Buy a cheap mattress, have a late night and bin your pillow: Why everything you know about sleep is wrong
For the past 30 years, I’ve dedicated my life to sleep. I’ve been teaching sports stars from David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo to Victoria Pendleton and Laura Trott how to get the most out of their sleep.
What I’ve discovered is that much of the talk about sleep is nonsense. The secrets of waking up feeling rested don’t lie in spending as much as you can afford on a mattress or in trying to get eight hours a night.
In fact, if you really want a good night’s sleep — and who doesn’t? — it’s time to throw out the rule book and start again.
My top tips might sound contrary to common sense,... read more
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