Sleep & Learning: Why is Sleep Important for Children?

Most of us have experienced the effects of sleep deprivation after a night of poor sleep: slow reflexes, less patience, and a decreased ability to process information quickly. So, it’s no surprise that sleep deficits can impact children’s learning and school performance. During her recent Q&A with Mammoth Dr Nicola Barclay, University of Oxford Sleep […]

Why you’re still tired after 8 hours of sleep

Sometimes, a full night’s sleep isn’t enough to stop you feeling fatigued It’s the most frustrating feeling in the world: making the effort to get a full night’s rest, only to wake up still feeling like you could hit the pillow and fall straight back to sleep. All of us would like to wake up […]

Why You Need To Be Making Your Bed, According To A Sleep Expert

The act of making our bed in the morning might seem something small and not really significant. Sometimes we don’t do it because we’re in a hurry to get somewhere or simply because we’re feeling lazy. But the truth is that making our bed can be more important than we think! During her recent Q&A […]

What is the best sleeping position?

We all have a favourite, but which one is the best for your sleep health? Unlike sleep patterns themselves, our sleep positions are usually pretty consistent. Even if you go to bed at different times every night, chances are you still go through the same rotation of positions while getting your forty winks. Unfortunately, our […]

Dr Nicola Barclay: Sleeping Well and Staying Healthy

Sleep is a time for recovery, repair and restoration of the body and mind which is so important during these uncertain times. During her recent Q&A with Mammoth Dr Nicola Barclay, University of Oxford Sleep Scientist discusses the link between sleep quality and our immune system. “Obviously, at the moment, we want to make sure […]

Better Sleep case study: Dane Vilas

  Lancashire County Cricketer, Dane Vilas, is well aware of the importance of staying fit and healthy to maintain performance. Dane has played in both the UK and South Africa, with hundreds of matches under his belt. We caught up with Dane to find out how he was enjoying his new Mammoth Shine mattress, and […]

Does sharing a bed help you sleep better?

New reports suggest that sharing a bed with your partner could result in improved rest Everyone has their own opinion on the best way to fall and stay asleep. Some people find it hard to sleep without their partner with them, while others relish the chance to starfish and spread out in a bed all […]

“Sleep it off!” Why sleep is crucial for tackling obesity

Weight management is a constant struggle for many of us. And while many of us fixate on gruelling exercise regimes and meticulous calorie counting, it’s important not to underestimate the role sleep has to play. With the majority of 2020 having been spent in lockdown, it’s safe to say that this year has been tough […]