Tag: running


How I stayed active during quarantine

Before our descent into lockdown, my fitness routine wasn’t the best. In fact, I wouldn’t use the word “routine” at all, but rather a sporadic attempt at running across campus at midnight, inevitably ending in a sprained ankle due to a lack of stretching and the complete absence of a warm up. When I moved…

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Out of Time

“Time is running out of time” and I’m not happy with myself “Time is running out of time” in the absence of mother’s help “Time is running out of time” and I’m not virtuous nor keen “Time is running out of time” in this era of antiquity we are out of halos and horns and…


UEA midwives leg it for Leeway

A pair of midwifery students are set to once again show that UEA and its students really are wonderful, when they take part in the Brighton marathon in April. Hannah Pretten and Emily Wilson have decided to take on the 26 mile challenge in aid of Leeway, a Norfolk based domestic abuse charity. Hannah and…


New parkrun at Colney Lane

A third parkrun for students and families has arrived at Colney Lane, giving participants the perfect opportunity to shake off those winter blues every Saturday at 9am. Despite the chilly weather, over 300 attendants came to the first Colney Lane parkrun in December. The two current 5k parkruns at Eaton Park and Catton Park have…


Maintaining those new, positive habits

1. Start small: Keep the habit super small. When you make it as small as possible, it becomes your new “normal” because you can begin integrating it into your life gradually. Just start walking to uni a little faster, getting off the bus a stop earlier, or waking up five minutes before your usual alarm….


Ways to make exercise fun

Making time for exercise tends to get forgotten in the busy world of university. In your life of work, socialising, Netflix and exercising can often seem like the optional extra you just don’t have time for any more. But it doesn’t have to be that way. And honestly, it probably shouldn’t be. With the UK…

October 2021
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