Better Sleep Case Study: Anthony Ogogo

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Anthony Ogogo first made his name at the London Olympics in 2012, where he won a Bronze medal in the Middleweight Boxing division. Since then he has gone on to become a professional boxer as well as featuring on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.   Can you tell us about an average day for a […]

Sleep science: How much sleep do you really need?

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By now we all know that sleep is important. We spend a third of our lives asleep and we can go for longer without food than we can without sleep. Yet in the 21st century, our lifestyles are becoming less and less compatible with our natural sleep–wake cycle. As we work longer hours, indulge in […]

Here’s how you can go back to sleeping like a baby

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Often in childhood, we follow strict night-time routines, where television before bed is limited, baths are taken at the same time each evening and lights are out the same time each night. In our teenage and adult years we have the freedom to break from the strict bedtime routines of the past and sleep when […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Alex Tait, Newcastle Falcons

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Alex Tait has represented Premiership rugby team Newcastle Falcons for his entire 10-year career. Over the length of his career he has witnessed the development of the professional game, with an ever-increasing focus on making performance gains. To help him get the very best out of his rest and recovery time, he recently bought a […]

Mammoth Ambassador, Anne Dickins paddles her way to an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list

Anne Dickins

The team at Mammoth are delighted to announce that Olympic and World Paracanoe Champion, Anne Dickins, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. Anne, who is also a Chartered Physiotherapist and mother of two, first took up paracanoe after London 2012. She has been a Mammoth Ambassador since 2014 when […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Hall Charlton, retired professional rugby player

Hall Charlton

Hall Charlton’s playing career at Newcastle Falcons spanned three decades and he enjoyed both playing with and against some of the greats of the game during that time. We chatted to Hall about his career, life after sport and why nobody is worth losing sleep over!   Hi Hall, can you tell us a little […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Charlotte Barras, England and Saracens Rugby Player

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England and Saracens rugby player Charlotte Barras has enjoyed a long and illustrious career. She has played in a World Cup final and competed at the very highest level of both the 15-aside and 7-aside versions of the game. The flying winger, who is also Head of Girls Games at Forest School in London, took the time […]

Ditch the snooze button – why having too much sleep could be a major health hazard

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In modern day society we seem to be programmed to count down the days, even the hours, to the luxury of a weekend lie in. And although it is true that being well rested is essential for good health, recent research is proving it to be equally true that having too much sleep may have […]

Why sleep and comfort are the first line of defence against poor health

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Mammoth’s Human Performance Specialist, Dr Jonathan Bloomfield, investigates how sleep and comfort can have a profound effect on health and wellbeing. Before we can consider how best to improve sleep among the general public, we must first understand the scale and the nature of the problem. Let me put a few statistics in front of […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Tom Richards, GB Squash

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English squash player Tom Richards put aside the time to talk to us about torn ACLs, competing at next year’s World Championships in Manchester and staying up late to chat with George Harrison. Hi Tom, How did you first get into your sport? Both of my parents play squash and so when my Mum took […]