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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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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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4 Football Lessons That Apply to Everyone

1. There’s a season for everything   No one can go 100 percent all the time, in sports, a hobby, or work. Consider football’s off-season — time off prevents burnout and injury while providing a mental break.   Jonathan French, 13, has played football since he was 5. When you’ve spent more than half your…

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Friday Night Lights Moms Need to Know These 6 Things

Kara Fehring’s son Luke, 17, of Mayville, Wisconsin, was tardy to school more than ten times by the end of the 2018 school year. Luke plays football. His daily schedule starts with 7 a.m. weightlifting before school, and extends to after-school practice, dinner, homework and finally, bed.   “I tell him daily to get more…

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Book Club: “The Book of No”

Have you ever received a phone call or email that begins, “Feel free to say no, but I have a favor to ask … ” and found yourself flipping through your calendar to figure out how to accommodate the request, even if you’re conflicted about doing so? If so, you might be what social psychologist…

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Podcast: The Importance of Rest, Jessica Alba shares

Actress and entrepreneur Jessica Alba chats with Arianna Huffington about everything from raising a family, work-life balance and the importance of rest. The Thrive Global Podcast is brought to you by Sleep Number.     Like diet and exercise, quality sleep is essential for optimal health and performance. Because everyone’s sleep needs are different, Sleep…

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Warm Nightcap Drinks for Better Sleep

There’s wisdom to that time-worn tradition of having a cup of warm milk before going to bed. The amino acid tryptophan in cow’s milk helps sleepiness set in. Once you drink a cup, the tryptophan is converted to natural melatonin in the body, which helps regulate sleep so that you can drift into dreamland.  …

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Nighttime Yoga Poses to Do in Bed for Better Sleep

If you’re looking for some Om in your home, and need to add a little Zen to your bedtime routine, try this yoga routine in your bed tonight.   “Nighttime yoga is a wonderful opportunity to unwind. It’s a way to quiet the mind and body to balance accumulated stress from the day,” says Ko…

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