Blogs about Sleep

Want to get Healthy? Take a Nap!

Centuries ago, it was common for people to sleep 8 to 9 hours each day. But now, only about 25% of Americans get 8 or more hours of sleep. "The foundations of good health are good diet, good exercise and good sleep, but two out of three doesn't get you there," -- Dr. Anne Calhoun, neurology professor, University of North Carolina. Eating healthily and getting plenty of exercise are not enough to make up for the danger that sleep deprivation poses to your health.

When to workout

One question that often gets tossed my way is what time is the best time to workout? I never answer the way clients want, and instead turn the question around to them. There is no best time. The best time, is the the time that works for you and your schedule.

Significance of Magnesium for Human Health

The human body functions due to a balance of nutrients. These include vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates and other similar nutrients. Without their sufficient presence, the human body can become prone to multiple health conditions. On the other hand, the excess of certain nutrients can also be harmful. Therefore, it is important to have the right amount of all required nutrients.

Orange Theory

I had a blast at Orange Theory last Friday! Trainers must also prioritize their own health and sometimes even we need some external accountability! I have failed in this department and I believe I have identified an error in my priorities. OLD1-    Faith (spiritual- where does my value come from)2-    Family (physical- what are the needs of my family)3-    Work (financial- what are our financial requirements)

MODERATION: The Scapegoat

MODERATION “Everything in moderation” is a pretty popular saying. Here are some translations: Life is short.A little bad is good for you.I do it, so you should too.I can handle it. We assume that our body can handle moderation and maybe it can but what is meant by handle and what is meant by moderation. I have heard the answers to these questions vary quite a bit. 

Get a good night's sleep...

Make a point to get 6-8 hours of sleep on most nights of the week. This can help you lose weight! It boosts your energy level, reduces hunger pangs, and makes morning exercise easier.

BE HEALTHY 28-DAY (Add-on Edition)

Hi friends who like a challenge,Spring is in the air, I think. I actually am really confused lately when it comes to the weather. Is it going to be sunny or gray and does that even mean cold, cool or warm? I thought I would write a quick post to give you some background on me and the current 28-Day program. Read as much as you have time for. I am a full-time personal trainer/wellness coach of 15 years. I’m thankful to have the best job in the world. 

The Gift of Health - 5 top gifts

Here are 5 top gifts of health for 2016. Make someones life better. Give the gift of health.Merry Christmas!1) personal training/health coaching sessions2) massage/spa package3) gym or class membership 3) Fitbit4) juicer5) vacation getaway 

Graveyard Shift Needs Fitness Too!

Fitness graveyard shift. I bet you've probably never read a blog like this one before right? Well, guess what, now you have!So, you thought you could slide your way out of this one right?

Most Common Sleeping Disorders: Symptoms and Treatment

Many people experience trouble sleeping at one point or another. Such problems are usually caused by stress or some other outside factors. But if sleep troubles keep occurring and start affecting your everyday life, you might be suffering from a sleep disorder. These disorders don’t only cause sleepiness, but they also have negative effect on your energy level, health and emotional life. That’s why you should make sure you start dealing with it as soon as possible. The best way to start is to identify the sleep disorder you are experiencing.