Tag : gym

To gym or not to gym: a defence of outdoor sport

8 months ago / 0 comments

Wake up and smell the roses. Smell the dew. The mud and the grass. Don’t close yourself into an overly-lit, boxed-in cauldron of leather, heavy metal and sweat; come to be known as the gym. This month I would encourage all to spread their legs into the brisk outdoors and … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: 10 of the best jazzy gym leggings

2 years ago / 0 comments

It goes without saying that when you look good, you feel good. Everyone wants to achieve that summer body and getting the motivation can be a challenge. As students we don’t always have the cash to splash out on sportswear so whether you are a once-a–week jogger or a seasoned … Read More

Women of the world unite

2 years ago / 0 comments

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we take a look back at some of women’s biggest achievements from the past few months. Millions take part in Global Women’s March Over five million women took part in Women’s Marches across the world in response to Donald Trump’s election as President. On … Read More

Union Forum Proposals: Female-only gym hours?

2 years ago / 405 comments

The upcoming Union Forums are discussing some hot topics in the coming weeks. The Gryphon has cherry-picked some of the very best and interesting ideas to inspire you to get debating, get pro-active and get involved. Female-only gym hours? Namrah Shahid has proposed that the Edge provide female-only gym sessions … Read More

Protein shakes: pretty pointless or scientifically sound?

4 years ago / 0 comments

Protein shakes seem to be the latest trend to sweep this health-crazed nation, and are targeted at both the ‘bulking’ gym lovers, and those desperate to lose that extra freshers’ weight.  However, what do users really know about the powder they religiously slurp? Protein shakes are milkshakes with added protein … Read More

The Edge undergoes £1.2m refurbishment

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Edge has re-opened after a £1.2m refurbishment this summer.   New facilities include 250 pieces of state-of-the-art equipment, with a large weights area to replace the former dance studio due to open tonight. The Edge’s class schedule is also being updated to include more diverse activities such as urban … Read More

News | Edge slammed by angry students

5 years ago / 0 comments

Students have expressed their anger at The Edge gym after the booking system crashed this week. The system, which is designed to make it easier for students to select classes, has suffered crashes and glitches for the past “few weeks” according to an e-mail sent from the fitness facilities’ team … Read More

On the Edge

6 years ago / 0 comments

In anticipation of the January blues I comforted myself with a cloud of resolutions- new projects always get me excited. One of these was to go the gym. I decided to avoid The Edge which (I thought to myself) would have naturally been crawling with other, definitely fitter, students. I … Read More

Gym users on the Edge

6 years ago / 0 comments

Students have expressed their anger over lengthy queues and insufficient space in the gym at the Edge sports centre. Gym-goers complained of queuing, with up to five people waiting for each machine at peak times. On Wednesday alone, nine of the cardio machines in the fitness centre were out of … Read More

Edge voyeur charged

6 years ago / 0 comments

9.11.12 The man accused of spying on women changing at The Edge is to be brought to court at the end of the month. Marco Cheyne was formally charged with two counts of voyeurism last month, after being apprehended by University security. Cheyne had allegedly attempted to film a woman … Read More