News Archive, Category: Fitness

Team Bath Gyms set to relaunch this summer after over £450k investment

17 May 2024

The University of Bath’s Sports Training Village (STV), recognised by UK Sport as one of just eight Elite Training Centres in the UK, has received an investment of over £450k into its Team Bath Gyms. Team Bath has extended its partnership with Matrix Fitness as the official supplier for this project which encompasses all three of the spacious Gyms within the STV, covering a total area of 1,536m2 - making it one of the largest...

A picture of Rengen CEO Iestyn Lewis shaking hands with University of Bath DIrector of Sport Stephen Baddeley following a sponsorship renewal in March 2024

Rengen to continue supporting Team Bath’s sport and fitness activities at all levels after agreeing three-year partnership extension

12 March 2024

Team Bath and Rengen have today announced a three-year extension to their successful partnership supporting sport and fitness activities at the University of Bath. A leading company specialising in student, residential and commercial developments and lettings, Bath-based Rengen – whose CEO is University of Bath alumnus Iestyn Lewis – has been an official partner of Team Bath since 2019. During that time Rengen has supported Team Bath’s activities at all levels, from recreational and youth...

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...

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...

Exercising or training in the heat? Remember to stay well hydrated to avoid the risk of injury or illness

23 June 2020

Summer is here and with temperatures set to hit the 30s in parts of England this week, it is important to stay hydrated while working out or exercising in the heat. Dehydration can cause a loss of concentration, negatively effect your energy levels and restrict your body’s performance, increasing the risk of injury. It can also lead to heat illness and, in extreme circumstances, exertional rhabdomyolysis – a muscle breakdown which causes kidney damage as...

Heather Stanning with her Rio 2016 Olympic Games gold medal at the University of Bath

Double Olympic Champion Heather Stanning encouraging people to support Row Britannia for Sport Relief challenge at STV

03 March 2020

Heather Stanning, patron of Bath University Boat Club and double Olympic gold medallist, is encouraging everyone at the University of Bath to get involved in Row Britannia for Sport Relief this week. Students, staff and customers are being invited to hop onto the indoor rowing machines set up on the public concourse in the Sports Training Village and row for as long as they can, with the aim of covering a cumulative total of 2,020...

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