Everyone could use a better night’s sleep — especially athletes. So we put these top-rated mattresses to the test to see which deliver top-notch recovery.
Billy Brown is a freelance writer based in Northern California. The former NASM-certified personal trainer covers fitness, outdoor recreation and adventure travel for Outside Magazine, Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, Wired Magazine, Esquire Magazine and the Red Bulletin, along with a host of other publications. He also acts as Backpacker Magazine’s footwear editor and is the founder of TrekTechblog.com, a site devoted to outdoor gear, beer and general mischief.
Articles by Billy Brown
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