Chef Kimberly started her professional career in the fashion industry yet she always had one foot in the restaurant business. Coupled with her love of cooking from a very young age & desire to please, she chose to hand in her high heels for a pair of kitchen clogs and switch industries, as she knew what she was passionate about and yearned to be living it daily.
On and off the field, sleep can give you the edge on your competition whether it be as an elite athlete competing in the Superbowl or just in everyday life.
It directly impacts your effectiveness, agility, cognitive ability and recovery, so getting the right amount of sleep can mean the difference between winning and losing.
Find out more about how sleep affects athletes AND what NFLers think about sleep in our infographic below:
There’s nothing like a well-spent day exploring the great outdoors followed by a peaceful snooze under the stars. Tired from an active day and full from a meal cooked over an open fire, it’s a lovely feeling to crawl into your sleeping bag and drift off to the sound of the wilderness at night.
Have you ever noticed that you sleep better when you’re camping? Provided, of course, that you are equipped with appropriate gear--no one sleeps well while they’re cold and wet.
We learned that it’s not just a coincidence. If you’re having trouble with your sleep schedule, take a camping trip to recharge and reset. Here’s how it helps:
Whether you are a pro-athlete, constantly on the road with a gruelling training schedule, or, you're a working Mom trying to fit in a couple of yoga classes per week between finishing work and after-school pick-up, sleep hygiene often falls to the very bottom of the priority list, especially when it comes to training. For an athlete at any level, taking care of the specific athletic needs of your body is imperative so you can continue to perform at your best.
"Simply put," Fatigue Science, the leader in fatigue-related risk management and human performance optimization, says, "a good night's sleep can mean the difference between winning and losing in professional sports."
There simply aren’t enough hours in a day to accomplish everything on my to-do list. I spend nine to ten hours at work each day, running from meeting to meeting and trying to get work done whenever I can. When I get home, I’m back on my laptop or my smartphone answering emails as I receive them. I often toss and turn at night, worrying about the things I didn’t have time to do that day.
And I’m in good company. Thirty per cent of people in the US suffers from insomnia, making it the most common sleep disorder in the United States. The growing awareness about the health dangers of not getting enough sleep has led to a boom in the sleep aid products industry. I like to have plenty of options when it comes to choosing a safe and natural product that can help me fall asleep, stay asleep, and wake up feeling refreshed.
Here are the top 10 best natural sleep products on the market designed to promote more restful sleep.