When it comes to sleep, not all exercise is created equal. While the tougher puff stuff acts a great stress reliever, it can often leave you raring to go – perfect for boosting energy levels, but not so useful when it comes to getting your head down.

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We’ve devised this short routine with the perfect combination of exercises to help you drift off to the land of nod in no time.

So, what are you waiting for? Stretch out those often overloaded muscles and help prevent twinges from keeping you up at night, mobilise the joints that take a hammering from desk work, walking, high impact sports and even carrying kids, and enjoy a bit of time to stop and catch your breath.

These moves are slow in pace and easy to follow, and if you focus on your breath while you’re doing them, you have the perfect recipe for a good night’s sleep.