Stay In, Work Out with our online home workouts and live exercise classes this Easter week

Our 'Stay In, Work Out' fitness timetable is back for a second week, providing you with several great opportunities to get active right through to Easter weekend. As well as our new home workout routines on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, there will also be live exercise classes with Team Bath trainer Sam Holmes and Matt Gleed, master trainer for Team Bath Gym suppliers Matrix Fitness. Our free strength and conditioning session with Team Bath Netball's...

06 April 2020

Join Team Bath Netball’s Superleague stars for a LIVE strength and conditioning workout on Tuesday

After a hugely-successful debut session last week, Team Bath Netball’s Superleague squad are once again inviting you to join in a LIVE strength and conditioning session – direct from your own home. Blue & Gold player-coach Rachel Shaw will once again be putting you and her team-mates through some high-intensity interval training (HIIT) drills. Some of the routines will require a ball, so make sure you have one to hand – as well as some water and...

05 April 2020

Layla Guscoth makes an interception as Team Bath Netball beat Surrey Storm 60-44, February 2018

Former Team Bath netballer Layla Guscoth returns to work in NHS hospital and help fight coronavirus

Former Team Bath Netball defender Layla Guscoth has returned to the UK to provide her medical services at a hospital in Birmingham during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. Guscoth, who completed a two-year Foundation postgraduate medical training programme while playing for the Blue & Gold from 2016 to 2018, was due to be stepping up her return from an Achilles tendon injury sustained while representing England at last year’s Netball World Cup. She had flown back...

04 April 2020

Regular exercise helps keep the immune system healthy, say University researchers

Keeping up regular exercise, even when you are stuck at home, is a way of keeping your immune system healthy, say University of Bath researchers. Leading physiologists, Dr James Turner and Dr John Campbell have considered the effects of exercise on our immune system and say it is widely-agreed that regular, moderate-intensity exercise is beneficial for immunity. It can help the immune system find and deal with pathogens, and in the long term, regular exercise...

30 March 2020

Stay in, work out and join in LIVE exercise classes with our Team Bath trainers this week as part of our new fitness timetable

To help you keep active at home over the coming weeks, we are putting together a 'stay in, work out' weekly timetable bringing together the best fitness advice and free LIVE classes from our Team Bath trainers plus other great online content. Every week our trainers - as well as Matt Gleed, master trainer with our gym suppliers Matrix, and our colleagues at The Edge - will be running live classes that you can join...

29 March 2020

VIDEO: Do a HIIT class at home with these five high-intensity exercises

In our latest home workout video, Team Bath trainer Georgina Horsham-Batley demonstrates five high-intensity interval training exercises you can do on their own or as part of a HIIT circuit in your own living room. All the exercises - mountain climber, burpees, split squats, tricep dips and squat jumps - can be performed in minimal space and with no equipment, just a table or chair to support your leg against. They are guaranteed to help...

27 March 2020

VIDEO: Feel the burn with this ripping ‘squat to upright row’ home workout

In the second of our home workout videos, Team Bath trainer Sam Holmes demonstrates one of his favourite exercises from his regular burn fitness class. The squat to upright row, otherwise known as a rip, is guaranteed to get your heart rate up. Don't worry if you don't have a kettlebell or dumbbell at home, simply use a bottle of water or any another similarly-weighted object to hand. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGwEFYP23Pg We will be sharing the latest...

25 March 2020

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Decision to postpone Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games welcomed by sporting bodies based at University of Bath

The decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games until the summer of 2021 has been welcomed by athletes and sport national governing bodies who train at the University of Bath. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Japanese Government took the decision on Tuesday in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it has had on athletes’ training and preparation. Sara Heath, CEO of Pentathlon GB whose national training centre...

24 March 2020

VIDEO: Elevate your heart rate with this fun but rewarding home workout with Team Bath trainer Sam Holmes

It is important for both physical and mental health to keep active, so our trainers at the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre have put together some exercises you can do in the comfort of your own home. No gym equipment is required and you can cater the routines to suit your ability and fitness levels. First up is this fun but rewarding workout with Sam Holmes which is guaranteed to elevate your heart rate...

23 March 2020

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CUSTOMER ADVICE – Information for members

At Team Bath we are committed to helping you keep active during the coming months even though our gym and other facilities are currently closed under crucial and necessary government-led social distancing measures. We do not yet know when we will be able to reopen but we will be posting online content for you to follow at home from Monday onwards featuring our own and Matrix trainers.  Matrix are our fitness equipment supplier and have...

22 March 2020

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