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The Edge wins Educational Facility of the Year

The Edge, Educational Facility of the Year

Two weeks ago The Edge rose above strong competition to be named Educational Facility of the Year at the National Fitness Awards.  The Edge was shortlisted for Education Facility of the Year and Best Membership Campaign. It was a strong contender in both but it’s contributions to its student and staff community in addition to […]

Get a week's membership for £12 this festive season! ❄️

Website header which says "tis the season to be healthy" illustrated with Christmas drawings. Festive season at The Edge

Grab a week’s membership for just £12 or a month’s membership for £39 at The Edge this festive season, allowing you to stay active and do the exercise you enjoy over the holidays. The membership allows access to all of our facilities, including our newly refurbished gym and spin studio, a 25m swimming pool, our […]

Holiday Opening Hours 2023

Staying In Leeds?

If you are staying in Leeds this festive period and want to visit The Edge please be aware of our altered opening times. This year we will be open at the following times: Friday 22 December – 8am-3.30pm Saturday 23 December – 8am-3.30pm Sunday 24 December – 8am-2.00pm Monday 25 December – Closed  Tuesday 26 […]

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 […]

Menopause workshop success


We complete our second round of Menopause workshops this week. Alongside the wonderful variety of sessions which include Pilates, Yoga, Foam rolling for Joint Pain and Strength training, we have added an additional workshop centred upon Nutrition. The interest in the Menopause Toolkit Workshops has grown across the University. The wonderful news is that thanks […]

University of Leeds Sports Scholars awarded their scholarships!

Sports scholars sat together

The University of Leeds Sports Scholars have been awarded their scholarships by the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Student Education, Jeff Grabill at the annual sports scholars evening. On Thursday 9 November everyone gathered to celebrate all our wonderful scholars and their sporting achievements. The evening not only focused on current scholars, but past students of […]

Your membership fees reinvested kind of gym

Members of exercise class in studio 2

State of the art facilities Here at The Edge we work hard to offer value for money. Working closely with students and our members we regularly review our membership fees and packages to make sure that they are meeting their needs.   Unlike many of our local competitors, we offer an incredible breadth of services. This includes […]

The Edge nominated for four awards across UK Active and National Fitness Awards

The Edge Gym

The Edge’s award nominations The Edge has risen above some strong competition to be one of the front runners to win four awards across the UKActive and National Fitness Awards.  The Edge is shortlisted for Regional Club/Centre of the Year (North) and Marketing Campaign of the Year award with UKActive. It is also up for […]