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Why you should resist the urge to hibernate this autumn

Autumn mornings

Darker mornings and colder weather can make you want to curl up in bed, but here’s why that’s not a good idea It’s no surprise to any of us that sleeping well is vital for your overall health and wellbeing. From your cognitive function to your appetite, sleep affects every aspect of our lives. So, […]

Is hitting snooze in the morning good or bad for your sleep health?

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What are the implications of having “just five more minutes”? The task of dragging ourselves out of bed in the morning is something many of us struggle with every single day. The temptation to spend as long as possible tucked up in bed is all too great, and a large number of us rely on […]

Paralympic Champion and Mammoth Ambassador Anne Dickins retires

Anne Dickins

Paralympic and World champion para-canoeist Anne Dickins has retired from competitive sport. The chartered physiotherapist and Mammoth Ambassador won gold in the 200m KL3 class at the 2016 Rio Games, gaining Paralympic GB’s 100th medal in the process. Already a double World Champion and triple European Champion in the 200m kayak, Anne was also honoured […]

Why sleep and comfort are the first line of defence against poor health

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Mammoth’s Human Performance Specialist, Dr Jonathan Bloomfield, investigates how sleep and comfort can have a profound effect on health and wellbeing. Before we can consider how best to improve sleep among the general public, we must first understand the scale and the nature of the problem. Let me put a few statistics in front of […]

Practitioner Interview: Rob Artingstall, Salford Red Devils

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Rob Artingstall is a Consultant Physiotherapist at the Spire Hospital in Manchester and Head Physiotherapist for Salford Red Devils Rugby League.  Rob works both in elite sport treating and rehabilitating professional athletes, and in private clinic, treating members of the public. Working across the health spectrum, he describes his work as varied and interesting. But […]

Mammoth helping search and rescue helicopter pilot to rest and recharge: Penny Grayson case study

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At Mammoth, we talk a lot about pressure relief. In fact, our reputation is built on it. But few people understand pressure like Penny Grayson. Having joined the Army in 1996, Penny transferred to the RAF in 2001 and has spent over a decade flying Merlin and Sea King helicopters. Having been involved in operations […]

The Better Sleep Blog: Matt Gotrel, World and Olympic Rowing Champion

Matt Gotrel

Olympic and Double World Champion Rower, Matt Gotrel put some time aside to speak to us about rowing injuries, jamming with John Coltrane and his rather unusual nicknames.   What made you decide to become a rower? Before I started rowing I was a member of the Great Britain Sailing Team. As part of our […]

Mammoth in partnership: putting Medical Grade Foam™ through its paces with the CSP

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Mammoth’s Health Partnerships Manager, Sarah Smith, explains why collaboration is key to the brand’s continuing success and shares how Chartered Physiotherapist Tracey Atkinson became the latest expert to put Medical Grade Foam™ technology through its paces. As the saying goes: no man is an island. And neither is a business. At Mammoth we believe in […]

Michelle Brannan Guest Post: The success or failure of a gym regime could rely on the quality of your sleep

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The clocks going forward can often energise people to start their summer fitness plan. With the beach beckoning and the weather starting to improve, you’ll see the gyms start to fill up again and the pavements being pounded by runners taking advantage of the lighter nights. I see this happen every year, both at elite […]