Best Mattress for Heavy People 2

Best Mattress for Heavy People

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Looking for the Best Mattress for heavy people? Below is a list of recommendations for heavy people based on their needs to give them maximum support and comfort to get a good night’s rest. There are some new mattress brands for heavy people that are coming online that are engineered for this specific body type and are made to be durable. I have listed these recommendations by category so that you can choose the best mattress for your favorite type of sleeping surface.

Best Performance Mattress for Heavy People:


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According to Purple, the weight threshold of their mattress is 300 lbs. per person. That means it can support 600 lbs. total assuming each person weights 300 lbs. What I especially like about this mattress is how cool it sleeps. Hot air passes right through the polymer elastic grid just below the mattress ticking so you won’t sleep hot at all on this mattress. It also supports you very well and won’t leave you sore in the morning. The Purple mattress uses a very unique technology at a very competitive price. Best of all they have a free trial money back guarantee so there’s no risk in trying it out. There is some bounce with this mattress since the grid will recover instantly which makes it super easy to change positions at night. I recommend the purchasing the Purple bed frame along with the mattress because the purple bed frame will support up to 4,600 pounds without bending or breaking!

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Best Inner Spring Mattress for Heavy People:


WinkBed for heavy people

There’s just no substitute for a good spring mattress. Some people just crave that bounce and beyond that, it is still the best material for support. You want to make sure that you get a quality mattress that has quality coils. The Winkbed has a pocket coil system with reinforced foam edge support so you won’t feel like you are rolling off your mattress. The micro coils above the pocket coils provide extra support and enhance breathability. They also use a very light layer of foam for good cushioning without feeling stuck in the mattress. The cover is made of Tencel which a very breathable material, sleeps cooler than cotton and wicks away moisture. Many people compare the Winkbed to a luxury hotel mattress.

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Best Memory Foam Mattress for Heavy People:

Loom and leaf mattress loom-and-leaf-mattress

The Loom and Leaf mattress is a very substantial memory foam mattress that offers superior support and comfort for heavy people. You aren’t going to bottom out on this mattress. With a layer of 5 lb. foam and a top layer of cooling gel and convoluted foam, you get good breathability for a memory foam mattress. At 12 inches thick it makes your bed look great and is very inviting. Because Loom and Leaf uses dense foams, the mattress will hold up well over time. You will get great pressure relief with this mattress without sinking in too much. It will be a little slower to recover because of the foam but if you find your comfortable position, you shouldn’t need to shift positions during the night.

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Best Natural Mattress for Heavy People:

Zen Haven

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The Zen Haven mattress is really two mattresses in one. This all natural talalay latex mattress can be flipped where one side is soft and the other firm. What I especially like about it is that it comes with a free trial period. This is very rare with all latex mattresses. If you are are new to latex and want to experience it in your house, this is the way to go. All talalay latex will feel pretty much the same because there are only a handful of manufacturers of this latex. That means it really comes down to price and trial period. Zen Haven comes with a 75 night free trial so you have nothing to lose. Latex is a very resiliant material and you should easily get 20 years out of an all natural latex mattress. Latex is instantly responsive and will provide good bounce. No worrying about trying to change positions at night or feeling stuck. Talalay latex has holes in in it to provide more breathability. Give Zen Haven a try if you are tired of constantly buying new mattresses and want something that will stand the test of time.

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It gets confusing and overwhelming fast when trying to find a mattress. This guide is intended to help you cut through the noise. This is a curated list among the hundreds of mattresses I have reviewed to provide you the best choices for heavy sleepers.

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Ben • January 17, 2017

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