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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 […]

Win £350 worth of Prezzee vouchers

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University of Leeds – The Edge – Survey Terms and Conditions When you enter this competition you will be asked to fill out a survey. Please answer all questions and provide an email address to be in with the chance of winning £350 Prezzee vouchers. The opportunity to complete the survey and be entered into […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gryphons Abroad programme engages over 2000 children in South Africa

Volunteer talking to school kids

A team of staff and students from the University of Leeds & Leeds Trinity University have just returned from South Africa, following the successful completion of a four-week sport development project. The Gryphons Abroad programme sees staff and students deployed to deliver cycling, sport and leadership in schools in the Nkandla region.  Empowering youth through […]

The University of Leeds hosts largest sporting conference of the year

People sat in a lecture theatre

The University of Leeds hosted this year’s British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Conference, reinforcing its role as a leader in Sport & Physical activity in the higher education sector. The largest higher education sporting conference of the year saw over 140 different institutions taking part in three days of information sharing and development. […]

The University of Leeds to host biggest sporting conference of the year

University of Leeds Great Hall

The University of Leeds is hosting this year’s British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Conference from 11-14 July reinforcing its role as a leader in Sport & Physical activity in the sector. Largest HE sporting conference The largest higher education sporting conference of the year, it will see over 140 different institutions taking part […]