Daylight Saving Time: What happens when the clocks finally “spring” forward?

Daylight-saving and sleep

What is Daylight Saving Time? DST became wide spread during the onset of WWI as a conservation effort (not for farmers as the common myth suggests). Moving the clocks in order to gain extra daylight at night would mean a reduction in lighting demand and allow for the saving of coal for the war effort. […]

Case Study: Olly Foster, Fitness Model and Personal Trainer

Olly Foster

Fitness model and personal trainer Olly Foster has made a living from the pursuit of better health and wellbeing. As a high performance athlete and popular cover model for the likes of Men’s Health and Muscle &Fitness magazines, Olly’s success is built on dedication and attention to detail. With a degree in Nutrition, Health and […]

Case Study: Gemma Atkinson, Actress and Model

Gemma Atkinson

Actress, model and fitness fanatic, Gemma Atkinson is a household name thanks to her roles in Hollyoaks and Casualty. A sufferer of frequent backache, Gemma first heard about Mammoth’s mattresses through Fitness Professional Olly Foster. And after test-driving the mattress at Cousins furniture store in Manchester, Gemma knew she’d found the solution to broken sleep. […]

Top Five Sleep Problems

Problems with sleep

Problems with sleep are the most common compliant of patients visiting their GP. It can have a devastating impact of people’s physical and mental health. Professor Jason Ellis, Head of Northumbria University’s Centre for Sleep Research and Director of Sleep Science at Mammoth describes the top five sleep problems:   Insomnia – the NHS reports […]

The role of sleep in athletic performance

sleep and athletic performance

While much focus has been placed on attaining optimum levels of performance through better exercise routines, nutrition and recovery techniques, it is only recently that attention has turned to the role sleep has to play. Research at Stanford University found that achieving nine hours of effective sleep improved basketball players’ performance by as much as […]

Start going longer in the bedroom during National Bed Month

National Bed Month

If your night-time experience is often an anti-climax, perhaps it’s time you started packing a Mammoth in the bedroom.  Now let us qualify this innuendo with a bit of basic information. If you’ve got a bog-standard mattress in your home, chances are it’s going to give you a reasonable amount of support and comfort for […]

Uncovering the science behind sleep

sleep science

We do it every single day of our lives, almost without exception. Yet we are still only just beginning to scratch the surface of exactly why we need sleep and how it benefits us. Recent studies have shown that sleep affects every part of our lives: from concentration to weight control, memory to physical recovery. […]

Professor Jason Ellis’s Top Tips for Great Sleep

Top tips for great sleep

There are a wide a range of factors that influence the quality of our sleep. Professor Jason Ellis, the world’s first and only Professor of Sleep Science,  gives us his top tips for achieving a great night’s sleep.   The bedroom is for sleeping – your bedroom should be primarily associated with sleep. Don’t clutter […]

Case Study: Anne Dickins, World Champion Para Canoeist and Chartered Physiotherapist

Anne Dickins

We speak to Great Britain’s champion para canoeist, busy physiotherapist and Mammoth mattress user, Anne Dickins.   How did you get into para canoeing? I used to be an endurance mountain biker until I experienced a back injury in 2011, which left me with a permanently weak leg, making it impossible for me to race […]

Case Study: Danny Nobbs, Paralympian

Danny Nobbs

Having represented Great Britain in the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, and with high hopes for 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil, Danny Nobbs, 33, talks about the importance of quality sleep. When I represented Paralympics GB in the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, in the F54 Javelin event, it was such an amazing experience […]