Balancing Life 2022 Survey Results

Balancing Life

Results of Sport and Physical Activity’s (SPA) 2022 Balancing Life Survey results have been published, providing an insight into the activity and wellbeing levels of our University community. 1,000 staff and students took part in Balancing Life this year. Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey. Key results A total […]

Win £100 by telling us how you feel!

Balancing Life

Help us to support your physical activity and wellbeing by filling out the 2022 Balancing Life Survey. Plus you could win a Love2Shop voucher worth £100 or £50!  Last year’s Balancing Life Survey found that 69% of staff and 61% of students were active, up 3% and 9% respectively from 2020 but still down on […]

Back to Fitness Course

Back to fitness course

New course, Back to Fitness starting 2 February! In this new course, participants will join a group of like-minded members for 6 weeks, who want to build up their fitness levels. What’s included? Trainer support Weekly assessments to measure progress Weekly nutrition challenges Full body exercise programme to follow outside of sessions If you want […]

Upcoming Courses 2022

Courses are starting up again for the new year

Following on from Christmas 2021, the Fitness Team will be running a series of Fitness Courses, designed to teach our members about different elements of Health & Fitness. Kicking the new year off will be two exciting courses, due to start the week commencing the 31st January: 1. Women’s Strength Training This one is our […]

Work begins on a brand new football facility

Uni of Leeds New Football Facility

The University of Leeds and the Football Foundation have marked the start of building works on a new football facility, giving a welcome boost to grassroots sport in Leeds made possible thanks to investment from the University and a £4.2m grant from the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation. A new site, close […]

Balancing Life Results 2021

Balancing Life

Results are in for the 2021 Balancing Life survey! This year, 1055 staff and students took part in Sport and Physical Activity’s annual survey which gains insight into the physical activity and wellbeing levels of our University community – a big thank you to everyone who completed this!  Last year’s results found that the pandemic had a […]

Balancing Life Results 2020: How has Covid-19 impacted physical activity and wellbeing?

Balancing Life

Each year Sport and Physical Activity survey our University community to find out about physical activity and wellbeing levels on campus and we are finally able to share with you our Balancing Life 2020 results, which specifically focus on the impact of Covid-19 and lockdown measures. The insight from Balancing Life plays a key role […]

Apple & cinnamon protein muffins

homemade protein muffins

Kate Petty, from the Health and Wellbeing team, shares another tasty recipe for you to try. These apple cinnamon protein muffins are great to grab and go, whether you have one for breakfast or as a healthy snack throughout the day! Apple & cinnamon protein muffins Prep time: 10 mins Cooking time: 25 mins or until golden […]

Five Ways to Switch Off This Weekend

It’s important to look after yourself and give yourself time to switch off, particularly during this unprecedented time. Here are five ways you can truly switch off this weekend and enjoy a well-deserved break: Exercise Walking, running, cycling, yoga, a home workout – anything that gets your heart pumping. Exercise is great for clearing your […]