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How a Fitness Instructor trains at home and their top tips!

Since the social distancing rules were introduced many have been exercising in their gardens and living rooms with the aim of keeping fit and mentally strong during these more testing times. The introduction of our Health and Wellbeing home has provided members of the community with free access to live classes, tips on how to …

Bedtime routines and the latest apps – your tips for a good night’s sleep

With (way) more time at home, we should all be feeling well rested right? However, even with endless early nights stretching out ahead, many of us may still be struggling to reach the recommended 8 hours. Our Engage ambassador Alex Pitt took a look at how you can improve your sleeping patterns and took over …

20 Minute Home Workouts for the Busiest Schedules

It may feel like everyone suddenly has unlimited free time on their hands under social distancing guidelines. However, for some of us, life may have suddenly become a lot busier. You may have found yourself juggling extra deadlines, working different hours and managing extra childcare. However it is still important to find time to be …

Home work out essentials that won’t break the bank

There’s no doubt we’re all missing the gym and many of us may be stuck for ideas at home without our favourite equipment and weights. It may be tempting to invest in some fancy fitness equipment but rest assured you don’t need to spend big to meet your fitness goals. As part of our blog …

Creating your home workout plan: UoN Sport’s top tips

Our daily routines have all dramatically changed over the last few weeks as we adjust to life during the Coronavirus pandemic and the vital social distancing measures this necessitates. The team at University of Nottingham Sport are on hand to ensure that you can continue to stay active from the comfort of your own home …

Easy ways to boost your immune system with micro nutrients

With food shopping now restricted to ensure vital social distancing guidelines are met, it’s important to make the most of the ingredients you have in stock. Cooking healthy, nutritious meals will keep you feeling good and can be a fun thing to do together as a household too. As part of our new blog series …

Why you should prioritise exercise in the current circumstances

Amongst the madness that we are currently experiencing, you may be seeing posts informing you to keep exercising. Boris Johnson addressed the importance of exercise in a speech to the nation whereby he encouraged you not got to work but to continue to exercise. As you may not be in work or university this news …

The Headliner | Birmingham fall to Nottingham in the Championship Semi-Final

On 11th March 2020, we welcomed the University of Edinburgh and the University of Birmingham to David Ross Sports Village to feature as The Headliner in  Women’s and Men’s Championship semi-finals. Both teams were on the #RoadtoNottingham, competing to secure their place at BUCS Big Wednesday held at the University of Nottingham, 25th March 2020. …

The Headliner | How to “Squash”

On the 11th March, we will be hosting our final Headliner event of the year, the men’s and women’s Squash semi-finals. This intense afternoon will determine whether the University of Nottingham Squash team makes it through to BUCS Big Wednesday so make sure you head over to watch the action. The day will consist of …

UoN Sailing host The Nottingham Snakebite 2020

On Saturday 8th February 2020, 24 sailing teams from across the nation descended on Notts County Sailing Club for a weekend of competing in the annual Nottingham Snakebite. Due to the nature of running the event, University of Nottingham Sailing Club did not get to compete in the Snakebite themselves, but they still put in …