Sleep

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What to expect

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Sleep, written and read by Nick Littlehales.

‘Nick Littlehales wants to redefine the very meaning of the word sleep’ – Daily Telegraph

‘Nick Littlehales has reconfigured the bedrooms of a legion of international sporting stars . . . He has a unique and encyclopaedic knowledge’ – Guardian

‘Sleep guru Nick Littlehales trains elite athletes to get the best possible rest’ – Daily Mail

Proven solutions for better nights, from the ‘sleep guru’ to sports stars including Cristiano Ronaldo

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, Nick Littlehales, elite sleep coach to some of the world’s leading sports stars and teams, lays bare his strategies for us all to use. Discover how to map your own sleep cycle, what the optimum room temperature is, which bedding is best and why napping is actually good for you.

Read Sleep, learn from the best in sport, and kickstart a more confident, successful and happier you.

Critics Review

  • The sleep guru to the stars explains how to discover your sleep cycle and why naps are essential

    Mail on Sunday
  • This is a tremendously exciting development and one I wholeheartedly support. Nick Littlehales provides leading professionals in the world of sport, including at Manchester United, with a better understanding of this natural physical and mental process – he enables players to maximise the quality and consistency of their sleep and in turn their overall performance

    Sir Alex Ferguson
  • Nick Littlehales is an innovative, world-class thinker. He designed the sleep solution for Team Sky’s riders – who have now won the Tour de France four times – and British Cycling, who have used his principles of sleep optimisation at the last two Olympics to great effect

    Philip Burt, lead physiotherapist, British Cycling
  • Nick has revolutionised my recovery process through practical, tailored professional advice

    Helen Wyman, European Cyclocross champion

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