For many of us, the thought of gaining an extra hour of sleep at the end of daylight savings time is a blessing. But for some it can mean a minor disruption in your routine and signals the shift into winter and the shorter days ahead.
How does the time change affect your health?
Time change plays out in our bodies much like jet lag, with falling back feeling much like traveling from the east coast to the west coast. Typically, the fall time change is easier since we “gain” an hour of sleep, and most people should adjust within 24 hours.
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Tamsen Carson has completed the Tough Mudder an astounding three times — and she has the blue headband to prove it. And, she doesn’t plan to stop there. For Tamsen, endurance events are an important part of her work-life balance.
She ran the Ragnar Relay in Napa Valley in September and plans to build a team for the Reno-Tahoe Odyssey in 2015. Tamsen’s most ambitious goal is to compete in future triathlons to up the ante for her racing pursuits.
Tamsen, a physician assistant with The Pregnancy Center, has been athletic her whole life, but these races have really tested that natural ability. She cites Mudder elements like a 20-foot dive into water …