News Archive, Category: Fitness Team

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...

James Boyd

BLOG: Tale of the tape – helping young athletes become resilient not reliant on quick fixes

09 October 2015

James Boyd is a Sports Physiotherapist at the Team Bath Physio & Sports Science Centre. In this blog he looks at how physio and education can help the next generation of athletes achieve their full potential...  Well, what a fantastic few days I’ve had recently. I have not long returned from working at the 2015 Sainsbury’s School Games and I am proud to have shared company with a wonderful plethora of athletes, coaches, doctors and physiotherapists. This...

Upgraded changing rooms reopen at Sports Training Village

07 August 2015

The changing rooms along the corridor from the gym to the judo dojo within the Sports Training Village have now reopened. We thank all our customers for their patience whilst work has been undertaken to upgrade these facilities, providing better use of space, greater flexibility and more modern fixtures and fittings. This work has been part of a continuing project to improve the changing environment across the Sports Training Village and follows on from the...

Renee McGregor launches her book, Training Food, at Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights. PICTURE: Bryn Vaile / Matchtight

Sports nutritionist Renee McGregor launches her first book, Training Food

28 April 2015

Whether it is working out to lose weight, training towards a marathon or playing team sport, keeping your body fuelled is a vital part of producing the best results. And when it comes to understanding the science behind eating healthily and nutritionally to support an active lifestyle, not many people have more expertise than University of Bath-based sports nutritionist Renee McGregor. During her 12 years as a registered dietician she has worked extensively with athletes...

Alison Blackett – Fitness Instructor

10 March 2012

Ali joined Team Bath in 2002. Her main responsibilities in the gym are to design and tailor fitness programmes to help customers achieve their goals. She also inducts new members and ensures the smooth day to day running of the gym. Ali is an NVQ Level 3 Personal Trainer. Her main areas of interest are pre and post natal, core stability and sport massage therapy. She is an established and experienced freelance massage therapist and...

Daniel Clarke – Fitness Instructor

10 February 2012

Dan joined Team Bath in August 2011. First and foremost he is a Fitness Instructor but he is also qualified as a Personal Trainer and a Lv2 Strength and Conditioning Coach. He says: "The Fitness suite is a great place to train hard but also to meet people and have some fun.  I believe the gym is second to none in the south west." Dan has recently featured in the University of the Year video....

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