Tag: fitness

Sport

Trampolining – Cambridge Open

Trampolining took part in the Cambridge Open in the first weekend of February, which is our most popular competition of the year next to BUCS Championships. After an early start, we arrived at Cambridge for 8:30am ready for our first competitor’s routine at 9am. We had a total of 15 competitors for UEA, and everyone…

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Dancesport – UEA Comp

Dancesport’s UEA Friendly, held in the last weekend of January, is one of our most anticipated competitions of the year and was a huge success this time round. The committee, led by the Team Captain, worked incredibly hard to make this spectacular event. Dance competitions cannot run without officials, which include adjudicators, compères, scrutineers and…

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Huel

Huel needs to be hurled into hell. It’s a vitamin powder you blend with water to substitute your entire diet. It’s liquid lunch. And breakfast. And also dinner. I do of course realise I’m not exactly the target market for this food smoothie, which by the way, looks like wet cement. It’s mainly for those…

Science

Can physical activity help tackle osteoporosis?

Researchers at UEA are exploring the link between leading a sedentary lifestyle and developing osteoporosis. Researchers at the Norwich Medical School will be looking at whether the loss of bone density is directly related to extended periods of sitting, and whether encouraging less sedentary behaviour could improve bone health as we age. The study is…

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Lacrosse hope to adapt to life in second tier

UEA Lacrosse Club has continued optional training sessions over summer, hoping they can keep players fresh and hit the ground running come October. The Men’s firsts will aim to consolidate their position in the Midlands 1A BUCS division, the second level of university Lacrosse, after promotion last term. The squad have recently arrived back from…

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Polo club looking to grow

Mounted players, a mallet in one hand, reins in the other; welcome to UEA Polo. This society offers you a chance to try this fun-filled and unique, fast-paced game on horseback, in which a mallet is used to hit the ball into a goal. Teams are mixed-gender and are usually made up of 4 players…

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