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During this time of uncertainty we have made our premium portal content accessible to all staff and students at BU. This exclusive Portal provides you and other Premium members with content on nutrition, exercise, challenges, and events. We want you to take full advantage of your Premium Perks and look forward to seeing you get stuck in. Enjoy!

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Top tips for exercising from home

With the continued restrictions on gyms and leisure centres meaning we can’t welcome you through our doors for a while longer we put together this guide and tips on how to exercise indoors!

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Combat Stress Through Good Nutrition

It's important to eat a well-balanced diet when under pressure to ensure you have the necessary energy reserves to help combat stress and build resilience.

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Can you be healthy at any size?

NHS practitioners place great importance on maintaining a ‘healthy’ Body Mass Index (BMI), calculated by determining an individual’s height to weight ratio; but is there too much emphasis placed on achieving an ideal weight over following a healthy lifestyle?

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Bring Sally Up Challenge!

The Bring Sally Up challenge is quite simple, you choose an exercise and execute the up and down movements alongside the song Flower by Moby. Some exercises that can be used are squats, push-ups and burpees.

See the full 14-day programme

We know it's difficult to keep active if you need to self-isolate following travel or a period of illness or showing Covid-19 symptoms. That's why we've put together our 14-day Self Isolation Challenge – a series of activities you can complete from home to keep you happy and healthy.

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Day 1: 30 core session

We kick off our 14-day isolation challenge with a core work out! For this, all you need is a mat or towel and a small weight if you have one the exercises can be adapted if you don’t have a weight!

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Day 2: learn a new skill

In the second instalment of the 14-day isolation challenge, today's challenge is to learn a new skill! You can pick from one of the skills below to learn or you can pick one yourself.

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Day 3: run 5km

Today’s challenge in the 14 Isolation Challenge is to run/ walk 5km! 

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Day 4: try out a new healthy recipe

In Day 4 of the 14-day Isolation Challenge, we challenge you to try out a new healthy recipe! We have pulled together a healthy recipe for you to try or you can try one of your own!