Category Archives: Case studies

Why do you feel groggy in the morning?

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Even if you get eight hours of sleep, you still might not wake up feeling refreshed There is nothing worse than waking up feeling like all you want to do is put your head back on the pillow and fall asleep. But for many of us, feeling groggy in the morning is a daily struggle. […]

Better sleep case study: Squadron Leader Penny Butterfield

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Squadron Leader Penny Butterfield is Officer Commanding the Oxford University Air Squadron and a long-time advocate of Mammoth mattresses. We caught up with Penny to talk about the challenges facing a helicopter pilot in the Forces – and why quality sleep is critical to performance in the air. Penny Butterfield has been on Mammoth’s radar […]

World record breaking Atlantic Challenge rowers reach dream finish

It has been a dream ending to one of the world’s toughest challenges for Team Tyne Innovation as they enter the record books to become the fastest mixed four to cross the Atlantic. The team, who reached the end point of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in Antigua this week after 42 days and 10 […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Jonny May, England and Leicester Tigers Rugby Player

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England and Leicester winger, Jonny May, is renowned as one of the world’s fastest international rugby players and among the deadliest finishers that England has to offer. We caught up with him to talk recovery, knee reconstruction and chatting with Barack Obama. As one of England’s most prolific try scorers of recent times, Jonny May […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Ollie Devoto

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Exeter’s talented young centre explains why playing for one of the best clubs in Europe requires him to pay close attention to his recovery. Coming from a long line of players and coaches, Ollie Devoto’s rugby pedigree was evident from a young age. Having joined Sherborne RFC at the age of 7, he quickly progressed […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Ben Youngs, Leicester Tigers and England Rugby Player

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As one of England’s most experienced rugby players, Ben Youngs has been at the top of the game for nearly a decade. Ahead of the new rugby season we caught up with him to talk about the battle to make the 2019 World Cup squad, competing against Israel Folau and sharing a late-night chat with […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Schalk Brits

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One of the Aviva Premiership’s most popular characters, Schalk Brits left South Africa in 2009 to ply his trade at double European champions, Saracens. Over a decade later Schalk is still regarded as one of the most exciting and dynamic hookers in the Premiership. A longstanding Mammoth customer, we caught up with Schalk to find […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Marc Finney, Head of Strength and Conditioning, Northampton Saints RFC

Talking performance, recovery and investing in sleep with Marc Finney of Northampton Saints. Marc Finney began his career as a lecturer. He spent 6 years lecturing in Sport and Exercise Science with a keen interest in fitness training. His first foray into professional sport was with Lincoln City FC where he worked part time as […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Paul Shields, Northampton Saints Team Manager

After a 10 year playing career for Ulster and Northampton was cut short due to a serious neck injury, Paul Shields decided to stay in the game. He moved into the team manager role at Northampton Saints, where he has been ever since. Having had success both as a player and part of a coaching […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Isobel Pooley, GB High Jumper and British Record Holder

My Mammoth is not just the centrepiece of my bedroom, it’s the centre of my world!” Now living and training in Frankfurt, Isobel Pooley had her new Mammoth shipped out to Germany in November 2017. The Commonwealth silver medallist and British high jump world record holder says: “I normally have two training sessions per day […]