Category Archives: Elite Athletes

Case Study: Danny Nobbs, Paralympian

Danny Nobbs

Having represented Great Britain in the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, and with high hopes for 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil, Danny Nobbs, 33, talks about the importance of quality sleep. When I represented Paralympics GB in the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, in the F54 Javelin event, it was such an amazing experience […]

Case Study: Pamela Relph, Paralympic Rowing Champion

Pamela Relph

Pam Relph was one of the stars of the 2012 Paralympics. Her rowing gold medal earned her an MBE after the London Games, but not content with that she’s now got her sights firmly on Rio in 2016. We caught up with Pam to chat to her about her preparations and why she chose to […]

Case Study: Tom Court

Tom Court

Rugby union player, Tom Court, who plays prop for London Irish and Ireland, recognises the impact sleep can have on mood, concentration, energy, training ability and recovery. I first started playing rugby while studying at university, almost ten years ago. Leading up to that, I’d been a fairly successful shot-putter but had found myself increasingly […]

The Weight Lifter’s Secret Guide to Avoiding Neck and Back Pain

Carly Luke

Exercise is good for us. It makes us feel great, helps us stay healthy, combats any number of problems such as cardiovascular diseases and even prolongs our lives. But working hard in the gym isn’t all fun and games. Thousands of people suffer injuries every year through poor form, over-exercising, failing to meet their bodies’ […]

Expert Insight: Carly Thornton’s Guide to Rest and Recovery in a successful training programme

Carly Thornton

UKBFF Bodybuilder and Personal Trainer, Carly Thornton, knows more than most about training hard. Placing 3rd in this year’s British Bodybuilding championship and with her own successful training business – which she runs with her partner Luke Sandoe – Carly is perfectly placed to offer advice on when to push hard in the gym and […]

Case Study: Luke Sandoe

Luke Sandoe

Super-heavyweight bodybuilder Luke Sandoe competes at the highest amateur level of the sport. Currently in training to become an IFBB Pro his gruelling gym regimes demand that he makes the most of his rest and recovery time. We caught up with Luke to talk training, sleep and Morgan Freeman.   Career Hi Luke, can you […]

Case Study: Carly Thornton

Carly Thornton

Bodybuilder and Bodyfitness competitor Carly Thornton knows a thing or two about keeping in shape. Having represented the UK at international competitions around the world, Carly came to Mammoth in search of a mattress that would help her recover faster between sessions in the gym. We caught up with Carly to learn a little more […]