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Read more at: Cambridge at the 2020 BUCS Judo Championships

Cambridge at the 2020 BUCS Judo Championships

31 March 2020

13 Cambridge University members travelled to Sheffield to compete in the BUCS Judo Championships last month achiveving their best medal haul in years with every fighter winning at least one fight in their category. With 1 gold medal, 2 silver medals and 3 bronze medals, we look back at one of the most successful BUCS years...

Read more at: Training Whilst Under Quarantine

Training Whilst Under Quarantine

30 March 2020

Written by Josh Gooden, Fitness Coach As you might expect, demand for home-based training equipment is through the roof at the moment. If you were able to get your hands on some equipment in recent weeks, you are one of the lucky ones! Not everyone has been so fortunate but don't worry, you can find a plethora of home-...

Read more at: Running and exercising when working from home

Running and exercising when working from home

27 March 2020

In recent weeks, running events, Park runs and running groups have all ceased as the nation works together to delay the spread of the coronavirus. Whilst this is a very necessary step, regular runners could miss the physical, mental and social benefits that running normally brings to their lives. So what can someone who is...

Read more at: University of Cambridge Sport High Performance Athlete Profiles

University of Cambridge Sport High Performance Athlete Profiles

26 March 2020

NEW: University of Cambridge Sport High Performance Athlete Profiles Over the next few weeks, we will be introducing you to the 2019/20 cohort of athletes being supported within our performance sport programmes. High performance athletes at Cambridge are supported by two programmes: The University of Cambridge Athlete...

Read more at: The Best Lower Body Body-weight Exercises

The Best Lower Body Body-weight Exercises

25 March 2020

The Best Lower Body Bodyweight Exercises If you are stuck at home self-isolating or social distancing without access to a gym then this series is perfect for you. In this blog post we’ll review some of the best bodyweight lower body exercises which require little or no equipment and serve as great alternatives to gym based...

Read more at: Staying healthy from home

Staying healthy from home

25 March 2020

Over the coming weeks during these challenging times we will try and share relevant and useful information to try and keep you fit, healthy and productive whilst you’re at home more etc etc. Here’s half a dozen links to get you started with a range of workout ideas (even one for your kids to exercise), plus some...

Read more at: BUTTS League Indoor Championships

BUTTS League Indoor Championships

16 March 2020

On a Sunday blessed with unusually good weather, the club headed up to Birmingham for the final match of the indoor season, the BUTTS League Indoor Championships. The Coronavirus was in its full glory, however this didn’t dampen the spirit of our brave bowmen, bowwomen and sleep deprived novices. A Portsmouth round was...

Read more at: Southern BUCS qualifiers

Southern BUCS qualifiers

12 March 2020

On the 22nd February 2020, 12 of the Cambridge University Bowmen made the trek out to Bristol for the Southern BUCS qualifiers. The CUB team all enjoyed themselves and are very thankful to Bristol University and the BUCS team for putting on a great day, with very few equipment failures from the archers. The novice team put...

Read more at: Deputy Director of Sport taking on the Cambridge Half

Deputy Director of Sport taking on the Cambridge Half

4 March 2020

This Sunday I will be running the Cambridge Half Marathon! I will not glide along like a gazelle or go sub-2 hours! I am sure I will look a red, sweaty mess at the end and have very, very tired legs! But I am really looking forward to it! I came back to running in the summer of 2018 following a bit of a break due to...

Read more at: Caius College – PHG

Caius College – PHG

4 March 2020

Caius College – PHG The first ever College version of the PowerHouseGames was hosted at the University of Cambridge Sports Centre last Friday in conjunction with Gonville & Caius College. The event, which had been suggested by two second-year undergraduate students Luke Cavanaugh and Alex Parton, featured over 20...