News Archive, Category: Fitness

Motion Storm blow Strength in Depth Origins Finals rivals away as Team Bath once again hosts world’s largest team fitness challenge

30 January 2023

Nearly 1,000 competitors were pushed to their limits across two gruelling days and nine challenging events when the University of Bath once again hosted the world’s largest team fitness event. The WIT Strength in Depth Origins Finals 2023, which took place on Saturday and Sunday, saw hundreds of spectators cheer on 70 mixed teams of 12 as they tested their endurance in a transformed Team Bath Sports Training Village. The sports hall and indoor tennis...

More than 100 international medals won and new elite training centres opened during a stunning sporting 2022 at University of Bath

26 December 2022

World, European and Commonwealth champions were crowned, more than 100 international medals were won and new elite training centres were opened during another unforgettable year of sport at the University of Bath. The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games saw 37 sportspeople who train, study or studied at the University of Bath – named as the University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023 – compete across nine different sports...

Team Bath join forces with LEAP Academy to provide online health and fitness qualifications at discounted rate

21 November 2022

The Team Bath Vocational & Applied Skills Team (VAST) has teamed up with online training provider LEAP Academy to offer students and the wider University of Bath community the chance to gain health and fitness qualifications. Level 2 Gym Instructing Certificate, Level 3 Gym Instructing and Personal Training Diploma, and Level 4 Advanced Sports Nutrition Certificate are among the vocational courses on offer at a 30 per cent discounted rate through the new partnership. Miles...

Team Bath announce major new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society, supporting sport at all levels

30 May 2022

Team Bath, the sports department for the University of Bath, is delighted to announce a new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society. The link-up between two of the city’s most recognised brands, both within the local community and nationally, will see Bath Building Society support sport and fitness at all levels within Team Bath – student, recreational and high-performance. It will also provide additional backing to the Team Bath Netball Superleague team, the University of...

£100,000 Matrix Fitness equipment upgrade and new HIIT functional area is recharging Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre for 2022

13 January 2022

The latest range of cutting-edge Matrix Fitness equipment is being installed in the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre this January as part of a major refresh and recharge of our workout spaces for 2022. More than a third of the equipment in the original Team Bath Gym – known as Gym 1 – will be replaced and upgraded, and an inspirational new functional area created during the extensive £100,000-plus refurbishment which is taking place...

Most successful year yet for University of Bath sportspeople as gold rush and trophy triumphs provided plenty to lift the spirits during 2021

26 December 2021

An incredible 19 medals at the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, 10 of them gold, is the headline stat from an outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath but there was plenty more to celebrate during an unforgettable 2021. From students winning the Premiership Rugby title at Twickenham and conquering the rowing world from their kitchen to Team Bath Netball lifting their first trophy for eight years and tennis players serving up a...

Fresh Air Fitness is back! Join us on the Team Bath Beach for Sunday morning workout in the sand and sun

22 April 2021

Enjoy an invigorating Sunday morning workout in the sand and (hopefully) sun with our Fresh Air Fitness sessions, relaunching at the Team Bath Sports Training Village this week. The instructor-led 45-minute sessions - a mix of circuits, HIIT and bootcamp exercises - are taking place on the Team Bath Beach at 9.30am and 10.30am on Sundays. Find out how to book your place at

Get moving on National Fitness Day and try out our new virtual fitness offer by joining in two live exercise classes today

23 September 2020

It is National Fitness Day and we are encouraging people to get active by taking part in two exercise classes being streamed live from the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre. The 30-minute sessions, taking place at 9.30am (HIIT) and 4pm (legs, bums & tums), will be live on our Instagram page – – and are guaranteed to get you moving, motivated and energised. They are also a great opportunity to try out our...

Socially-distanced indoor exercise classes back at Team Bath Sports Training Village, alongside outdoor and online sessions

10 August 2020

Phase one of the reopening of the Team Bath Sports Training Village continues this week with the resumption of some group exercise classes in the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre.  The motivational indoor sessions - including popular classes like kettlebells, circuits, body conditioning and yoga - will all be taught under new social-distancing guidelines, with boxes for each participant clearly marked on the floor of our spacious studios. Other sessions, like Olympic Lifting, will...

From the Sports Training Village to your home – here’s how you can continue to join in our live exercise classes this week

02 August 2020

The Team Bath Sports Training Village may be reopening for gym and swim customers this week but we still providing opportunities to enjoy some live classes, yoga workshops and wellbeing advice from your own home. Ahead of our exercise classes resuming on Monday, August 10, our trainers - Sam Holmes and Danii Bachkirov - will be streaming several live workouts and yoga sessions via our YouTube channel (@YouTubeTV). All of the sessions will be archived...

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