The Leen Eats Paudcast - Episode 5: Nick Littlehales

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We are delighted to be joined by sleep expert Nick Littlehales for episode 5 of the Leen Eats Paudcast.

Nick is a world renowned elite sleep coach having worked with some of the biggest athletes across multiple sporting domains. Nick has worked with the worlds top footballers at the likes of Manchester City , Liverpool , Real Madrid , Manchester United , RB Leipzig, Arsenal and the English national team. Nick has also worked with the worlds leading cyclists at Team Sky & British cycling as well as work with the RFU, RFL and Olympic sailing teams.

As the prospect of a European Super league happily lies in the past, it is quite clear that in the event that there was a European Super League, Nick would be at the forefront of the league's sleeping habits.

In this episode Nick tackles many misconceptions surrounding sleep including the myth of 8 hours & blue light. Nick takes a holistic approach to sleep and places emphasis on  what we do in the hours spent awake having the greatest effect on the quality of sleep we get each night.

Nick also takes a look at the external factors affecting the wellbeing of modern day athletes and the strategies they use to gain balance in their routines

Nick is the author of the bestseller, Sleep: The Myth of 8 Hours, the Power of Naps, and the New Plan to Recharge Your Body and Mind. Unlike other books that discuss the importance of sleep , Nick emphasizes the power of sleep and gives a guide on how to optimize the sleep we get.

Nick's book can be found in print and audiobook form on and it is also available on amazon. 

For all enquiries find Nick @_sportsleepcoach on instagram or visit 

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