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Read more at: Workout of the Week - MHAW

Workout of the Week - MHAW

19 May 2020

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, we want to encourage as many people to get active as possible! Being active is not only great for your physical health but can also improve your mental wellbeing! (NHS) Our Coach Lewis has included a workout below, ideal for completing at home. He has provided demonstrations to all...

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Read more at: Everest conquered by the University of Cambridge Sport staff!

Everest conquered by the University of Cambridge Sport staff!

19 May 2020

Mt Everest was no match for the ‘camunisport’ staff and families yesterday, as the world’s highest peak was conquered in 12 hours of virtual climbing in a sporting achievement for the ages. In total, the department racked up a whopping 54,564 upward steps - 2,517 steps higher than Everest’s 52,047 and more than 9,000m of...

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Read more at: How To Make Exercising At Home More Appealing

How To Make Exercising At Home More Appealing

6 May 2020

How To Make Exercising At Home More Appealing Exercising from the comfort of your own home can prove to be extremely convenient, you can work out any time and don’t have to travel very far at all! However, at home there are so many distractions, you associate your home with relaxing and family want to spend time with you...

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Read more at: Cambridge Celebrates Inaugural Sports Award Winners

Cambridge Celebrates Inaugural Sports Award Winners

4 May 2020

The first ever University of Cambridge Sports Awards was scheduled for April 2020 and whilst the event couldn’t go ahead as originally planned, the awards were delivered digitally, recognising another exceptional year of student sport. Read the full report here .

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Read more at: Strength Training For Runners

Strength Training For Runners

27 April 2020

Strength Training For Runners This blog follows the theme of my previous post titled “Training Whilst Under Quarantine: Quick And Effective Warm-Up For Your Daily Dose Of Outdoor Exercise” . In this blog post, I wanted to focus on how everyone can benefit from strength training, with particular detail on running. Below I...

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Read more at: Best Breakfast Ideas

Best Breakfast Ideas

20 April 2020

We’ve been told for years that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and during isolation, it's even more important to ensure we maintain a healthy diet. But why is breakfast the most important meal of the day? Eating breakfast will kickstart your metabolism first thing in the morning and ensure you are fueled...

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Read more at: Why rest is so important to progress

Why rest is so important to progress

15 April 2020

Rest, we all talk about the importance of it, but the reality is, so many of us neglect this part of our daily life. Did you know that 16% of adults in the UK sleep for fewer than six hours a night while another 19% sleep for between six and seven hours? This is shown by the research of the Royal Society for Public Health...

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Read more at: Training Whilst Under Quarantine: Quick And Effective Warm-Up For Your Daily Dose Of Outdoor Exercise

Training Whilst Under Quarantine: Quick And Effective Warm-Up For Your Daily Dose Of Outdoor Exercise

8 April 2020

For many, including myself, going out for a jog is often the only reason for setting foot outside right now. For this reason, several people have increased their volume of running training. At this time, I want to stress the importance of a warm-up for these activities. The main aim is always to benefit subsequent...

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Read more at: Fitness Team Q & A

Fitness Team Q & A

6 April 2020

Q) Should I continue to exercise whilst social distancing or self-isolating? Answered by Elisa Davies A) Yes, yes, yes! The simple answer is yes but for one very important reason… mental health! Being away from our normal routine, work, friends, family and especially the gym is an experience that none of us have ever gone...

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Read more at: Strava - An online running network for staff, students and the local community

Strava - An online running network for staff, students and the local community

3 April 2020

You may not be able to play your usual sport at the moment, but you can achieve that sense of community by lacing up the running shoes, and joining our supportive group to keep the motivation up! A survey of the RunTogether community found 89% of runners reported increased happiness as a direct result of running with...

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