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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 […]

Bring a bear to bed? The importance of emotional comfort for a great night’s sleep

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This Hug a Bear Day, we’re exploring the potential benefits of cuddly toys and other bedtime comforts Every child has a favourite cuddly toy, and choosing a furry friend to snuggle up next to is a natural part of many children’s night-time routine. But is there something more to this long-standing tradition than childish whimsy? […]

Can sleeping better make you less afraid?

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New research has found a connection between high-quality sleep and reduced feelings of fear Better quality sleep is linked to reduced activity in brain regions implicated in forming fear, according to new research. Furthermore, time spent in REM (rapid eye movement) sleep could potentially indicate susceptibility to post-traumatic stress disorder. It’s no secret that poor […]

From stress to social media: why aren’t we sleeping enough?

Sunday Insomnia

November 1st marks National Stress Awareness Day, so there’s no better time to take a closer look at the factors which stop us sleeping well, including stress. As we all know, sleep is a vital part of a happy, healthy lifestyle. When we don’t get enough sleep, we put ourselves at risk of negative experiences […]

Designing your bedroom for the ultimate night’s sleep

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Achieving a restful, restorative night’s sleep should never be left to luck. With the importance of sleep and recovery very much in the spotlight in these modern times, Dr Jonathan Bloomfield, chief scientific officer at Mammoth and expert in fatigue, examines the best ways to design your bedroom to ensure a restful night’s sleep, night […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Ben Glynn, Professional Rugby Player

Ben Glynn needs to pay more attention than most to his physical conditioning. At 6ft 6 and 19 stone, the experienced Second Row Forward prioritises support and alignment in a mattress to help him rest and recover. We caught up with the big man to talk about the intensity of his day job, rupturing his […]

New research reveals the scary thing that happens to your brain when you’re sleep deprived

Sleep deprivation

A study published in the Journal of Neuroscience yielded some fascinating yet terrifying results By now it shouldn’t be a surprise to hear that sleep deprivation is detrimental to your health. Barely a day goes by today when there isn’t an article in one publication or another outlining the effects of sleep loss in the […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Pete Reed, Olympic and World Champion Rower

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Pete Reed is one of Great Britain’s true sporting greats and a Mammoth Ambassador to boot. With 3 Olympic and 5 World Championship gold medals to his name, he is among the most decorated individuals in rowing history. Having recently come back from career-threatening hip surgery, Pete turned to Mammoth for help with his rehabilitation […]

Which weeknight is worst for insomnia?

Sunday Insomnia

We all want to wake up feeling refreshed, but research shows we find it hardest on one night of the week in particular. When it comes to maintaining our overall health, there aren’t many things more important than sleep. Sleep not only helps repair and rest our bodies, but also improves our memory and even […]