Daylight Saving Time on Sleep

23rd October 2019

Limit the Effects of Daylight Saving Time and Beat the Winter Blues

Every year, on the last Sunday of October, the clocks go back 1 hour to mark the end of Daylight Saving Time (DST). Although this does mean you can get an extra hour in bed, it can have some negative consequences on your recovery.

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Recovery routine for shift workers

6th September 2019

How to Create a Recovery Routine for Shift Workers

When working nights, we effectively have to reset our body clock to work to the new time zone we find ourselves in, just as we would do with jet lag. Think of shift workers and you’re likely to conjure up images of night shifts in a factory, doctors and nurses in a hospital, perhaps even […]

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Identify and Manage Your Chronotype

30th August 2019

Identify and Manage Your Chronotype

Chronotypes are a key part of the R90 Technique, identifying your characteristic and learning to manage it can improve many aspects of your life including sleep, recovery, performance and even mood.

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Recovery tips used by elite athletes

23rd August 2019

Improve Your Performance: 4 Recovery Tips Used By Elite Athletes

Over the years at Sport Sleep Coach we have worked with high-level elite athletes who need to consistently perform at their best. This has led us to develop a range of simple, but effective techniques to improve performance in sport or work.

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How to change your chronotype

16th August 2019

From PMer to AMer: How to Change Your Chronotype for Improved Wellbeing.

Recent research has outlined the most effective changes PMers can make to shift their chronotype to be more in line with an AMers, resulting in improved wellbeing. The research focused on extreme PMers, whose natural body clock leads them to go to sleep later and wake up later. The techniques found to be effective included […]

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How to sleep in hot weather

24th July 2019

How to Sleep in Hot Weather: 10 Tips from an Elite Sleep Coach

The current heatwave in the UK will have a lot of us tossing and turning during the night, frustrated at trying to sleep in the high temperatures. We asked our Elite Sport Sleep Coach, Nick Littlehales, for his tips on beating the heat and getting a restful night of recovery.

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Sleep and Recovery Performance

23rd July 2019

Sleep and Athletic Performance

When researchers asked elite athletes about the best recovery modalities, they all rated sleep among the top three most important practices for athletic performance, regardless of gender, age, or sport.

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Sleep Pattern

5th July 2019

6 ways to hack your sleeping pattern to get a better night’s rest

In his book, Sleep, Nick Littlehales promises to teach us how to hack our sleeping patterns.

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Health Benefits of Montmorency Tart Cherries

31st May 2019

The Amazing Health Benefits of Montmorency Tart Cherries

Montmorency Tart Cherries are extremely effective in improving muscle recovery and sleep, which is beneficial for athletes looking to maximise their performance.

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