ARTICLE: CAN ORANGE GLASSES HELP YOU SLEEP BETTER?

CrossFit Friday 4/10/2015:

Three rounds for time of:

Rx:
2 Rope Climbs (15′)
4 Clean & Jerk (185/125 lbs)
6 Handstand Push-Ups to 4″/2″ Deficit

Sport of Fitness:
2 Rope Climbs (15′)
4 Clean & Jerk (225/155 lbs)
6 Handstand Push-Ups to 6″/4″ Deficit

Competition:
2 Rope Climbs (15′)
4 Clean & Jerk (165/110 lbs)
6 Handstand Push-Ups

Performance:
1 Rope Climbs (15′) or 6 Strict Ground to Standing
4 Clean & Jerk (95-135/65-95 lbs)
6 Banded Handstand Push-Ups or L-Sit DB Press

Fitness:
1 Rope Climbs (15′) or 6 Ground to Standing
4 Clean & Jerk (45-65/35-45 lbs)
6 L-Sit DB Press

Article:

Most evenings, before watching late-night comedy or reading emails on his phone, Matt Nicoletti puts on a pair of orange-colored glasses that he bought for $8 off the Internet.

“My girlfriend thinks I look ridiculous in them,” he said. But Mr. Nicoletti, a 30-year-old hospitality consultant in Denver, insists that the glasses, which can block certain wavelengths of light emitted by electronic screens, make it easier to sleep.

Studies have shown that such light, especially from the blue part of the spectrum, inhibits the body’s production of melatonin, a hormone that helps people fall asleep. Options are growing for blocking blue light, though experts caution that few have been adequately tested for effectiveness and the best solution remains avoiding brightly lit electronics at night. Read More

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/04/07/can-orange-glasses-help-you-sleep-better/?ref=health&_r=0