We provide you some advice and scientific facts about sleep and how it relates to your health and fitness.

The Cost of a Good Night’s Sleep

There are various reasons to limit what you spend on a new mattress. If the mattress is for a child or a guest room, then your requirements will be different from a long term purchase for yourself. Say, for example, you wish to purchase a kid’s single mattress to last for a short time till [...]

By | March 9th, 2019|Shopping Tips, Sleep and Health|0 Comments

Do You Really Need a Pillow?

Ask most people to sleep without a pillow and they’ll likely tell you they can’t or that it just doesn’t feel right. They’ll probably focus on the comfortability it provides them, or maybe it’s the psychological factor where they can hug the pillow while they drift off into a blissful sleep. They are unlikely to [...]

By | February 22nd, 2019|Shopping Tips, Sleep and Health|Comments Off on Do You Really Need a Pillow?

The Value of Naps — No Mattress Required

We have all heard it before, “I can function just as well if I sleep  for only 5 hours at night, any more than that is just wasting time.”  Numerous international studies have now debunked that theory. However, for those times when you cannot get a refreshing night’s sleep, a little day nap will help. Check out [...]

By | December 21st, 2018|Sleep and Health|Comments Off on The Value of Naps — No Mattress Required

Sleeping with Someone? Here Are Some Tips

It is no surprise that sleeping together is an important way for couples to feel connected. Yet, while many partners can live together happily, sleeping side by side is a different story. A study shows that on average, one in three people say the sleep problems of their partners negatively impact their own quality of [...]

By | December 8th, 2018|Product Guide, Sleep and Health|Comments Off on Sleeping with Someone? Here Are Some Tips

How to Correct Your Breathing

(This is the second part of the previous article “How You Breathe during the Day Affects Your Sleep Quality.”) If you ask us what is the most important requirement for the human body (no it's not sleep), it's breathing. As explained in the previous article, the manner in which we breathe has an enormous effect on [...]

By | November 22nd, 2018|Sleep and Health|Comments Off on How to Correct Your Breathing

How You Breathe during the Day Affects Your Sleep Quality

(As part of ensuring we keep up to date with the latest information on the numerous factors that affect sleep quality, we came across an article by Nancy H. Rothstein, the “Sleep Ambassador.” Here are some excerpts from her enlightening piece.) We enter the world with a breath and the process continues automatically for the [...]

By | November 10th, 2018|Sleep and Health|Comments Off on How You Breathe during the Day Affects Your Sleep Quality

How Does Sleep Cycle Work?

So that we can understand what the sleep cycle is and how it works, let's take a look at its two most important components: 1. Slow wave sleep (also known as deep sleep) 2. Rapid eye movement (or REM) sleep During slow-wave sleep the body relaxes, breathing becomes more regular, blood pressure falls, and the [...]

By | October 25th, 2018|Sleep and Health|Comments Off on How Does Sleep Cycle Work?

Can You Catch Up on Lost Sleep?

I think it is fair to say that most (if not all) of us know that we should get at least 8 hours of sleep as part and parcel of their daily health and fitness regime. Unfortunately, while we may know how to lead a healthy lifestyle, we don't necessarily put it into practice. Nowadays, getting [...]

By | October 12th, 2018|Sleep and Health|Comments Off on Can You Catch Up on Lost Sleep?

Sleeping Is Not Cheating – How Sleep Enhances Football Players’ Chances of Winning

Contrary to popular belief, football players do not get fitter or more focused by training on the ground or doing lots of workouts. While such activities provide their muscles more stamina and the necessary stimuli that will motivate their bodies to endure the rigidity of the games, it is during the long moments when the [...]

By | September 28th, 2018|Sleep and Health|Comments Off on Sleeping Is Not Cheating – How Sleep Enhances Football Players’ Chances of Winning

What Is Sleep and Why Do You Need It?

One of the most powerful forces in the human body is sleep. Everybody succumbs to it, and even if you try to resist it, you will have to give in eventually. Sleepiness is a sensation that engulfs your brain up to the tips of your tiniest nerves. When it comes, it comes. Besides, good health [...]

By | September 21st, 2018|Sleep and Health|Comments Off on What Is Sleep and Why Do You Need It?
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