Why do you want to sleep more in winter?

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At this time of year, getting out of bed in the morning can feel like a real chore While most of us are impatiently awaiting the arrival of spring, we’re still finding ourselves dealing with some very wintry weather. Cold winds, long nights and grey days are all commonplace at this time of year, and […]

World record breaking Atlantic Challenge rowers reach dream finish

It has been a dream ending to one of the world’s toughest challenges for Team Tyne Innovation as they enter the record books to become the fastest mixed four to cross the Atlantic. The team, who reached the end point of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in Antigua this week after 42 days and 10 […]

The science behind sleepwalking

What is sleepwalking, why do we do it and how can it be prevented? Sleepwalking is without a doubt one of the most unusual and intriguing phenomena surrounding sleep. Known officially as somnambulism, sleepwalking is actually a behavioural disorder which manifests itself during deep sleep. It can result in a variety of unconscious behaviours from […]

Why a better sleep routine should be top of your New Year’s Resolution list

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With the dawning of a new year comes the chance to refresh your sleep habits Whether you want to get fitter, healthier, more productive or achieve that next promotion in 2019, January is the time to put the plans in place that will help you achieve those goals. But don’t overlook how important a good […]

Team Tyne Innovation prepare to launch their bid at the World’s toughest row

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Two custom-built Mammoth mattresses will accompany Team Tyne Innovation as they set out to complete the Talisker Atlantic Challenge As they prepare to set sail on one of the world’s toughest challenges this week, a group of North East rowers have revealed how they will rest and recover during their 3,000 mile row across the […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Matthew Symons, Professional Rugby Player

At 6ft 6 and 19st, finding a bed that is comfortable and supportive is no easy feat for a man the size of Matthew Symons. Yet the Harlequins lock forward found the perfect match in Mammoth, thanks to the Rugby Players Association website and recommendations from other professionals.   Matthew Symons’ rugby career has been […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Jonny May, England and Leicester Tigers Rugby Player

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England and Leicester winger, Jonny May, is renowned as one of the world’s fastest international rugby players and among the deadliest finishers that England has to offer. We caught up with him to talk recovery, knee reconstruction and chatting with Barack Obama. As one of England’s most prolific try scorers of recent times, Jonny May […]

Understanding nightmares: the science behind bad dreams

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We are all familiar with bad dreams, so why are so many people still in the dark about why they occur and how to prevent them? Sinking into bed at the end of the day is one of life’s simple pleasures, but not if you suffer from chronic bad dreams. Nightmares are elaborate dreams that […]

Bring a bear to bed? The importance of emotional comfort for a great night’s sleep

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This Hug a Bear Day, we’re exploring the potential benefits of cuddly toys and other bedtime comforts Every child has a favourite cuddly toy, and choosing a furry friend to snuggle up next to is a natural part of many children’s night-time routine. But is there something more to this long-standing tradition than childish whimsy? […]