Category Archives: Case studies

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 […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Charles Piutau, Professional Rugby Player

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Currently plying his trade at Ulster in the Pro14 league, the former All Black is considered to be one of the most dangerous runners in world rugby. After suffering from debilitating back pain on his old mattress, Charles took advice from teammates who sleep on a Mammoth and tried one out at Dreams Boucher Road […]

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 […]

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 […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Hollie Webb, Olympic and European Champion GB Hockey Player

Hollie Webb and her GB Hockey teammates shot to fame in 2016 after taking gold at the Rio Olympics in one of the most tense climaxes to a tournament in living history. As part of a Women’s team that have also taken European gold and Commonwealth silver in recent years, Hollie has been involved in […]