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Sleep and Exercise

The Biggest Sleep Stories Of 2013, Part 1

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

2013 brought scientific breakthroughs that deepened our understanding of the very nature of sleep, as well as important new information about Americans' sleep habits and the tools they use to help them sleep better.

These 6 Sports Teams Have A Secret Weapon -- And It's Not What You Think

Posted 10.10.2013 | Healthy Living

What if the key to a winning sports franchise isn't more and better practice but more and better sleep? A growing body of evidence shows athletic p...

Yoga Improves Sleep For Cancer Patients

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Finding ways to help people coping with cancer to sleep better is an important goal of sleep research and clinical treatment. While short-term use of sleep medication may be useful, it's critical to identify strategies for improving sleep that don't rely on long-term use of sleep medicines.

Exercise Improves Sleep, But It Takes Time To Reap The Benefits

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

This research sheds some light on the complexity of the relationship between sleep and exercise. In particular, the study suggests that exercise may not have an immediate impact on sleep, but in fact may take several weeks or months to significantly change sleep.

The Surprising Relationship Between Exercise And A Better Night's Sleep

Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By Emily Faherty Believe it or not, tossing and turning in the middle of the night is not a suitable form of exercise. But studies suggest making...

4 Ways Exercise Affects Your Sleep

Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living

Earlier this month, researchers at the annual SLEEP 2013 meeting presented a study showing that having a more physically demanding job can affect how ...

Is This The Key To Better Sleep?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

We all know exercise is good for us. Good for our health, good for our waistlines, good for stress and for our clarity of mind. Exercise is also very -- very -- good for sleep.

Sarah Klein

Is This The Key To Better Sleep?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living

Tired. Beat. Worn out. A tough workout can, without a doubt, leave you ready to hit the hay. But according to a new poll, that workout doesn't just ma...

Combine Sleep And Exercise For Weight Loss Success

Posted 11.23.2012 | Healthy Living

By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D for YouBeauty.com September through November in the northern United States signals the start of the fall marathon ...