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Graduate to Attempt Guinness World Record For “Most Pull Ups in 1 Minute”

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Steve Quick, a former Royal Marine, personal trainer, and soon-to-be MSc Energy and Sustainability graduate, is attempting to beat the Guinness World record for “most pull ups in 1 minute” in aid of the Royal Marines Association.

Steve will be doing three attempts over three months, with the first taking place at Crossfit Solent on Saturday 22 July at 14:00 (the dates for the rest are to be confirmed) and will then submit his best record.

Since returning home from Afghanistan, Steve said that his ethos has been to “do the impossible”. He hopes that his record attempt, … Read the rest

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30 Things To Do Over The Summer

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Students may be the envy of most of the working world during the long summer holiday, but three months can be a long time to fill. When you’ve finished watching the latest season of Game of Thrones and you’re starting to get a little sick of daytime TV, it’s time to hit our list of things to keep you busy…

  1. Write a letter to your uni friends An actual old-fashioned, pen and paper piece of snail mail.
  2. Go for a run – Download a running app to help you track your progress, hit play on the new Blood Orange
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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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Father’s Day is fast approaching (yes, it’s this Sunday!) but if you haven’t found the perfect present just yet, fear not! We’ve scoured the web to come up with a great selection of gifts to suit every taste – and all for £10 or under!


For a dad who can take the heat

If your dad’s a meat and two veg man who loves a bit of spice, he’ll love this Rub with Love Steak Rub from Prezzybox. Great with chicken, steak or even roast potatoes, this combination of spices is guaranteed to add a zing to any … Read the rest

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