Physio Case Study: Barry Edwards, Lead Physio at Bath University’s Human Performance Centre and Sports Injury Clinic

Barry Edwards

Barry Edwards, Lead Physiotherapist at the University of Bath’s Human Performance Centre and Sports Injury Clinic, University of Bath speaks to Mammoth about the benefits of a good night’s sleep.  As the Lead Physiotherapist in a very busy Sports’ Injury Clinic and also a part-time Fitness Instructor, I can’t emphasise enough the importance and benefits of […]

Why you should keep your electronic devices at bay in the bedroom

Electronic devices

The dangers of overstimulating the brain before bed are becoming ever-more apparent. Research into sleep science has shown that the proliferation of TVs and mobile devices in particular is causing us to become more restless at night and suffer from interrupted sleep patterns. Dr Glen Kemp of Newcastle’s Science City gives us his view on […]

Why Quality Sleep Does More Than Just Make You Feel Amazing

Quality sleep makes you feel amazing

We all know how important a good sleep pattern is. We’ve read numerous articles, heard endless radio features or watched videos on the subject of sleep and its restorative powers. It’s all true, of course – sleep is great. It helps energise us through the day, it has mood-boosting qualities, and aids concentration. Modern athletes […]

Case Study: Tom Court

Tom Court

Rugby union player, Tom Court, who plays prop for London Irish and Ireland, recognises the impact sleep can have on mood, concentration, energy, training ability and recovery. I first started playing rugby while studying at university, almost ten years ago. Leading up to that, I’d been a fairly successful shot-putter but had found myself increasingly […]

The Weight Lifter’s Secret Guide to Avoiding Neck and Back Pain

Carly Luke

Exercise is good for us. It makes us feel great, helps us stay healthy, combats any number of problems such as cardiovascular diseases and even prolongs our lives. But working hard in the gym isn’t all fun and games. Thousands of people suffer injuries every year through poor form, over-exercising, failing to meet their bodies’ […]

Expert Insight: Carly Thornton’s Guide to Rest and Recovery in a successful training programme

Carly Thornton

UKBFF Bodybuilder and Personal Trainer, Carly Thornton, knows more than most about training hard. Placing 3rd in this year’s British Bodybuilding championship and with her own successful training business – which she runs with her partner Luke Sandoe – Carly is perfectly placed to offer advice on when to push hard in the gym and […]

Case Study: Luke Sandoe

Luke Sandoe

Super-heavyweight bodybuilder Luke Sandoe competes at the highest amateur level of the sport. Currently in training to become an IFBB Pro his gruelling gym regimes demand that he makes the most of his rest and recovery time. We caught up with Luke to talk training, sleep and Morgan Freeman.   Career Hi Luke, can you […]

Case Study: Carly Thornton

Carly Thornton

Bodybuilder and Bodyfitness competitor Carly Thornton knows a thing or two about keeping in shape. Having represented the UK at international competitions around the world, Carly came to Mammoth in search of a mattress that would help her recover faster between sessions in the gym. We caught up with Carly to learn a little more […]

Get into bed with sleep science

Sleep science

We spend around a third of our lives asleep and it plays a critical role in our physical and mental health, yet it is very often the most neglected part of our well-being. Professor Jason Ellis, leading sleep expert at Northumbria University’s Centre for Sleep Research and Director of Sleep Science at Mammoth Technologies, answers our […]