Hybrid mattresses are worth the hype. A combination of coils and memory foam, as shown here, offer a great night’s sleep.

What’s All the Hype About Hybrid?

Hybrid cars, hybrid energy, hybrid bicycles, hybrid animals – those are the things we tend to think about when we hear the word “hybrid”. We know it basically means combining two or more things to create a new and improved version or process that adapts to current needs. So, what the heck is a hybrid mattress?

What Is A Hybrid Mattress?

Hybrid mattresses combine the comfort of a 50/50 ratio of individually pocketed innersprings with memory foam layers on top to provide a dreamy blend of luxury support for a restful night’ sleep. They are among the latest and greatest products in sleep technology. According to GoodBed.com CEO, Michael Magnuson, a large percentage of people who could benefit from sleeping on a hybrid mattress, don’t know they should be looking for one during their mattress shopping journey.

Who Can Benefit From Sleeping On A Hybrid Mattress?

If you’re the kind of sleeper that likes mix of bounciness and the melting-into-the-mattress feeling you get with memory foam, a hybrid mattress might be the mattress for you. With more support than a standard memory foam mattress, hybrid beds make sleeping, reading, watching television, or having breakfast in bed a more comfortable experience than you might get with a regular mattress. In a study performed by Furniture Today and Apartment Therapy, mattress reviews showed that when evaluating performance and popularity, consumers highly favored hybrids, with those beds reaching a higher satisfaction score than any other type of sleep set. Hybrids are the fastest growing segment of the mattress industry!

What Makes Hybrid Mattresses Unique?

There are five main components that separate hybrid mattresses from the rest:

  1. Pocketed Coil Technology

    reduces motion transfer caused by tossing and turning, helping you get more REM sleep.

  2. Luxury Fabric Cover

    protects the mattress and conforms to your body for a smooth sleeping surface.

  3. Infused Memory Foam Layers

    provide comfort and pressure relief for restorative sleep and help you achieve a comfortable sleeping posture.

  4. Gel-Infused Memory Foam

    decreases the mattress’ heat retention caused by your warm body temperature and diffuses heat away from your body.

  5. Edge Support

    increases the sleep surface of your bed so you have plenty of room to rest.

Start Researching Hybrid Mattresses Online or In-Store

Whether you’re a side sleeper, back sleeper or tummy sleeper, the bottom line is hybrid mattresses are a good fit for anyone looking for a more holistic mattress choice, rather than the usual single latex, gel foam or memory foam options. When evaluating which hybrid mattress is right for you, consider visiting a Mattress Firm store in person to test the following mattress brands, or start researching our selection of hybrid mattresses online. The Beautyrest Black Hybrid collection’ Clermont mattress (pictured above), is exclusive to Mattress Firm. The collection offers comfort ranging from plush to firm with all the benefits needed to transform your everyday sleep into an extraordinary slumber.

About The Author

Craig McAndrews

Craig McAndrews is the former chief strategy officer for Mattress Firm. In his role, he led product development and merchandising strategy, both in-store and online. When he was a regular contributor to The Daily Doze, he shared insights on to how make the mattress buying process a little easier, and what is really important when it comes to selecting your sleep system.

Craig’s career in the bedding industry initially began with Sealy’s Stearns & Foster, where he regularly worked with Mattress Firm, giving him the opportunity to witness the company’s special culture first hand. He soon joined the Mattress Firm team as a franchise owner, and played a part in the company’s expansion into Arizona. Later, Craig served in a variety of roles for Mattress Firm; and his passion for helping customers “Sleep Happy” and commitment to sharing his extensive industry knowledge with his teammates have garnered the respect and admiration of coworkers and peers alike.

Craig graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He lives in Houston with his wife April and their two sons Ben and Nate.

Best Night’s Sleep: His best nights’ sleep happen at home when he is with his family – and, of course, following a Cowboys win.

2 thoughts on “What’s All the Hype About Hybrid?

  1. Yilliang Peng says:

    I think that a hybrid mattress sounds lovely! It sounds like it has a little bit of everything and that it is compiled into a masterpiece that is a mattress. Lately, my mattress has been giving me back problems and so I think it is time to invest in a new one! Thanks for the information!

    • Jason Pyktel says:

      I absolutely hated my pillow pluff bed. Caved in back pain. I just bought a memory foam hybrid. I felt it was comfy but sup ported correct body posture and my spinal cord was in correct position. I tested laying on my side and laying on my stomach. I recommend it.

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