Fitness Articles

Lifestyle Loves: Puppy yoga

Lifestyle Loves: Puppy yoga

Have you seen videos of puppy yoga all over your TikTok feed? Find out more about a student’s experience at Manchester’s very own Paw Yoga class
DNAFit brings personalised biohacking to the people

DNAFit brings personalised biohacking to the people

Features Editor, Felix Hanif-Banks puts genetic analysis service DNAFit under the microscope
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
What’s the fuss about protein shakes?

What’s the fuss about protein shakes?

Are protein shakes necessary, or can you get enough protein from a balanced diet? And, importantly, are there any adverse effects?
Preview: Burnout

Preview: Burnout

The critically-acclaimed Burnout returns to Manchester next month as a full-length, two-act play
How going 100 days sober can transform your life

How going 100 days sober can transform your life

Aaron Comer speaks to James Herdman who gave up alcohol and cigarettes for 100 days while at university, and discovered numerous benefits which the experience gave him
The backside of Instagram: why our Monday motivators are all the same

The backside of Instagram: why our Monday motivators are all the same

Instagram is full of fitness related accounts, but how damaging is ‘fitspiration’? Emma Price looks at the wealth of misinformation spread by influencers, and the impact it has on both mental and physical health
The bigger the better? Unmasking the ugly face of male fitness

The bigger the better? Unmasking the ugly face of male fitness

In a follow-up article on the female fitness industry, Emma Price exposes the detrimental impacts male fitness influencers can have on both physical and mental wellbeing

Race for Life in the New Year!

Struggling to stick to your New Year’s resolutions? Why not sign up for the Race for Life, and give yourself a goal to aim for

New Year, miserable you?

We discuss how New Year’s resolutions can do more harm than good, and why you shouldn’t wait till January 1st to make changes

A quick guide to the Armitage Centre

If you’re looking to get fit this semester, here are some of the things you can enjoy at the Armitage, including classes and team sports

Pursuing a healthier version of yourself this year?

Founder of Student shred and all-round fitness and nutrition expert, Tom Burns reveals the secrets behind getting rid of your Christmas belly…

The New Year’s realistic resolutions

Soph Soar discusses the real investment of fitness fashion for those whose New Year’s resolutions aren’t going to plan

Sport in the City: Fitness and Fight Festival

There’s more to sport in Manchester than City and United: With this week’s spotlight on the Fitness and Fight Festival

Orthorexia: The healthy eating disorder

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

Move it

Kickstart your year with these healthy habits for the gymphobe

Can you afford to bulk at university?

Bulking—the practice of carefully controlling your diet and exercise to put on muscle mass—is increasing in popularity. Is it worth the time, money, and effort?

SPORTICIPATE: Get involved

The University of Manchester provides free sport programmes for all students through the Sporticipate Programme, part-funded by the University of Manchester and Sport England

Manchester student putting the social in health and fitness

Robert Firth takes a look at ‘Magna Life’, a health and fitness business co-founded by a final year University of Manchester student

Student Gym Guide

Want to keep that summer bod or maybe get one a few months late? Manchester offers a wide selection of gyms, but which one is best for you and your budget?

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