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Sleep Cycles Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sleep Cycles.

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Wake Up Naturally to a More Energized Day

7:00 a.m.: An infuriating alarm jolts you awake. 7:30 a.m.: After three snooze delays you finally turn it off and force yourself to jump out of bed. 8:15 a.m.: Two cups of coffee later, you're stuck in maddening morning traffic. 2:30 p.m.:...  Read more

The Sleep Quiz

Snoring is a common problem, especially among men, but it isn’t harmful. (True / False)   You can “cheat” on the amount of sleep you get. (True / False)   It is important to maint...  Read more

6 Tips to Deal with Daylight Saving Time

It’s that time of year again, when we reset our clocks and try to readjust to the time change associated with Daylight Saving Time (DST). Some of us breeze through the change seamlessly, yet others feel out of sorts for days. If you have troubl...  Read more

How to Work the Third Shift and Stay Healthy

The third shift. Unavoidable for some. Dreaded by many. At a time when it’s difficult just to stay awake, you are expected to function at a reasonable level. Unfortunately, laboring through the night can wreak havoc on your body, weakening your...  Read more

No More Exercise Excuses!

We begin a new fitness routine with the best of intentions—telling ourselves that we’ll hit the gym three times a week—but actually accomplishing what we set out to do can be harder than expected. Combining a busy work week with oth...  Read more

not enough sleep and exercise
Updated 6/27/2015 4:17:41 PM

should I still exercise on days when I haven't gotten enough sleep? some days i'm so tired I feel sick (I have kidz with autism that sometimes wake me up way toooo damn early) and some days I'm torn between it being an excuse and not being...  Read more

if i were u, i'd sleep early tonight and make sure
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if i were u, i'd sleep early tonight and make sure i get 8 hours sleep, then tomorrow is a new day. don't waste time on guilty feeling, Just focus on positive, not what happened....  Read more

Having enough sleep in a day is as important as do
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Having enough sleep in a day is as important as doing fitness or eating healthy, it is a part of it. sleeping is also important for your body to make a good hormone balance while u're asleep. if i were you...  Read more

I'm facing a dilemma. I could barely sleep last ni
Updated 6/27/2015 3:03:46 AM

I'm facing a dilemma. I could barely sleep last night, and don't feel like it's a healthy decision to go to the gym today, specially since I barely slept the night before. But, there was a holiday this week, meaning I only went 2/4 days......  Read more

About to go to sleep. Up way too late. Plank Chall
Updated 6/26/2015 5:55:08 AM

About to go to sleep. Up way too late. Plank Challenge Day 3 complete - 30 seconds. Drank lots of water. Rest day from gym. Sleeeeeeeepy time now. Sweet dreams everyone!...  Read more

sleep

I am trying real hard to get my sleep cycle in line with normal living....  Read more

Sleep well!

Turn off everything with a lighted screen 2-3 hrs before bedtime. This includes, but is not limited to, TVs, computers, cellphones, iPads/iPods, etc. Also, try to eliminate all sources of light in your bedroom, like the LED alarm clock, the light fr...  Read more

Cycling - Road, Mountain, Fun, Racing

Discussion forum for those who like all forms of cycling (road, tour, mountain, leisure, race)...  Read more

Confession: I'm A Napper

It's true- I LOVE to take naps. I think it comes from my dad, who has always been a napper. My mom used to joke that he could sleep anywhere- on a bus, at a party, etc. The naps never had to be long, but they were (and still are) always a crucial...  Read more

11 Easy Ways to Rest Better--and Why That's So Important

Editor's Note: Today we're sharing an excerpt of Get Well & Stay Well, a book by two of the foremost experts in integrative medicine, Dr. Steve Amoils and Dr. Sandi Amoils. The Amoils are co-medical directors of The Alliance Institute for...  Read more

Downloaded an app to monitor my sleep cycles

...and it turns out I am a pretty crummy sleeper! The app is called Sleep Time and it monitors your awake/light sleep/deep sleep cycles. I've used it for about a week now, and have learned that I get my deepest sleep from 11 pm to 2 am, then spend t...  Read more

sleep cycles

how many hours is sufficient to sleep rest and be well rested?...  Read more