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Sleep and Weight Loss: Why Shut-Eye Is Essential

Sleep and Weight Loss There are a couple oft-cited “epidemics” in America, one being obesity, and the other inadequate sleep. Unfortunately, it’s not just attention-grabbing headlines: according to studies, over one third of Americans are obese, and one third don’t get enough sleep. The closeness of these two figures may be more than coincidence. A Read More »

Bedtime Namaste: How Yoga Improves Sleep

Whether you love yoga, hate yoga, or just don’t understand what all the fuss is about, chances are there’s one pose you love. We’re talking about the pose we all know is coming after an hour or so of twisting, balancing and stretching your body. It’s the well-deserved rest that is the culmination of each Read More »

8 Olympic Athletes On the Importance of Sleep

For the next couple weeks, the world will come together to watch in awe as the world’s most elite Olympic athletes come together and showcase their incredible—almost superhuman—skill. Every four years, the summer Olympics present us again with these feats of human physicality, and every time we are once again amazed. Because, well, what they Read More »

8 Tips to Improve Your Fitness (With Your Eyes Closed)

Fitness & Sleep We bet you clicked on this article expecting to see bodyweight exercises, protein shake recipes, or supplement recommendations. Well get ready to have your world rocked because this is actually about something far more crucial to fitness, but much less discussed: sleep. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: sleep Read More »