News Archive, Category: Features

How taking a different perspective to your New Year’s Resolutions can help you achieve your 2020 vision

29 December 2019

With January now just days away, this is the time of year that many people the world over pull together their resolutions for the year ahead. For many that will include engaging in regular physical activity and exercise but the likelihood is that our resolutions will be broken in matter of weeks, days or even hours. So, what do you need to do to give yourself the best chance of developing new exercise habits this...

Fed Cup tennis, Modern Pentathlon European Champs and World Championship triumphs among sporting highlights of 2019 at University of Bath

26 December 2019

It’s the end of another outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath which saw world-class tennis and modern pentathlon come to the Sports Training Village (STV) while athletes and students excelled on the world stage. The £35million STV successfully hosted two major international sporting events in 2019, including the first Fed Cup tennis tie to be staged in Great Britain for 26 years. The indoor courts were transformed into a showcase arena as...

New Year, New You – watch our expert video guide to health, exercise, nutrition and more for 2019

28 December 2018

With 2019 on the horizon, many people's thoughts are turning to New Year's Resolutions - one of the most popular being doing more exercise and getting active. If you have never been to a gym before, are getting back into exercise after a break or are already active but looking to step things up in the new year, our Team Bath athletes and experts have some top tips to help you on your fitness journey....

Kelly Ganfield in rowing training with George Studd ahead of the 2018 Invictus Games UK Team Trials

Strength & conditioning coach working with National Osteoporosis Society on awareness campaign

24 June 2018

Team Bath strength & conditioning coach George Studd has been working with the National Osteoporosis Society (NOS) on a campaign to boost awareness of exercising with the bone-weakening condition. George (pictured with Invictus Games athlete Kelly Ganfield) was asked by Sarah Legg, a physiotherapist at the Royal National Hospital For Rheumatic Diseases in Bath, to attend an Exercise Expert Steering Group Meeting for a paper that is being published by the NOS. “A lot of...

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Customer notice: Sports Cafe closed on Tuesday (March 13) until 4.30pm

10 March 2018

The Sports Cafe in the University of Bath Sports Training Village is hosting a Commonwealth Lunch on Tuesday (March 13). As a result, the cafe will not open to the public that day until 4.30pm. Alternative catering is available in The Edge, the Lime Tree Cafe and elsewhere on campus - click here to see a map. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Balance For Work – A new fitness class

07 January 2018

Starting from Thursday 18th January, a free new fitness class, exclusive to staff members at the University of Bath, will be launched. 'Balance For Work' will aim to re-engage staff with a healthy and physically active lifestyle and to eliminate the health problems that can come with working at a desk for prolonged periods of time. The classes will be held in the Founders Hall Teaching room every Thursday from 12:30 - 1 pm. Sports...

Creating impact: How Team Bath Gym and an inspirational trainer helped me cast off the crutches

01 January 2018

From identifying a fitness goal to achieving her target and more, Carrie Fletcher's experiences in the Team Bath Gym are a motivational example of how New Year's Resolutions can have a profound and positive impact on their health and lifestyle. At the start of 2017, Carrie was using two crutches after a cycling accident but such is the improvement in her mobility and health - both physically and mentally - after working with personal trainer...

Keep fit this festive season with our discount all-access offer for the Sports Training Village

03 December 2017

Looking to keep fit during the festive season? Or want a chance to try out the world-class facilities at the University of Bath Sports Training Village for a month with no obligation to take out a full membership? Then why not take advantage of our fantastic discount offer for this Christmas and New Year period and save more than 30% off the regular price during December and January? This offer allows you to use the Olympic-sized London...

Customer notice regarding bike racks at Sports Training Village during November 2017

01 November 2017

Maintenance work will be taking place at the front approach to the University of Bath Sports Training Village during November 2017, which means that the bike racks will be out of use. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience while this essential maintenance work is completed. There are numerous other bike racks and shelters on campus that are available for customers, students and staff to use. Among the alternative locations...

Calling all University of Bath staff – join our new free weekly squash league

21 October 2017

Anyone for squash? A new squash league open to all members of University of Bath staff is starting this week, with the courts and equipment provided for free. Eight courts will be available every Thursday afternoon - four from 12.15-1pm and four from 1-1.45pm - and all abilities are invited to take part. Simply challenge another member of staff to a game and, after playing, input the scores through squashpoints.com. The competition will be run...

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