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Fitness Class in Focus: Pilates

University of Nottingham Sport Membership gives members access to a wide range of weekly classes. These are held on-site across all of the 3 Sport Centres at David Ross Sports Village, Jubilee Sports Centre, and Sutton Bonington Sport Centre. Pilates is a range of non-impact exercises designed to help develop strength, flexibility, balance, and inner …

Welcome to the #GreenandGold!

We’re in for another huge year of sport and fitness on campus and you can be a part of it! At the University of Nottingham we have such a broad range of sporting opportunity that students can get involved with at every different level, with our aim to help each and every one of you …

Getting the best out of your Sport & Fitness Membership in 2022!

With the majority of students now returned to campus and well underway with term two, we wanted to provide a reminder of all that’s on offer with UoN Sport. From access to our fantastic campus-wide facilities, to being able to utilise the knowledge of our expert fitness team, you can #FindYourActive this year without leaving …

Girls’ Night In a huge hit!

By Sebastian Chmielinski On Sunday 24th April, over 120 girls descended upon the University Park Sports Centre for another hugely successful Girls’ Night In. Organised by the Engage team, and in association with Nottingham Girls Can, the evening of ‘fun, fitness and freebies’ was aimed at encouraging and increasing  participation from girls in a fun and laid back …

Jumpstart your summer at the GO TRI Aquathlon!

By Sebastian Chmielinski The Triathlon Club are back with their third Go TRI event of the year, this time an Aquathlon! Suitable for any level of fitness and enthusiasm, the course will consist of a 200m swim followed by a 3km run around University Park campus. The event is specifically designed for first timers, and …

Achieve your fitness goals with our supported fitness sessions

As part of our disability in sports programme, we offer supported fitness sessions to disabled students and members of staff so they can get a consistent level of support when exercising. One of the students who has greatly benefitted from the service sent us a blog. They asked that their story be shared so that others …

RAMSOC’s Exmoor exploration

By Patrick Hardern, RAMSOC 2015/16 Vice President In February, RAMSOC headed to Exmoor for a weekend of walking and exploring. With this being a mere two weeks after the end of exam season, we were naturally all excited to escape Nottingham for a weekend, as a chance to catch our collective breath. My first impressions …

Debbie’s getting active for Mental Health Day!

Debbie Butler is an associate member of staff at the University and she’s looking to make her mark during Healthy U Week (29 February – 4 March). Over the last six months, Debbie has been using exercise and the University sports facilities to help manage her mental health illness and physical impairments with some positive …

Healthy U Week: Get involved and get active!

By Andriana Petrova Did you know that physical activity can help you beat the stress, boost your mood, and give you more energy? Not only that but also that exercise is a powerful tool to reduce risk of serious illnesses too? One whole week dedicated to helping you stay healthy, both physically and mentally. There are plenty …

The Knockout Effect

by Indy Bamra from the University Park Fitness Centre Let’s not misinterpret boxing as an aggressive sport with no real fitness purpose. Boxing actually requires you to be both physically and mentally prepared as you need a combination of skills to perform well, including excellent speed, quickness and power. I personally find it the most enjoyable …