Exercise Articles

The benefits of cycling from a recent convert

The benefits of cycling from a recent convert

Looking for an alternative to busy buses to and from uni? Taking up cycling may be the perfect answer, and we’ve got plenty of ways to start
Get Active! The best sport spots to play in Manchester

Get Active! The best sport spots to play in Manchester

A look at the the best, cheapest, and most convenient places to play sport in Manchester.
Thoughts from the saddle: Lessons from a (cyclist) virgin

Thoughts from the saddle: Lessons from a (cyclist) virgin

Do you like to ride your bicycle? Well with our new bike virgin guide you’ll love pedalling around Manchester!
5 positive things to take away from lockdown

5 positive things to take away from lockdown

5 things we should aim to bring into the future beyond these current crazy times
Opinion: With a PM like Boris, of course the gym is staying shut

Opinion: With a PM like Boris, of course the gym is staying shut

Annie Dabb speaks for gym bunnies all over the country as she explores how this second lockdown will impact our ability to exercise
Exercise and mental health: lockdown tips

Exercise and mental health: lockdown tips

Lucy Johnson gives her best advice on the ways in which you can stay fit, mentally and physically, during lockdown
Uplift Manchester on empowering activity

Uplift Manchester on empowering activity

Uplift Manchester is a buddy system to break down barriers preventing students from exercising and encourages empowered movement
Run and talk: Tackling mental health through exercise

Run and talk: Tackling mental health through exercise

Ellie Martin chats to the President of the Run Wild society about the beneficial links between running and mental health
New Year’s resolution hack

New Year’s resolution hack

Confidence is they key in hitting your goals in 2019
Muscle loss in old age linked to damaged nerves

Muscle loss in old age linked to damaged nerves

Researchers find weaker nerve signals are associated with muscle loss but regular exercise delay such effects

On the trail to wellbeing

James Johnson walks through the benefits of a walk in the wild

Six tips to maintain your mental well-being

As the semester gets underway, James Johnson runs through some simple tips to help you keep track of your mental health and to flourish during your studies.

Running is horrible but I couldn’t have graduated without it

As the semester approaches, Fiona Hallett discusses how running can help to maintain a clear mind during your studies

Run for your life!

Anokhi Shah runs through some of the many benefits a brisk jog can have

Work out your winter workouts

Don’t go into hibernation this winter — fight the cold and keep up your workout routine with these top tips from Lifestyle contributor Cachella Smith

Escaping the concrete jungle

Fed up with Manchester looking so grey? Get some green in your life and discover a park near you, with the help of VoucherCloud’s Manchester Student Guide

Ways to Eat – the Freshers’ guide to nutrition

Struggling with eating healthy and getting enough nutrition in your diet? Lacey Munroe discusses the pros and cons of various diets in her new eBook, Ways to Eat

Breaking Out of the Bad Habit Cycle

Because getting back on that healthy living wagon is not always as simple as it seems

Another New Year, Another New You

Christmas seems like ages ago. The majority of the ‘New Yous’ will have already given up with your resolutions. Why do these changes never stick?

Orthorexia: The healthy eating disorder

Without an end destination, being ‘fit’ can seem unattainable, and many are unaware of when to stop

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