before Bed Newsflash: Sleep is super important. Inadequate, or inferior, Zs can lead to a wide range of chronic…

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White Paper – Quality sleep: The center of a healthy life

It is mid-January, which means the gym is packed, grocery baskets are filled with fresh produce, and motivational books are topping best-seller charts. While people understand the importance of exercise and diet for good health, the essential role of sleep is often overlooked. You may be doing everything else right, but not sleeping well could…

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Sleep Better for Your Best Self

Sleep is crucial to our well-being. For decades, research—such as this article from the National Institutes of Health—has shown that a healthy lifestyle depends on getting enough quality shut-eye. Sleep (or lack thereof) can impact everything from weight gain to mood regulation to general brain health. A chronic lack of sleep can lead to high…

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Perform Better at the Gym with Proper Sleep

If you’re hitting the gym regularly or training for a special event, more shut-eye could help you run faster, lift heavier weights and recover more quickly. Here’s a closer look at how proper sleep can take your workouts and training to the next level. Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Athletes A recent study published in…

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Staying Fit for the Holidays

Trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle in the midst of holiday hoopla may have you despairing until the new year. But, stay the course; there are ways to remain fit and healthy through the season, while still enjoying that extra slice of pumpkin pie. “During the holiday season, the biggest culprits leading to holiday weight…

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7 Reasons Sleeping Helps You Perform Better

Skipping sleep isn’t how you achieve more. In fact, not sleeping enough deprives your body of the functions it requires to perform well. “These two threads that run through our life—one pulling us into the world to achieve and make things happen, the other pulling us back from the world to nourish and replenish ourselves—can…

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Five Reasons High School Athletes Need Good Sleep

Teens are getting less sleep today than they were 20 years ago, according to a study published in the Journal of Frontiers in Physiology, a problem made worse by the demands of daily life and the frequent use of technology devices. Some researchers believe that coaches and parents have an obligation to track their teens’…

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Simple Breathing Exercises to Wake Refreshed

Breathing is the foundation of human life, yet so many of us breathe incorrectly. Poor posture, too much sitting and a cultural tendency to hold our breath all contribute to shallow “neck breathing,” which can be detrimental to sleep and, therefore, overall health. Neck breathing is characterized by short, shallow breaths—you may notice your chest,…

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