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 […]

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’ […]