Tag Sleep

Sleep to Win: Part 4 – Sleep and Competition

This blog continues the ‘Top 10 sleep principles’ focusing on competition and sleep. Competing Having made it to a competition, you really don’t want sleep to get in the way of performance. But here, sleep is especially challenged, since you…

Sleep to Win: Part 3 – Sleep and Travel

This blog continues the ‘Top 10 sleep principles’ focusing on travel and sleep Travelling In our previous post we considered general sleep issues during training. We also suggested that routines were the guardians of good sleep. It’s also the case…

Sleep to Win: Part 2- Sleep and Training

Evidence-based sleep management to support your performance and wellbeing Training The jury is still out on whether, by extending sleep beyond its typical duration, performance can be reliably enhanced (so-called ‘sleep extension’ interventions). What is certain, however, is that inadequate…

Sleep to Win: Part 1- Sleep and Sport

Supporting Champions  Sleep to Win: Part 1- Sleep and Sport

In this guest blog series we hear from experts Kevin Morgan and Luke Gupta – on the vital component of performance – Sleep! This introductory blog will look at the background to sleep and why it is so important. In…

Top 10 applications: 10 Sleep

Supporting Champions  Top 10 applications: 10 Sleep

“A well-spent day brings happy sleep”, (Leonardo da Vinci) No. 10 – Sleep Sometime around the summer of 2002 I was roped into participating in a study by Charlie Pedlar. For three days, we carted down to the sleep laboratories…