Sleep: The Under-Used, Perfectly Legal Performance Enhancer

Rest & Recovery; Boosting Performance With Better Sleep
Sleep. It’s one of the final frontiers for improving sports performance.

Substantial gains are available to those who can improve sleep quality and consistency. The amazing thing is that some of the world’s best athletes of all time weren’t great sleepers. Imagine what they could have achieved if they’d worked with the week’s guest and others in the sleep improvement field?

Nick Littlehales is one of the world’s pioneering sports sleep coaches. Based in Nottingham, England,  Nick has consulted to the likes of British Cycling and the two-time Tour de France winning Sky Professional Team, power house soccer clubs Manchester United and Real Madrid as well as in Olympic rowing, sailing, track and field and boxing.

You can find Nick him via the website

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Topics: Sleep for sports, athlete recovery, rest and recovery, injury prevention, athlete resilience, sleep performance