Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

On October 18, 2013 by Physical Culturist

(Jon Hamilton, NPR) While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s, researchers say. During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain...

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The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

On October 13, 2013 by Physical Culturist

The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation – “You are probably aware of the health risks of not getting enough exercise or eating a nutritious diet, but what about the risks of not getting enough...

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Sleep and Melatonin

On September 13, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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8 Rules of Sleep

On September 10, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Sleep is very important not only for health, but for mental function and physical performance. Here are some tips we picked up from various sources, to help improve your sleep! Can you think...

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Night Owls Have Higher Risk of Being Overweight and at Heart Risk

On September 5, 2013 by Physical Culturist

People who keep late hours may elevate their risk of obesity and heart attack, a U.S. researcher says. Giovanni Cizza of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., says many in the...

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The Perfect Nap: Sleeping Is a Mix of Art and Science

On September 4, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Why Some Snoozing Sessions Leave You Groggy While Others Help Sleep experts break sleep down into several stages, which the brain cycles through roughly every 90 to 120 minutes. These stages are broadly...

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Catching Up on Sleep on Weekends May Help Cut Diabetes Risk

On September 1, 2013 by Physical Culturist

For many U.S. adults, sleep of 6 hours a night may increase their risk of diabetes — not because of weight gain, but insulin resistance, researchers say. Peter Liu of the Los Angeles...

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The Importance of Sleep – Growth Hormone and Amylase

On August 29, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Information by courtesy of Ameer Rosic!

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Poor Sleep, or a Lack of Sleep Linked to Skin Aging

On July 24, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Sleep-deprived women show signs of premature skin aging and a decrease in their skin’s ability to recover after sun exposure, U.S. researchers say. Primary investigator Dr. Elma Baron of the University Hospitals Case...

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Sandow Wisdom – Sleep

On July 10, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Rest is extremely important. Are you getting enough sleep? Better sleep = Better Gains. Here’s some old school sleep advice from the father of bodybuilding, Eugen Sandow! written in 1894.

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Have Trouble Sleeping? – Count Reps!

On June 3, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Regular folks use the “counting sheep” technique to help themselves fall asleep at night. For lifters like us, such mediocre techniques simply don’t work–the mere thought of sheep makes us hungry, making it...

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Disrupted Sleep Linked to Higher Prostate Cancer Risk

On May 12, 2013 by Physical Culturist

by Los Angeles Times 05-08-13 May 08–The links between sleep and cancer are now so many, you could build a chain. A new study has found that for men who suffer insomnia and...

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Suggestions About Sleep

On January 9, 2013 by Physical Culturist

source: Vitality Supreme (1915), by Bernarr Macfadden Click here to buy the full book! Sleep is one of the first essentials in maintaining or in building vitality. There are differences of opinion as...

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The Signs of a Poor Night’s Sleep (LEF)

On January 5, 2013 by Physical Culturist

By Michael A. Smith, MD You feel sluggish and achy all the time. Your mood changes at the drop of a hat. Your boss thinks you’re losing your edge as you can’t seem...

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What’s the Worst Thing You Can Do if You Can’t Fall Asleep?

On January 2, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Most of us experience difficulty sleeping from time to time but for some people the inability to fall asleep becomes a chronic condition. Tossing an turning hoping to finally fall asleep only increases...

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