Welcome to your Premium Portal.

During this time of uncertainty we have made our premium portal content accessible to all staff and students at Bournemouth University this exclusive Premium Portal provides you and other Premium members with content on nutrition, exercise, challenges, and events.

Each month we will update the page with new additions to support your SportBU experience, but over the coming weeks we will be posting some extra workout programs for you to get stuck in to at home. We want you to take full advantage of your Premium Perks and look forward to seeing you get stuck in. Enjoy!

Online Well-Being Sessions - Our therapist Corinne McCrea is currently offering on-line Self-Care Sessions, just as massage therapies the On-Line Self Care sessions allow clients to find a relaxing space where they are listened to, where they can ask for advice on musculoskeletal pain and engage in their own self-care management, which ultimately will help reduce pain and improve sense of physical and mental…
How can Physical Activity have an Impact on your Mental Health! - We all have mental health just as we have physical health. As our bodies can become unwell, so can our minds. Mental health problems can affect the way you think, feel and behave. But keeping active can have a positive impact on mental health! Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or…
14 Day Isolation Challenge! Day 14- Create your own Challenge - On the final day of our 14 day Isolation challenge we challenge you to challenge yourself! This can be in anyway fitness or lifestyle related! We have some suggestions if you are struggling for ideas: Cycle 15 km Try beat your 2 km run time Try out a new recipe Try a core session Remember to tag us on Facebook…
14 Day Isolation Challenge! Day 13- Try a Full Body Session - On the penultimate day of our 14 Isolation Challenge we challenge you to try a full body 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! We have put together clips over the last 13 days of core,…
14 Day Isolation Challenge! - Starting to loose inspiration to work out? Want to try out a few different activities? Looking for something to pass the time during Isolation? Try out 14 day Isolation Challenge! Starting from Monday 27th April 2020 we will be hosting a 14 day Isolation Challenge! Each day there will be a different task to complete, where there are workouts we…
Toilet Roll Challenge! - Bournemouth University performance teams are taking part in the latest viral ‘toilet roll challenge’. The challenge sees people ‘passing’ toilet roll between each other in a creative ways! Here are the Bournemouth University Netballs Clubs attempt at the challenge! Show us your take on the ‘toilet roll challenge’ by tagging @SportBU or using the hashtag #mysportbu!
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. The Song lasts 3 and a half minutes, the challenge is a fun addition to the end of a workout rather than as…
November PT Challenge - How long can you skip for? Can you beat our PT
Mini Egg Brownies - This easter have a try at making mini egg brownies! Ingredients: 120g unsalted butter 170g dark chocolate 100g white chocolate 2 eggs (large, free range) 2 egg yolks (large, free range) 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp salt 30g cocoa powder 85g plain flour Instructions Preheat fan oven to 180oC/250 F/ GM4 and line a 20cm by 7 inch rectangle…
Combat Stress Through Good Nutrition - In times of stress we are often tempted to neglect our physical needs and healthy eating can take a back seat when faced with a crisis. Stress can have variety of negative effects on a person, both mentally and physically, and nutrients can be quickly depleted when the ‘fight or flight’ response kicks in leaving the body exhausted. It is…
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?
Eggs protein nutrition sportbu You’d batter believe it’s almost Pancake Day! - I can’t believe it’s pancake day again. Honestly, it just crêped up on me. This pancake day try our delicious and health Protein Pancake Recipe which takes just 12 minutes to make! But why should you have protein in the morning? Well, research has shown that people who include protein at breakfast have better appetite control throughout the day, a…

Top Tips for Exercising at 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! All you need is 30 minutes! If you spare just 30 minutes each day to fit in some exercise it has been proven to boost your mood,…
Week 3- At Home Body Weight Workout! - In this instalment of the at home work out series we have put together some simple and easy body weight exercises to create this full body work out! This week we will be looking at 5 simple and effective body weight exercises that can be incorporated in to your work out routine! Show us how you have used these exercises…
Week 2- Press Ups at Home Workout - In this weeks instalment of the at home work out series we have put together a guide on how to perform press ups! This week we will be looking at how to correctly perform a press up. Starting from a beginner level to an advanced clap press up! Show us how you get along by tagging @SportBU or #mysportbu on…
Week 1- Mat based at home workout - In the first instalment of this months premium portal at home workouts have been included to increase your activity levels whilst practicing social distancing and social isolation. For this weeks episode the exercises will be based around a mat so you will need a mat or towel, to get you started here are 5 easy exercises for a full body…
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