Sport for the uninitiated: Fitness when it seems futile Freddie Crawford discusses how Michael Jordan reignited his fitness journey and what he’s been doing to keep fit in lockdown As someone who throughout his first year concerned himself with, quite frankly, more convivial pursuits than self-imposed exercise, I feel I’m not quite at liberty to […]
Triathlon Club Captain, Jess Clark, takes a look at how the club has been affected by COVID-19, their increase in membership, and the benefits of being part of a sport that cannot be locked-down.
Ed Alexander looks back at some of the more obscure sporting stories from the last seven days.
New Year, New Us? Maybe. As usual, it seems like “getting fit” is once again on everyone’s list of New Year’s Resolutions. It might last a few days, a few weeks or miraculously the whole year and beyond. Whilst we should bear in mind that these resolutions aren’t the be all and end all marker […]
The benefits of exercise are manifold, something we all know to be a fact. Exercise reduces the risk of major illnesses, including cancer, heart disease, and stroke. It also lowers stress levels, promotes the growth of new neurons, and extends life expectancy. Yet for some people – including the elderly, the obese, and those with […]
We all have times when stress can get the better of us. Whether you’re in the middle of an essay, don’t know what to do with your future, or are just having one of those days, here are five things you can do in 10 minutes to relieve some of your stresses: Walk My mum always […]
The festive feasting is complete, the January exam season has passed, and now it’s time to really get back on track in the gym. You want to lean up for the summer, and the ‘dreadmill’ looms large on the horizon… or does it? Cardio doesn’t have to be the demon that keeps you awake at […]
Now that work’s begun for real, you decide it’s time to get back to the gym and get your fitness back on track… but there is so much to read and so many socials to go to… and it’s all so much effort. Let’s face it, we all have days (often more regularly then we […]
It’s no secret that students at The University of Exeter pride themselves on being some of the fittest in the UK, and on our treacherously hilly campus being fit is a necessity. But subscribing to the keep-fit trend, which has taken hold of campus has one major downfall: the cost. The Russell Seal Fitness Centre […]