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SLEEP: An Athlete's Secret to Gain a Competitive Edge

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 | 0 comment(s)

Where winning often comes down to a matter of seconds or inches, professional athletes are focusing on sleep to get an edge on the competition.It may seem basic, but sleep provides tremendous power and plays a vital role in athletic performance. Sleep impacts reaction time, perception, the ability to recover from physical exertion, and energizes the body and brain. The athletic world is realizing the third of our life that's spent sleeping has profound effects on the other two-thirds of our...

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Your Sleep Position May Be Costing You

Tuesday, March 01, 2016 | 0 comment(s)

Maybe you're a stomach sleeper — or you curl up into a little ball. Perhaps, reclining on your back provides the best sleep. Well, it might be time to flip over to your side. Studies have shown body position plays a critical role for snorers and can often make the difference between a good night's rest or not. Lying flat on the back often makes snoring worse, regardless of why or how badly you snore. Back-sleeping causes the tongue to collapse into the airway, which obstructs breathing and...

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Put The Phone Down If You Want To Go To Sleep

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 | 0 comment(s)

We’ve all been there at one point or another. It’s 2am and you’re wide awake and you realize there’s only four hours before your alarm goes off. At that point you’ve got to get up, get the kids ready, make lunches, get yourself ready, take the kids to school and then get to work before 8am. That’s enough stress to make anyone lose sleep and dread the sound of their alarm clock! The only question now is how did you get to this point? Your usual sleep routine is going to bed around 10pm and then...

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How Bedroom Temperature May Be Affecting Your Sleep

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | 0 comment(s)

During the summer months I used to find myself lying awake in bed, tossing and turning, wondering why I could not go to sleep. Sometimes I would be replaying my day in my head, or even critiquing a sports game I just played and how I could have done better. Either way, I was not sleeping when I needed to be. By the time I realized what was going on it was usually around 2am or 3am, and that was the point I started getting upset because I knew I was not going to get a full 8 hours of sleep like...

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