NEWS

Navigating nutrition confusion

Bowls of food and drinks

The field of nutrition is notorious for having conflicting ideas, opinions, and science. This has resulted in confusion about what to eat, how much to eat and when to eat it, in order to be healthy. Food for your body All foods are not born equal when it comes to your health. A popular school […]

How to maintain your fitness and lifestyle goals

Student using the battles ropes at The Edge

It’s the classic weight loss story, all too common you lose weight after some form of diet or lifestyle change, then the weight loss plateaus. After some time, you’re back to your original weight. So, why is sustainable weight loss so difficult?  The myth is that people put weight back on because they got lazy, […]

Practical tips for your diet and nutrition

Diet and meal prep

This article explores the concept of a personalized approach to nutrition, emphasizing the importance of whole foods, protein, and minimal sugar intake while debunking the one-size-fits-all diet myth. What is the best diet?  This is one of the most common debates in the nutrition world. A quick browse online and you will find a wide […]

GOGA Success Story - Mike Jackson

Mike’s story We were thrilled recently to receive an email from Mike Jackson, a staff member in the Disability Services Team, about his positive experiences of GOGA and the influence it has had on his life. We love making a difference and are delighted to share this GOGA success story with you. In March 2021, […]

The Edge's exciting partnership with OTE Nutrition

OTE Supplements

The Edge is proud to have partnered with OTE Nutrition!   As a member of The Edge, no matter your membership type you qualify for a 20% discount off all online orders through OTE.  Who are OTE?  OTE Sports came about because of a desire to do things differently. Their range of naturally flavoured sports health […]

Enhancing wellbeing: the power of helping others and staying connected

helping others

Helping others Helping others helps to stimulate the reward centres in your brain is actually really great for your wellbeing. It must be true, there is no selfless good deed! But that’s not the point. If you are able to help anyone in need, through volunteering, offering to get some bits from the shops or […]

Healthy eating tips: energy, mood, and meal planning

healthy eating

Importance of healthy eating habits and timing for energy and mood Ever notice how you feel after indulging in some less healthy meals or snacks? Lethargic, low on energy and low in mood? When we eat well, we can feel so much more energised and happier. Timing of eating is important too and can affect […]

Spring Break Activity Timetable 2023

May bank holiday

Our sports facilities on campus are open throughout the spring break and we have some great activities lined up to help you create a wellbeing break into your day. From local walking trips in nature to indoor climbing sessions and exercise classes – there’s plenty to keep you active over the break. Classes and activities Check […]

Fresh Start Festival Activity Timetable 2023

Fresh Start Festival

Monday 30 January – Sunday 5 February After the incredible launch in January 2022, the Fresh Start Festival is set to return – a week of fun activities delivered collaboratively between the University and LUU. The Fresh Start Festival aims to bring the whole University community together, giving you the chance to make connections with […]