We all know the physical benefits of exercise, but people often forget how great it is for your mental well-being too. It can help you sleep better, help you relax and even boost your memory and concentration.
Our You Are More Than programme of events is about keeping you calm and focused throughout your exams and hand-ins. And what better way to relieve some of that stress than with a good workout? That’s why this week is jam packed with FREE fitness sessions open to all students to help you release those positive endorphins.
TUESDAY 24 MAY
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What with work commitments, student budgets and time to hang out with your friends, keeping fit can seem like the last thing on your mind. But we all know we should do it, so whether you are a gym bunny or a sporty type, here is a quick overview of some ways you can exercise in Southampton…
Saturday. 9am. 5k. Okay now the worst bit is over, we can tell you about all the good things. It’s completely free and this includes stats about your run! For example, you can find out how you did for your age group, … Read the rest
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We caught up with Lawrence Thompson, President of Southampton University Water Polo Club, to find out more about the club and what they get up to – in and out of the pool!
How long has the Water Polo Club been running?
We can find evidence of the first Water Polo game being played at the university as early as 1936, but we know definitely in the last 20 years it has been going strong as a proper society.
How many members belong to the club?
This year, we have 70 members across two fully competitive teams: 40 girls … Read the rest
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Undoubtedly some of you may have taken the Christmas break as a chance to feast and indulge, and why not? Then comes the typical New Year’s Resolution: stay healthy and keep fit. You can certainly fit this resolution around your busy timetables, without having to break the bank so no more excuses, here are a few tips!
Skip the bus and walk whenever possible! Even better, power walk, you’d be surprised at how many calories you can burn in just half an hour! If you need to take the bus for longer distances, try getting off one or … Read the rest
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