5 Hacks to Help You Get Your Best Sleep Ever

Quality sleep is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle. After just one night of tossing and turning, you soon realize how the lack of quality sleep can affect just about every area of your life—including your mood, job performance, relationships, and even success in weight-loss or maintenance goals. Continue reading →

Could Melatonin Help Women Build More Muscle and Burn More Fat?

Melatonin is a hormone secreted by the pineal gland in the brain and because it helps modulate sleep quality, it’s frequently used as a dietary supplement to lessen abnormal sleep patterns (1). However, a recent study suggests that melatonin may also assist in supporting weight management and muscle gain (2). Continue reading →

Are You Making Sleep A Priority?

Optimal performance and body composition depend on both how long and how well you sleep every night. Consistently missing just one hour of sleep can disrupt metabolism, increase body fat, and blunt important hormones involved in recovery (1-3). In a study from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands, researchers found that not getting a good night’s sleep reduces the amount of fat you burn in a day by over 50 percent (1). In this study, subjects had their sleep interpreted by using Continue reading →