Tag Archives: sleep quality

Why do you feel groggy in the morning?

why do you feel groggy

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 […]

Sleep quantity or sleep quality: what matters most?

sleep quality

We all know the importance of a good night’s sleep, but how much and what kind of sleep should you be aiming for sleep quality or quantity? It should come as no surprise to hear that, in order to optimise your sleep health in the most effective way, you need to strike the right balance […]

The science behind sleepwalking

What is sleepwalking, why do we do it and how can it be prevented? Sleepwalking is without a doubt one of the most unusual and intriguing phenomena surrounding sleep. Known officially as somnambulism, sleepwalking is actually a behavioural disorder which manifests itself during deep sleep. It can result in a variety of unconscious behaviours from […]

Catch up sleep may be more beneficial than previously thought, but a solid sleep pattern still prevails

catch up sleep

Is it possible to make up for lost sleep? If you love a lie in, you’re going to love the results of a recent study into sleep health. It turns out that lounging around in bed at the weekend may actually be good for you. Of course, this doesn’t mean that a sedentary lifestyle is […]

Research explains why men snore more than women

why men snore

Science tells us that there are several reasons why men are more likely to be banished to the sofa Studies have shown time and time again that men snore more than women. In fact, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, around 40 per cent of adult men are habitual snorers compared to less […]

Nathan Douglas – Great Britain Triple Jumper and Mind Coach

Nathan Douglas

Mammoth caught up with British triple jumper Nathan Douglas to talk sleep, comfort and handling the force of 15 times his own bodyweight through one knee.   Nathan, can you tell us a little bit about your background and how you got into athletics? I started athletics at the age of 7 after racing the […]

A formula for sleep – the best food and drink to help you unwind

Formula for sleep

image courtesy of wikipedia Various lifestyle factors can affect the ease with which we are able to nod off. Although it is generally considered a bad idea to consume food and drink right before bed, there are some things that can actually encourage relaxation and induce sleep. It is important to identify the difference between what […]