Help!  Which Memory Foam Mattress Should I Buy?

by Shannon on Jun 9, 2016 9:40:03 AM


With so many new “bed in a box” memory foam mattress companies popping up it can be an overwhelming task trying to figure out which mattress is best for you.  I am a firm believer that we can learn from others experiences and I hope that my story will help make your decision a little easier. 

Before I owned the 4Sleep mattress I had slept on traditional spring mattresses.  I had no idea how different mattresses were.  I thought that as long as my mattress was in good condition it should provide me with an optimal sleep surface.  Little did I know I was missing out on the benefits of a memory foam mattress.

I am an avid runner.  I log anywhere from 25-35 miles per week alternating between trail running and roads.  As I have gotten older I have adjusted to the aches and pains that I assumed were associated with a physically active lifestyle.  Waking up in the morning hunched over, back aching, legs and body stiff had become the norm.  It would take about 30 minutes for my body to finally feel normal enough to head out for my morning run.


My morning runs were becoming a chore now.  As the years went by I dreaded waking up and the process of my body regaining normalcy.  I felt like I had a 90 year old body….and I am far from that.  I was at a loss, and had gotten to the point that my only choice was to accept the pain as part of my daily life.

Then an opportunity arose for employment with 4Sleep.  As with any job offer I had to weigh all the factors when considering changing jobs.  One of the greatest deciding factors for me was if I believed in the product I would be representing.  Therefore, I was sent the  mattress to try before accepting the position.

As I had mentioned earlier, I had never slept on anything other than a traditional spring mattress.  The initial feel of the 4Sleep mattress was a smooth soft cover and a firm, but responsive overall surface.  However, after several nights I was waking up stiff and felt the mattress was just too firm for my taste.  I contacted the owners after my second week on it and told them I just wasn’t sure this mattress was for me.  They asked that I give it a bit more time….at least 30 days to adjust.  I agreed to at least give it a try for the full 30 days.

Then it just happened.  About 3 weeks into my trial I began waking up pain free, energized and looking forward to my morning runs.  It was nothing short of a miracle!  I couldn’t believe that I was no longer in pain.  Every day I made a conscious effort to assess the way I felt each morning, just waiting for the pain that had plagued me for years to return.  It didn’t.  I came to the realization that the 4Sleep mattress had been my answer to my back pain and body aches all along.  I accepted the position and have been sleeping better ever since.  In addition, I have also learned why I was sleeping better.


A traditional spring mattress doesn’t conform to your body, and therefore cannot relieve pressure points.  My muscles were never given the proper pressure relief to recuperate and heal each night until I slept on the 4Sleep memory foam mattress.  You see, this mattress has a specially engineered foam that maps your bodies pressure points for superior pressure relief and support.  This foam contoured to my body’s natural curves and provided me with a cool sleeping surface that allowed me to get the best night’s sleep.

As an athlete, sleep is imperative to performance.  I was finally getting the sleep I needed and my muscles were given a chance to recover.  This has impacted my life tremendously.  The fact that I had accepted to live in pain, as opposed to thinking there was a solution made me realize that you should never give up. 

I have now seen so many others experience the miracle that I have.  Below are just a few of the comments of our customer’s experiences, and each day more and more people are achieving sleep they never knew was possible.  This is my story ,but don’t just take my word for it.  Here are what others have to say about their 4Sleep experience!

Chad D. - Verified Buyer


Love it!

Great mattress. Had a sore back waking up on my old mattress. Since owning the 4sleep memory foam mattress my back feels great when I wake up. That's if I want to get up now!!!

 Ellliot D. - Verified Buyer


Pain free throughout the night for the first time in years!

I have to admit I was reluctant to purchase a mattress online even with a trial period, but 4Sleep has made a believer out of me. It is a wonderful mattress. My wife has hip problems and she says she has been pain free throughout the night for the first time in years. My only complaint is how much my three dogs like it, but thanks to the side support none of us are falling out of bed. Great job 4Sleep.

 Kyla W. - Verified Buyer


No aches or pains we wake up every morning without aches or pains and we are much less tired throughout the day! We love our 4sleep mattress!

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