Category Archives: Expert Advice

The optimum bedtime routine according to a Sleep Expert

To celebrate the renewal of our partnership with the British Athletes Commission (BAC), we put athletes’ questions on sleep in a Q&A to Mammoth ambassador and renowned Lecturer in Sleep Medicine at the University of Oxford, Dr Nicola Barclay.  BAC: So what would an optimum sleep bedtime routine look like? NB: Well, the bedtime routine really […]

The relationship between Sleep and Motivation

To celebrate the renewal of our partnership with the British Athletes Commission (BAC), we put athletes’ questions on sleep in a Q&A to Mammoth ambassador and renowned Lecturer in Sleep Medicine at the University of Oxford, Dr Nicola Barclay.  BAC: So can you talk about the relationship between sleep and motivation NB: Yeah, sure. So studies […]

Top tips for athletes to get their rest before a big competition

To celebrate the renewal of our partnership with the British Athletes Commission (BAC), we put athletes’ questions on sleep in a Q&A to Mammoth ambassador and renowned Lecturer in Sleep Medicine at the University of Oxford, Dr Nicola Barclay.  BAC: Usually the athletes the night before competing there’s a lot of excitement, there’s a lot of […]

Why you should be thinking about sleep this Mental Health Awareness Week

Improving your sleep quality goes hand-in-hand with improving your wellbeing It’s no secret that sleep is an important part of staying healthy. It gives your body the rest it needs, but it’s also vital for your mental wellbeing too. Around one in four people experience a mental health problem every year, and as many as […]

How much does the time you eat affect your sleep?

To celebrate the renewal of our partnership with the British Athletes Commission (BAC), we put athletes’ questions on sleep in a Q&A to Mammoth ambassador and renowned Lecturer in Sleep Medicine at the University of Oxford, Dr Nicola Barclay.  BAC: How much does the time you eat affect your sleep NB: Yeah, the timing of your […]

How to overcome jet lag according to a Sleep Expert

To celebrate the renewal of our partnership with the British Athletes Commission (BAC), we put athletes’ questions on sleep in a Q&A to Mammoth ambassador and renowned Lecturer in Sleep Medicine at the University of Oxford, Dr Nicola Barclay, who explained how to combat jet lag when travelling in different time zones.  BAC: Obviously, a lot […]

Dr Nicola Barclay BAC Q&A: The Relationship between Sleep and Anxiety

To celebrate the renewal of our partnership with the British Athletes Commission (BAC), we put athletes’ questions on sleep in a Q&A to Mammoth ambassador and renowned Lecturer in Sleep Medicine at the University of Oxford, Dr Nicola Barclay, who explained the role sleep had in handling anxiety.  BAC: So can you now talk through […]

Make good sleep your resolution for 2021

sleep better in 2021

Along with nutrition and exercise, sleep is one of the main pillars of our health. Getting enough high-quality sleep is vital for not only sustaining our physical wellbeing, but our mental wellbeing, too. Countless studies have shown the dangers of sleep deprivation when it comes to issues such as coronary heart disease, depression, dementia and […]

Positive Changes Ollie Devoto has taken from Lockdown

In our latest podcast, Mammoth Founder John Tuton chats to England & Exeter Chiefs centre Ollie Devoto about the positive lifestyle changes to be made from the lockdown period in England due to the pandemic. JP: Throughout the (lockdown) period, has there been anything else you’ve been able to do? OD: Yeah, I’d say that I’ve realised […]

Exeter Chiefs’ Ollie Devoto shares his top three sleep tips

During our latest podcast hosted by Mammoth Founder John Tuton, England & Exeter Chiefs centre Ollie Devoto shares his top three tips for a better night’s sleep.  JP: So in conclusion Ollie, you know we’ve talked some great things about sleep, training and recovery. Try and sum up in your own words, in between three […]