Nick Littlehales

  • Sleep

  • ** As heard recently on Dr. Rangan Chatterjee's podcast Feel Better, Live More **

    'Nick Littlehales wants to redefine the very meaning of the word sleep' - Daily Telegraph

    Proven solutions for better nights, from an elite sleep coach.

    One third of our lives are spent trying to sleep. Most us have disturbed, restless nights and rely on a cocktail of caffeine and sugar to drag us through the day. Yet the hours we spend in bed shape our mood, motivation and decision-making skills - defining our performance in work, at home and while keeping fit.

    We need a new approach to sleep

    In this ground-breaking book, the sleep guru to the stars Nick Littlehales debunks many myths around sleep, Nick introduces the reader to many new concepts, including:

    Why the fabled eight hours a night just doesn't add up

    Why you can have that extra glass of wine or eat late without worrying about getting to bed on time

    Why you might need less sleep than you think

    The power of the nap - and how you can nap with your eyes open in a room full of people

    How to manage the impact of technology while remaining fully connected with the world

    How to deal with jet lag, young children, snoring and other night-time challenges
    Why teenagers should be lying in - and why they should be starting school later in the day

    How to discover your own sleep cycle

Nick Littlehales is the leading elite sport sleep coach to the biggest names in the sporting world, including British Cycling and Team Sky's recording-breaking cyclists, top Premiership and international football teams and players, Rugby Union and Rugby League, and Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Chairman of the UK Sleep Council and a former professional golfer, he has thiry years' experience in the world of sleep science, and has spent sixteen years working with elite athletes. His proven approach to achieving the optimum night's sleep is endorsed by leading professionals in sport and business.