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EventYoga on the Grass
- Every Saturday
- University Club Lawn
Start your weekend the right way with free Yoga on the Grass at UWA every Saturday.
- March-October 2022
- UWA Fitness Centre
Sweat it out and compete against fellow members in the Gym Challenge
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Ben fell in love with the gym as a way of improving his athletic and other sporting performance. Now, he wants to use his experience as both a track and field and team sport athlete to help others achieve their own fitness goals.
Bryan's fitness journey started when he developed a medical condition, meaning he couldn't participate in sport and weight lifting was the only thing he could do. At first it seemed like a big change, but he quickly started to recognise his enormous passion for this style of training.
Cris has been a Personal Trainer for over 17 years in a number of gyms across Australia and the USA. Cris has extensive experience in conducting small group training sessions, including combination boxing/HIIT classes and Les Mills Group Fitness classes.
Micky believes in exposing the body to advantageous and technically sound positions that are goal specific through different loading modalities and getting stronger in these positions over time.
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It’s takeover time! Tune in to our Instagram stories tomorrow to check out a day in the life of student athlete @cruzhogan 🙌
Student athlete @jonneysammut is taking over our Instagram tomorrow! Find out what a day in the life of a triathlete looks like 🏊♂️🚴♂️🏃♂️
RUN CLUB | At home 🏡
ey Everyone 👋🏻 We hope that you are keeping warm and dry with the wild weather. The #workoutoftheweek will be short and sharp to help you get your exercise in while avoiding the rain (we would recommend running before 10am or after 4pm). Warm Up: 5-10min Jog, dynamic stretches Option 1: Time trial 3km time trial - as fast as you can go - 1st Km: Keep it steady - 2nd Km: Fast but relaxed - 3rd Km: Finish strong Option 2: Intervals 5x (2min hard, 1min easy) - hard at 8/10 - easy at 6/10 Cool Down: 5-10min jog Recommend Run/ Coffee Spots: 🌲 Herdsman Lake 🌳 Lake Monger 🌴 South Perth foreshore ☕️ Architects and Heroes🥤 Halo Espresso 🥯 ➡️ Keep Refuelling 🍎🥦🥛 ➡️ Look after yourself mentally 🧘🏻♂️ ➡️ Don’t forget to upload to UWA Sport Strava Feel free to adapt the session as you like and send photos of you run! 🙌🏻 Have fun! Coach Kai, Club Captain
Student athlete Rebecca Sullivan is taking over our Instagram tomorrow, giving some insight into her karate training, study from home, and more! 🥋
Playing Safely Together 💛
With the easing of social distancing rules, we can now begin to reintroduce access to venues and services from Monday 18 May 2020, with the health and safety of our team, customers and the community as our first priority. We are excited to announce that this includes a reintroduction of limited size group fitness classes, with multiple sessions across the week! 🙌 See what venues and services that will be available from Monday 18 May here. Book your group fitness classes here
Hey Run Clubbers!
Today’s run club Workout of the Week is a classic! The Mona Fartlek: 2x90s 🏃🏽 4x60s 🏃🏻♀️ 4x30s 🏃🏼♂️ 4x15s 🏃🏼💨 Each effort is followed by a recovery time equal to the effort, so 20 minutes total. ** History lesson- Mona Fartlek is probably the most well known training session in Australia. Named after legendary Australian distance runner, Steve Moneghetti, and devised by his well known coach Chris Wardlaw. Enjoy! And don’t forget to tune in to my @uwasport insta take over Thanks Coach @declantingay !
Student athlete 👨🎓 Declan Tingay is taking over our Instagram tomorrow to give you a sneak peak into his daily schedule. From Run Club to study, find out what the race-walker gets up to.
Stephanie is back tomorrow for another UWA Fitness stream! 🙌 Catch her from 8am on our Facebook and Instagram Live. Is there a class or exercise that you want to see? Comment below and let us know 👇
RUN CLUB | At home edition 🏡
Hey Runners 👋 With restrictions easing, see if you can find a friend for #workoutoftheweek . 10 minute light jog warmup Option 1 🏃🏼♂💨 *5 minutes fast effort Rest 2mins *5 minutes fast effort (try and match your last rep) Rest 2mins *10 minutes steady effort (7/10 RPE) Total: 20minutes Option 2 *5 minutes fast effort Rest 2mins *10 minutes steady effort (7/10 RPE) Total: 15minutes 10-15 minute easy jog or walk warm down ➡️ Remember to stretch! 🤸🏻♀️ ➡️ Keep refueling 🍎🥕🥛☕️ ➡️ Don’t forget to Upload to the @uwasport Strava! 🌻 ➡️ share your pictures by tagging @uwaac to feature Stay safe, and happy running!😃 - Coach Kai
RUN CLUB | At home 🏡
Hey Everyone! It’s another round of #workoutwednesday. Hopefully your spirits are starting to lift like a few of the lockdown rules! If you’re keen to keep your mind & body active, this weeks session is focused more on continuous fartlek styled running 😊 Warm up: 5-10min easy Jogging Option 1: Shorter 10mins @ Tempo pace 5mins @ Threshold pace 15mins Total Option 2: Longer 5mins @ Tempo 5mins @ Threshold 5mins @ Tempo 5mins @ Threshold 20 min Total Cool Down: 10mins light jog/walk + stretches!! Tempo = Working moderately comfortably (RPE 7/10) Threshold = Working uncomfortably hard but sustainably (RPE 8/10) Remember to stretch! 🤸🏻♀️ ➡️ Keep refueling 🍎🥕🥛☕️ ➡️ Don’t forget to Upload to the UWA Sport @strava! ➡️ tag @uwaacin your photos while out exercising, the Run Leaders are missing you! 📸 Enjoy! 🌻 Coach Sarah (Club Captain)
Posted @withregram • @aidanread Tomorrow I will be doing an Instagram takeover of @uwasport. Join me for some Uni studies as I near the end of my Bachelor’s degree, my training and a bit of day to day. #AR24 @universitywa @uwastudents
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