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.
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.
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.
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.
The 7 Key Sleep Recovery Indicators (KSRIs) are the building blocks of the R90 Technique, they are the 7 steps to take to improve your sleep. Adopting even just one of them could go a long way to improving your life, sleep and recovery.