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Alaska Sleep Education Center

7 Sleeping Tips For Better Muscle Growth and Recovery

Posted by Guest blogger: Lilian Chifley on Aug 22, 2019 6:47:00 AM

Sleep is a process essential for many vital functions of mind and body. It plays a significant part in human lives, enabling energy conservation, influencing psychological states, and improving cognition and overall performance.

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Topics: health, exercise, body, muscle

Athletics and Sleep

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Aug 19, 2019 9:32:00 AM


There’s a new edge in sports that athletes are exploiting to improve their performance. And it’s so simple it may surprise you.

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Topics: Sleep, tired, exercises, exercise, athletes, athletics

Need a Kickstart Today?  Here is Your Morning Motivation...

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Aug 16, 2019 7:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: exercise, food, motivation, morning

Soaking Up the Sun

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Jul 23, 2019 8:54:59 AM

Summer months are meant to be spent on the lake, hiking, or enjoying a walk. But, that doesn’t mean that everyone is outside enjoying the sunshine.

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Topics: seasonal affective disorder, exercise, summer, light therapy

Proper Exercise for Proper Wellness

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on May 31, 2019 11:15:00 AM

Within a 24-hour day, it is hard to fit everything in: the commute, work, meals, family time, volunteering, activities for your kids. It all compiles into a quick 24 hours. But two of the most critical components to a healthy lifestyle are probably missing during the busiest of schedules: sleep and exercise.

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Topics: exercise

How to Sleep Better: A Simple Guide

Posted by Guest Author: Jennifer McBride from MattressInsider.com on Apr 29, 2019 7:12:00 AM

Everyone knows the importance of eating right and exercising to be healthy, but what about sleep? A good night’s sleep is just as important as healthy food and regular exercise. Did you know that you spend nearly one-third of your life sleeping? So you better be good at it!

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Topics: exercise, sleep hygiene, sleep test, snacking

The 7 Golden Rules for Marathon Recovery

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Apr 2, 2019 10:14:00 AM

Alaska Sleep Clinic is honored to be featured in a blog article written by Champneys, the UK's original health resort.  Champneys reached out to ASC to find out how important sleep is to a marathon runner's physical and mental recovery after an event. In Alaska, we have our Mountain Marathoners who can benefit  from the blog's suggestions, too.

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Topics: health, exercise, sleep test, runners, marathon

Yoga Your Way to Better Sleep

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Mar 25, 2019 10:07:00 AM

We all have those mornings when, like this little puppy, we did not get an adequate amount of sleep. We push through the day tired, unproductive, and grumpy.

It is no secret exercising is good for your body and fosters a healthy weight while encouraging healthy eating. But did you know exercise helps reduce stress? And a main reason for lack of sleep is stress. If you fall into this bucket, try adding a new exercise routine from the comfort of your bed with yoga.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, stress, exercise, yoga

Sleep, Athletic Performance and Recovery

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Feb 24, 2019 12:18:00 PM

Many of the world’s greatest athletes eat, sleep, breathe, and live for their sport. But did you know that in addition to physical conditioning and conscious eating, sleep plays a major role in athletic performance and competitive results? The quality and amount of sleep athletes get is often the key to winning. REM sleep in particular provides energy to both the brain and body. If sleep is cut short, the body doesn’t have time to repair memory, consolidate memory, and release hormones.

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Topics: exercise, recovery, fitness

7 Reasons Yoga and Meditation Can Help Treat Your Insomnia

Posted by Co-Authors: Scott Smith, Community Editor, and Mayra Paris, Associate Editor-ConsumerAdvocate.com on Feb 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Are you looking for effective ways to combat insomnia? Have you tried diverse medications but yet to overcome sleep disorder? Worry less, this article highlights how regular yoga and meditation can treat your insomnia. Insomnia simply refers to a sleep disorder, it is a situation whereby an individual experiences difficulty in either falling asleep or staying asleep for the required time. Insomnia has diverse symptoms and this ranges from person to person.

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Topics: exercise, yoga, microsleep, meditation

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