News Archive, Tag: Team Bath Gym

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

30 March 2020

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...

Fitness boost for Team Bath customers

Significant fitness investment at Sports Training Village

10 November 2016

The University has agreed to invest up to £3.5 million in developing the Sports Training Village by adding a new gym.   This is set to be a significant boost to all our customers whether Olympic, World-level and student-athletes in training for national and global competitions or our student and community members who are passionate about their health and fitness. The existing gym, which has been recently refurbished, will remain open. The new provision will...

Athletics legend Colin Jackson officially opens cutting-edge Team Bath Gym

07 September 2016

Athletics legend Colin Jackson returned to his former University of Bath training base on Wednesday to officially open the extensively-refurbished Team Bath Gym. The double World 110m hurdles champion was joined by gym members, University of Bath staff and representatives of Matrix Fitness UK – the company that has kitted out the gym with new state-of-the-art equipment – as he cut a Blue and Gold ribbon in the Sports Training Village facility. “It gives me great...

S&C coach Luke Vella set an unofficial weightlifting world record in the Team Bath Gym in April 2016

VIDEO: Hundreds roar fundraising S&C coach to new weightlifting world record in Team Bath Gym

28 April 2016

Strength & conditioning coach Luke Vella set an unofficial new world weightlifting record in front of a big crowd at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Wednesday. In the process he has raised thousands of pounds for Bristol Children’s Hospital, who saved the life of his friend and fellow Team Bath coach Bob Smith’s baby daughter. More than 300 people – including the judo, rugby and tennis players that Vella trains at the...

Chance to develop personal training skills with new Gym Mentorship Programme at Team Bath Gym

04 January 2016

A new Gym Mentorship Programme designed to help people get into the competitive health and fitness industry has been launched at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. The collaboration between Team Bath Training & Development and Team Bath Gym will allow aspiring Personal Trainers who have qualified through the Training & Development Team to develop their theoretical and practical skills in a world-class environment, as well as build up a client base. During the...

Christmas greeting from Team Bath, Sports Training Village in the snow

Christmas and New Year opening hours at the Sports Training Village

22 December 2015

Are you planning on visiting the University of Bath Sports Training Village during the festive period? Here are our revised opening hours:  Date Opening Hours 24 Dec 6am-2pm 25 Dec Closed 26 Dec Closed 27 Dec Closed 28 Dec Closed 29 Dec 9am-4pm 30 Dec 9am-4pm 31 Dec 9am-4pm 1 Jan Closed 2 Jan Closed 3 Jan 9am-4pm 4 Jan Normal hours The Founders' Hall will be closed from 2pm on Christmas Eve until Monday,...

Sports Training Village to host 12-hour cyclathon in support of CRPS UK

31 October 2015

A 12-hour cyclathon is taking place at the University of Bath on Monday to raise money for CRPS UK, a non-profit organisation that supports sufferers of complex regional pain syndrome. Organiser Amanda Nelson, who will cycle using only her right leg, is joined in the challenge by hand cyclists Kirk Hughes and Hannah Moore. They will be supported by Nichola Cunningham and 13-year-old Lewis Perham, who will ride the hand cycles during comfort and food...

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