Category Archives: Dr Jonathan Bloomfield

Sleeping in the Heat

summer heat at night

Mammoth’s resident sleep expert, Dr Jonathan Bloomfield addresses the issue that’s on everyone’s mind in the UK this summer . . . getting to sleep in the heat! It has been a long, hot summer for many of us in the UK. While the arrival of warmer weather is usually greeted with great enthusiasm, it […]

Why sleep gives your health the most bang for its buck – Dr Jonathan Bloomfield

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As the saying goes, “Money makes the world go round”. But when it comes down to looking after our health and wellbeing is there anything that comes close to sleep? In my last blog post, I talked a little bit about how the national sleep crisis has deepened as a result of the commercial pressures […]

Sleep, productivity & the future of the economy – Dr Jonathan Bloomfield

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Over the last few months my articles have focused on encouraging readers to review their current sleep habits and ensure that the fundamental biological requirements of daily recovery are taken seriously. I am passionate about sleep’s role as one of the key pillars of health and wellbeing – and I hope you now are, too. […]

How to tackle that SAD feeling – Dr Jonathan Bloomfield

For many of us, winter can be an incredibly difficult season to navigate. You’ve probably lost count of how many times you’ve said, “I can’t believe how dark it is already”. Add in some gale force winds, a drop in temperature, and some icy rain and at times we’re all left wondering why we live […]

Designing your bedroom for the ultimate night’s sleep

better sleep tips

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 […]

Magical. Incredible. Exhausting. How to avoid becoming a sleep deprived zombie with a newborn

sleeping like a baby

Dr Jonathan Bloomfield I recently became a father for the first time and have been experiencing first-hand the desperate struggles of sleep deprivation. From clumsiness to memory lapses, severe yawning to mood swings, insatiable appetite to that constant feeling of being dazed and confused, I’ve suffered it all. I’m writing this blog post to share […]

Why sleep has never been more important in elite sport

Elite athlete performance and recovery

Mammoth’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr Jonathan Bloomfield talks about the important role sleep plays in athletic performance. In recent posts, I’ve been writing about how much we need to take our sleep more seriously. As I have made clear, I’m a big advocate of optimising sleep to improve everyday health. In this article, I wanted to […]

Is the modern lifestyle sustainable?

modern lifestyle

Mammoth’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr Jonathan Bloomfield, talks about the health dangers of life in the 21st century. In my last post, I encouraged everyone to start taking sleep seriously. I touched on the work being done by neuroscientists in developing a clearer understanding of the regenerative processes that occur inside our brains at night. […]

The Science of Comfort: Taking sleep seriously

In his second article for The Science of Comfort blog, Mammoth’s Fatigue and Human Performance specialist Dr Jonathan Bloomfield explains why a drastic change in attitude may be necessary for us to get the sleep quality our bodies need. Ok, so it’s now about time we all started taking sleep seriously. Sleep is something we’ve […]

Fatigue: The Enemy of Human Performance

Dr Jonathan Bloomfield

In his first article for The Science of Comfort blog, Mammoth’s Fatigue and Human Performance specialist Dr Jonathan Bloomfield introduces himself and explains why it’s never been more important to understand the science of sleep. It’s great to be here writing my first piece for Mammoth in my new role as Fatigue and Human Performance […]