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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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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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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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