11 strategies for better sleep

Here are some simple and important points for getting better sleep:

1. Get to sleep by 1030pn!!!
2. Minimise exposure to bright lights 2 hours before bed
3. Sleep in a room that is completely dark
4. Avoid stimulants after lunch – including alcohol, caffeine and sugar
5. Avoid sweets in evening
6. Drink plenty of water
7. Get regular exercise
8. Unplug all electrical devices in bedroom – do not use an electric blanket
9. Consult a naturopath
10. Try reading an hour before sleep
11. Try a sleep meditation

These tips are from one of my favourite fitness coaches – Paul Chek. For a great read on wholistic health check out his book – “How to Eat, Move and Be Healthy”


Our bella vista personal trainers take a lifestyle to approach to helping our clients enjoy better health and fitness. With over 25 years of personal training experience in the hills district we are some of the most experienced personal trainers in our industry and have helped numerous people look, feel and function better for sports and life!

We have trained international level athletes and 70 year old nannas and know that a scientific approach to training can be tailored for anyone wanting to improve any aspect of their health and fitness.

We do not promote quick fix strategies or products and encourage our clients to take a holistic – long term approach to achieving their goals. This means looking at exercise, nutrition, motivation and lifestyle change.

Too many people get sucked into the empty promises of “quick fix” products and programs in the fitness industry. We promote good health, fitness and lifestyle and have attained amazing results in doing so.