Ollie Devoto explains the Importance of Sleep As An Athlete

In our latest podcast, Mammoth Founder John Tuton chats to England & Exeter Chiefs centre Ollie Devoto about the realities of managing sleep and recovery time as a professional rugby player. JP: Just how important is good sleep for a rugby player? OD: It is absolutely vital. I think the way I look at it, […]

How sleep helps children stay fit and active

During her recent Q&A with Mammoth Dr Nicola Barclay, University of Oxford Sleep Scientist discusses how important sleep is in helping children stay fit and active. “So, let’s now think about the importance of sleep in helping children stay fit and active and growing and developing naturally. Now certain sleep stages such as slow wave […]

Getting our routine back after lockdown

During her recent Q&A with Mammoth Dr Nicola Barclay, University of Oxford Sleep Scientist discusses how important it is to get our sleep back on track after lockdown where most of our routines were distrupted.  “So with children returning to school since the COVID-19 pandemic, we may see that many families struggle to find that […]

Does a lack of sleep really cause dark undereye circles?

Sleep deprivation comes with many consequences . . . including cosmetic ones The issues that can occur due to sleep deprivation are widespread and varied. From the more immediate symptoms such as a lack of energy and poor concentration, to long-term health consequences like an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and other […]

Sleep your way to a happier, more productive you.

We always hear that we need to get enough sleep, but many of us take that fact for granted. During her recent Q&A with Mammoth Dr Nicola Barclay, University of Oxford Sleep Scientist discusses why sleep is crucial to self-improvement.  “So, why is sleep crucial to a happier and more productive person? Well sleep is important, […]

Don’t be scared: the benefits of sleeping in the dark

There’s no need to be afraid of the dark, especially at bedtime Many children and even some adults see the darkness as something to fear. We’re brought up on stories of monsters lurking under beds and in closets, only coming out when the sun has set and the moon is high. This can make the […]

Can lack of sleep reduce testosterone levels?

We’re taking a closer look at the relationship between testosterone and a good night’s sleep Getting older comes with its fair share of challenges – from aches and pains to tiredness. Part of this is the result of a drop in key hormones, including testosterone. And contrary to popular belief, testosterone is a critical hormone […]

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 […]