Category Archives: Elite Athletes

Better Sleep Case Study: Zach Mercer

Zach Mercer has been one of England’s leading Number Eights in recent years. Having performed consistently in a Bath shirt since 2016, he caught the attention of England coach, Eddie Jones, and gained his first cap for the national team in 2018 against South Africa. After half a decade at Bath, it was confirmed this […]

Mammoth sponsors England Men’s Player of the Year Awards at the 2021 Rugby Player’s Association Awards

Tom Curry named Mammoth England Men’s Player of the Year at this year’s virtual awards ceremony hosted by the world’s leading rugby podcast, The Good, The Bad and the Rugby. Mammoth is extremely proud to announce that England and Sale flanker, Tom Curry, has been named the England Men’s Player of the Year for the […]

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 […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Willi Heinz, England and Gloucester Rugby Player

© Martin Bennett/Gloucester Rugby England and Gloucester scrum half, Willi Heinz, talks all things sleep, injury and lockdown with Mammoth after buying his new RISE mattress. From the highs of travelling to Japan with England’s 2019 World Cup squad to the lows of enforced lockdowns in 2020, it’s fair to say that it’s been an […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, Wasps and All Blacks Rugby Player

Wasps Prop, Jeffery Toomaga-Allen plays in one of the most combative positions on the rugby pitch. We caught up with the Premiership rugby player to talk sport, recovery and dealing with the “new normal”. Having played rugby at the highest level with the Hurricanes, All Blacks and, more recently, Premiership side Wasps, Jeffery Toomaga-Allen understands […]

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, […]

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 […]

Jahid Ahmed, Kent County Cricket Club Bowling Coach

As a former first-class cricketer and current Kent CCC bowling coach, Jahid Ahmed knows just how important staying fit, healthy and fresh can be to athletic performance. We spoke to Jahid as he took delivery of his new Mammoth Rise Essential mattress and Ultimate pillows to talk sleep, health and fast bowling. Hi Jahid, How […]

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 […]

Team Tyne Innovation prepare to launch their bid at the World’s toughest row

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Two custom-built Mammoth mattresses will accompany Team Tyne Innovation as they set out to complete the Talisker Atlantic Challenge As they prepare to set sail on one of the world’s toughest challenges this week, a group of North East rowers have revealed how they will rest and recover during their 3,000 mile row across the […]