Sleep

Sleep Is a Game Changer! Are You Getting Enough?

Your head just hit the pillow, you’ve finally calmed the voices in your head, and drifted off into dreamland. Ah, it’s bliss… Except for that incessant racket. What is that? An annoying bird? A truck backing up? Nope, it’s the alarm clock. And there’s no room in your morning for the snooze button. If this scenario sounds familiar...

How Busy Mom Sarah A. Finds Balance with Fitbit Charge HR

Read Fitbit user Sarah's story about how she stays active as a mom.

Sarah A. has been using a Fitbit Charge HR for over a year. Fitbit spoke with Sarah to get her take on how she balances a healthy lifestyle with being a busy mom. Fitbit: What is the greatest impact Fitbit has had on your life as a mother? Sarah: Fitbit has helped me in my journey to become a fit and healthy mother. In 2012 and 2013 I lost...

Catch Better Zzz’s by Trying Yoga Before Bed

Yoga moves to try before bed

There are plenty of ways to wind down after a long day—reading a good book, watching TV, having a glass of wine, the list goes on. But it turns out light activity does more to help you relax before bed than being sedentary does. In fact, research shows performing gentle movements, like yoga, in the evening can even improve the quality of your...

5 Ways to Make Your Room Sleep-Friendly

How sleep-friendly is your room?

Good sleep habits have been linked to better weight control and improved mood. Plus, getting enough shut-eye gives you the energy you need to get up and get active. Want to improve your time in the sack? Here are five ways to make your room more sleep-friendly. Adjust the Thermostat Try lowering the temperature in your room. Studies have shown...