THE RIGHT MATTRESS FOR HEAVY PEOPLE: WHEN THERE’S MORE OF ME TO LOVE


BMI index
BMI Index in relation to mattress type

Self-love translates to putting a premium on good sleep. But how do you choose the best mattress if there is more of you to love (that is if you are on the heavy side)? If you are on the heavy side, you need to be extra picky with your mattress. Special attention is necessary to choose the right mattress if your Body Mass Index (BMI) is above the normal range. To compute your BMI, divide your weight in kilograms by the square of your height in metres. You can also speedily check your BMI here with this online calculator.


When you shop for mattresses in shopping centres, you often find that the typical mattress manufacturer usually segregates their mattress collections by using various fancy names. For example, each series would denote their "firmness" ratings by tweaking the internal foam density or perhaps the thickness of the spring coils. So then, consumers have to decide, through touching or sitting, whether a mattress among the many mattress collections will hopefully fit their body type and weight.


Read: Why you should sleep-test a mattress personally.