Easing back into exercise

POSTED Monday 19 April 2021 Returning to exercise after lockdown For many of us, the re-opening of the fitness facilities has meant an eager return back […]

Jamie Cachia joins UoB as new Head of Hockey

POSTED Wednesday 28 April 2021 University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness welcomes Scottish international Jamie Cachia as Head of Hockey. The University of Birmingham is delighted […]

Eat Smart For a Healthy Heart

For National Heart month, our UoB Sport & Fitness Nutrition interns Sam, Katie and Jonny explore some of the nutritional components which have an effect on […]

The psychology of effectively working from home

Working from home Working from home and self-isolating can be difficult, but being aware of a few key aspects can help make it easier to deal […]

How diet can optimise immunity

You cannot ‘boost’ your immune function through your diet, however your diet can be used to optimise and support the normal functioning of the immune system. […]

Carbs: getting the facts straight

Contrary to popular belief, carbohydrates are not the enemy! When you’re being active, it’s important to consume carbohydrates as part of your diet to provide energy […]

City of Birmingham and British Blind Sport to host IBSA World Games 2023

Birmingham has been selected as the host of the 2023 IBSA World Games, a multi-sport event for blind and partially sighted athletes. The decision by the […]

Looking after your mental health when returning to work in the ‘new normal’

With each new safety measure put in place, and the world trying to get back to allowing us to return to what is being called the […]

Controversial Speed Training Thoughts

Speed training can often be a controversial topic and I frequently add fuel to this fire on Twitter.  Clearly it’s important for athletes to be able […]
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