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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The role of sleep in athletic performance

sleep and athletic performance

While much focus has been placed on attaining optimum levels of performance through better exercise routines, nutrition and recovery techniques, it is only recently that attention has turned to the role sleep has to play. Research at Stanford University found that achieving nine hours of effective sleep improved basketball players’ performance by as much as […]