Tag Archives: sleep

Is beauty sleep a real thing?

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It’s a notion we’re all familiar with, but can getting a good night’s sleep really make you feel happier about the way you look? ‘Getting your beauty sleep’ is a phrase you’ve probably heard many many times before, but chances are you’ve never given it much credence. However, recent research suggests that there may be […]

Which weeknight is worst for insomnia?

Sunday Insomnia

We all want to wake up feeling refreshed, but research shows we find it hardest on one night of the week in particular. When it comes to maintaining our overall health, there aren’t many things more important than sleep. Sleep not only helps repair and rest our bodies, but also improves our memory and even […]

7 bedtime hacks to help you achieve a good night’s sleep

There is both an art and a science behind getting a good night’s sleep every night. So, what can you do to improve your sleep pattern? For most of us, life feels constantly busy. Between work, travelling, social commitments, housekeeping and squeezing in a bit of ‘me time’, the idea of getting a decent night’s […]

How to sleep better with back pain

According to research conducted by Imperial College London, Arthritis Research UK and the University of Aberdeen, 43% of UK adults suffer from chronic back pain. Back pain, particularly lower back pain, is extremely common and whilst symptoms usually improve within a few weeks or months, the link between poor sleep and back pain is an […]

A Good Night’s Sleep: According to Science

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A good night’s sleep might seem like the most subjective thing in the world, but there is actually a science behind determining how well rested you are. If you wake up feeling bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, chances are you’ll assume you slept well. You may well have done, but actually there are several tell-tale signs which indicate […]

Sleep has a place in every health professional’s toolkit

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Sports scientist Dr Jonathan Bloomfield will attend his first ER-WCPT show in Liverpool this month as part his role as Human Performance Specialist for Mammoth, the experts in comfort technologies. He explains why he believes that our understanding of sleep is still in its infancy, and that the potential for improvements across the health sector […]

Case Study: Rob Hawkins, Professional Rugby Player

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“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 […]

Case Study: Tom Youngs, professional rugby player for England and Leicester

Tom Youngs

Professional rugby player, Tom Youngs puts his body through more than most on a daily basis. Having represented Leicester, England and the British Lions in a professional career that has spanned 12 years, the 29 year-old faces a constant battle to recover and refuel during a season in which he trains and plays 6 days […]

The Row to Rio: Alan Sinclair Case Study

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We talk to GB Rowner and Mammoth sleeper Alan Sinclair about winning his first International gold medal, preparing for Rio and, of course, getting a good night’s sleep.   Hi Alan, can we start by asking you what made you decide to become a rower? My dad co-founded Inverness Rowing Club and he took me […]

Adolescent sleep: Why your teen’s love of sleep might be due to more than just laziness

Teenagers and sleep

  We’re over half-way through the summer holidays and if you have an adolescent in your midst at home you may well have noticed that their ability to sleep has reached epic proportions. But recent research has shown that there may be more to this partial hibernation than first meets the eye. In fact, it’s been […]