Is a good night’s sleep eluding you?
Tossing and turning the whole night through,
Drowsiness, fatigue, a lack of sleep,
There is more help than just counting sheep.
There are many factors that can cause sleep problems, and even more... Read more
Lifting weights. Resistance training. Pumping iron. No matter what you call it, strength training is important for boosting the overall health and well-being of people of all ages and fitness levels. While strength training can seem a bit intimidatin... Read more
We all know that for optimum heart health we need to eat a healthy diet, exercise and not smoke. But did you know that the little things you do every day can have a big impact on the most important muscle in your body?
We put together a list of... Read more
Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.
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Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer... Read more
Good morning SparkPeople! I need some advice for low energy after working out. I'm doing cardio and strength training as well as eating a healthier diet. I noticed though that i'm dragging a little bit afterwards. I believe I should have more energy... Read more
So how important is sleep to you? I love Sleep but can never get enough with my schedule. Ill try to take a nap here n there but never can fall asleep because my diet contains lots of protien. Anyone disbelieve that sleep is important for health?... Read more
Hello spark people. I could really use some help. I am having a very hard time with staying on track with eating right and exercising. How do you get your mind on track? I just can't seem to get on task. Please help.... Read more
Do you find that it's easier to stick to your diet when you're well-rested? Is it difficult to stay on track when you're not? New research shows that not getting enough sleep can affect the food choices you make when you're awake. That's just one... Read more
Editor's note: After graduating from medical school in his native South Africa, Dr. Frank Lipman began treating patients about two hours from Johannesburg. Despite poverty-stricken conditions, he noticed that his patients were free from insomnia, dep... Read more
The bedtime snack has gotten a bad rap, becoming the culprit in everything from bouts of insomnia to extra pounds. However, the right bedtime snacks can promote relaxation with ingredients that help you get to sleep and stay asleep. If you make nutri... Read more
Researchers at Northwestern University analyzed the effects of a four-month aerobic-exercise program on 11 previously sedentary older women with insomnia.
Exercising on a particular day didn't necessarily translate into better sleep that night... Read more
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