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5 Morning Yoga Poses To Do In Bed

Los Angeles-based certified yoga instructor Laurel Erilane, a teacher on the Yoga Wake Up app, offers a simple sequence you can do in bed to kick-start your morning. She recommends holding the below postures for one to two minutes. That’s less than 10 minutes added to your morning routine.   RECLINED BUTTERFLY (Supta Baddha Konasana)…

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Wellness Posts

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TAKING CARE OF YOUR BODY: WHAT MAKES THE GAME

Pro athlete or average Joe/Josephine), we all need to take care of our bodies.  Watch this video to learn what Minnesota Vikings player, Harrison Smith says wasn’t always a part of his wellness routine, but now is a huge part.   “When I came into the league, I didn’t know enough about it,” said Harrison…

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Tips for Surviving Flu Season

Nothing can make your winter days and nights as miserable as a bout of flu. Fever, aching muscles, chills, congestion and unrelenting fatigue are some of the telltale signs of the dreaded infection. Flu season isn’t a quickly passing phase. It begins in early October and lasts through April, or even May.   The flu…

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Help Your Body Recover: The Game of Your Life

It’s hard to think of another job with more bumps & bruises than being a professional football player in the NFL.  Recovery is a huge aspect of the game to help players stay healthy and do their best on and off the field.  Minnesota Vikings player Pat Elflein shares what he does to help his…

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SELF-CARE IN HARD TIMES, KATIE COURIC & SHELLY IBACH

“We all spend so much time and energy thinking about our future and believing we have sight-line to it. The reality is we really don’t. We have the day we’re in.  One of my life lessons, has been to stay present. Live your life for the day you are in. I lost my husband a…

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Why Sleep Is Like Wrinkle Cream

Although beauty sleep may seem like a myth, the truth is that wrinkles are closely linked to your sleep schedule. Sleep is almost like a wrinkle cream — invest in a consistent sleep routine, and your skin may thank you. Considering how much skin serums cost these days, the best part may be that sleep…

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You Do Football, I’ll Do Me-Time

For some wives, and some husbands, football season means temporarily losing their spouses to the gridiron. It happens.   Take, for example, Noel Bosco, a copywriter in Chicago who doesn’t see her husband Sylas Bailey on game days, except when he emerges for more beer or more snacks. While Bailey watches every Nebraska Cornhuskers game…

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6 Surprising Foods that Make You Sleepy

No, turkey is not (fully) to blame   Yes, the big bird can make you tired, explains Bils, but a lot of it has to do with everything else on the Thanksgiving table.   “Turkey, along with a lot of foods, supplies an essential amino acid,” he says. “It’s something your body needs but can’t…

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Science Behind Football Superstitions

“One offensive tackle insisted on being the last one on the team to eat his pregame meal. A running back required that his left ankle be taped before the trainer could touch his right ankle,” tells NFL author Michael McCormack, who lives outside of Seattle, Washington, and is the son of NFL player and coach…

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Goals and Sleep Wisdom from Olympic Gold Medalist

    Like diet and exercise, quality sleep is essential for optimal health and performance. Because everyone’s sleep needs are different, Sleep Number 360® smart beds, with SleepIQ® technology inside, sense your movements and automatically adjust firmness, comfort and support to keep you both sleeping comfortably. Find your Sleep Number® setting for your best possible night’s sleep.  

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How Quality Sleep Can Be a Game Changer for NFL & You

Football fan or not, quality sleep can be a game changer.  Sleep Number VP of Sleep Science, Pete Bils discusses how Sleep Number® is partnering with the NFL to make quality sleep a game changer for the Minnesota Vikings.   “We know 30-35% of Americans get six hours of sleep or less every night because…

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