REM-Fit Blog

  • Alcohol and Sleep. Truth on the Rocks  

    Alcohol and Melatonin, Rest, Recovery and More. For many, one of the best ways to wind down after a long day is to grab a cold one. Alcohol offers ...
  • Hack Your Sleep: Get more done, recover faster and live longer

    It’s a mystery we have to hack our sleep. Sleep, after all, predates modern civilization. It’s one of the most innate parts of being human. Why do ...
  • Sleep and Sex - How to have great sex and still sleep like a baby

    Sleep and Sex - Is one better for you than the other? Sleep and sex - two activities that are made for the bedroom. But does one promote better hea...
  • Why is Sleeping Cool Important?

    Your body has an ideal sleeping temperature somewhere between 60- and 67-degrees Fahrenheit, which is cooler than most room temperatures during the...
  • How to Use Sleep Cycles to Wake Up with More Energy

    If you’ve reached the point where you hit snooze five times before begrudgingly falling out of bed, you’re not alone. Lots of us don’t get adequate...
  • Why the Pillow You Sleep on Matters

    Have you put any thought in your pillow lately? No? Well, maybe you should as you spend 8 hours with your face on it. Firmness, feel, coolness, and...
  • The Real Cost of Not Sleeping

    If you’re like most of us, sometimes it doesn’t feel like there are enough hours in the day. With so much to get done, it might seem like you can s...
  • How to Get Enough REM Sleep

    Kimber Rozier, CSCS In one night, sleepers usually move through four stages with distinct patterns. The first three stages (1-3) are characterized ...
  • The Simple Weight Loss Equation

    Kimber Rozier, CSCS I’m no mathematician. The most math I do on a daily basis involves adding 45lb plates and calculating total caloric intake. How...
  • The Fundamentals of Recovery

    The Fundamentals of Recovery In order to exercise, your body itself breaks down stored energy and converts it to energy you can actually use. Much ...
  • Which Sleep Position is the Best Sleep Position?

     Kimber Rozier, CSCS What sort of sleeper are you? Do you like to curl up in the fetal position for the night? Are you face-down on your stomach, p...
  • How to Maintain Willpower over the Holidays

    When the holidays hit, they hit hard. They’re like the weekends of the year – Monday through Friday you’re all set with your goals and sleep patter...