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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 […]

Here’s how you can go back to sleeping like a baby

sleep like a baby

Often in childhood, we follow strict night-time routines, where television before bed is limited, baths are taken at the same time each evening and lights are out the same time each night. In our teenage and adult years we have the freedom to break from the strict bedtime routines of the past and sleep when […]

Case Study: Lynsey Sharp, European & Commonwealth 800m medallist

Lynsey Sharp better sleep

European champion and Commonwealth silver medallist, Lynsey Sharp talks to us about training 6 days a week, jet lag and targeting medals.   Can you tell us a little bit about your background? Both my parents were international athletes so from a young age I spent a lot of time around athletics tracks. I wanted […]

Case Study: Rob Hawkins, Professional Rugby Player

Rob Hawkins better sleep

“My wife and I had been struggling with a soft, saggy mattress, and everyone we spoke to raved about Mammoth as a brand. It was not just rugby players who spoke highly of Mammoth, two separate physio’ and chiropractors recommended that we consider a Mammoth mattress”   Former Bath, Leicester and Newcastle hooker Rob Hawkins […]

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 […]

Practitioner Interview: Fulham Back Care

physio

Robert van Schalkwyk is a family and sports chiropractor based on Parsons Green Lane in Fulham. His clinic, Fulham Back Care, is renowned for its high standard of patient care and expertise in paediatric chiropractic care. Having practiced for more than 15 years, Robert has experience of treating everyone from infants to the elderly to […]

How to handle a problem like sleepwalking

Sleep walking

The condition of sleepwalking, formally known as somnambulism, is estimated to affect up to 15% of the general population. And although 1 in 3 people are likely to experience it at some point in their lives, most of us are still unsure what the condition really entails . . . or how to deal with […]

Case Study: Greg Rutherford, Olympic and Commonwealth Champion

Greg Rutherford

Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European Gold medallist, Greg Rutherford, isn’t afraid of a hard day’s work. In training for major athletics competitions, the British record holder and proud owner of an MBE tells us that recovery is just as important as the training itself in achieving maximum performance. As you can imagine, there is a […]

Top Five Sleep Problems

Problems with sleep

Problems with sleep are the most common compliant of patients visiting their GP. It can have a devastating impact of people’s physical and mental health. Professor Jason Ellis, Head of Northumbria University’s Centre for Sleep Research and Director of Sleep Science at Mammoth describes the top five sleep problems:   Insomnia – the NHS reports […]