Tag Archives: Sleep

Myth Busters: I Can Catch Up On Sleep

We all know by now that a lack of sleep can affect your overall health and make you prone to serious medical conditions, such as obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. But did you know that you can’t offset that lack of sleep by getting more sleep the following evening? It is a… Read More »

‘Fittest man in the world’ Dean Karnazes reveals his secrets: Paleo diet, seven-hours’ sleep, a standing desk and strong friendships

On his 30th birthday Dean Karnazes and his friends started celebrating with beers and moved on to tequila shots. Nothing too unusual there. Perhaps more unusual was that the night ended with him steaming drunk, running through the streets in his underpants. Uniquely, however, that birthday run lasted for 48 kilometres and seven-and-a-half hours. It… Read More »

Dr Amir’s amazing hot water bottle trick to keep you COOL and help you sleep in the heat

Appearing on ITV’s Lorraine this morning, Dr Amir advised to fill the hot water bottle with water (as you normally would do), but then to “put it in the freezer”. This might seem unconventional, but the doctor is certain it will “keep you cool”. Just before you get ready for bed, you can “stick it… Read More »