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Inclusive workout series | Core and Flex

University of Nottingham Sport are proud to be a leading institution for inclusive sport in the higher education sector. We have a full-time Disability Sport Officer and a range of award-winning inclusive sport programmes. As part of our new online Health and Wellbeing Home, the University of Nottingham Sport fitness team have put together a …

My Virtual Fitness Consultation

As part of the University of Nottingham Sport’s online Health and Wellbeing Home, our fitness team are now offering virtual fitness consultations. These 1-2-1 sessions will temporarily replace the support members would have received on the gym floor or during classes with new online catch-ups. The team will answer your questions and tailor a fitness …

Stretch at your desk – 8 simple exercises

Many of us are studying and working from home a lot more than we’re used to and may find ourselves slipping into bad habits when we’ve got a busy workload to get through. Poor posture and sitting still for long periods can leave your muscles and particularly your back, neck and shoulders feeling tight and …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Women’s High Performance Centre | Meet the Coach | Becky Langley

University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University joined forces back in 2017 to joint-deliver a Women’s High Performance Football Centre. The initiative, is committed to doubling participation and fan numbers of the women’s game by 2020, and Nottingham based hub is one of eight High Performance Football Centres based at Universities across the country. Importantly, …

Heads Up | It’s time to discuss concussion in sport

Following the incident this week at White Hart lane which saw Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen sustain a serious head injury in the Champions League Semi-Final, it is a good time to talk about concussions. We spoke to University of Nottingham Sport Physiotheraspist, Desi Gillespie, for her insight into the protocol of assessment and to learn …