In today’s world of sleep trackers and activity monitors, we are ever more conscious of our body’s rhythms and getting *enough* sleep. However, it’s not just how much we sleep that we need to pay attention to, but when we sleep – it has a much bigger impact on our body than you might expect! […]
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Planning for a faraway trip? Make sure to let your inner clock know your plan
When we travel over multiple time zones within a day, this causes discomfort as our inner biological rhythms become desynchronized – what’s known as “jet lag”. Depending on whether you are going east or west, there are however things you can do to minimize these symptoms – starting days before you leave.
Late Game Times and Heavy Travel Strike Out the Pros & Their Fans
For many Americans, springtime means only one thing: Baseball! But not all teams are created equally. Sure talent can drive the likelihood of winning a World Series pennant. But, recent research in the field of circadian rhythms shows that some teams have a competitive edge based on their (a) time zone location; (b) how many […]
Circadian Rhythms: What they are and Why they matter
Ever experienced jetlag? Do you get sleepy in the afternoon? Does your work or school start too early for you? Have you noticed that some medicines are to be taken at specific times of day? All of these are experiences are a result of your circadian rhythms. You’ve probably heard the terms circadian rhythms, biological […]