One of UQ’s proudest traditions, the race sees competitors run 636m around UQ’s heritage-listed Great Court.
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Your phone buzzes to life at 6am – time for that run you’ve been planning. You know, the one you postponed yesterday… and the day before. We get it – crawling out of bed for a solo sweat session can be tough. So if you’re in need of a little extra motivation, come join the team at UQ Sport and try one of our group fitness workouts!
Do you sometimes struggle to fit in a workout? Can’t bear the thought of slogging it out for hours and hours in the gym? You don’t have to! Try this 30 minute workout. Get a full-body fitness blast on the rowing machine. It will work nearly all the muscles from your shoulders to your calves and you’ll burn up to twice as many calories as you would on a treadmill.
Are you hoping to get fit this year? Do you want a leaner, tighter figure? Are you looking for a way to change up your workout routine? Or do you simply want to burn some extra calories after a food-filled festive season? It sounds like it’s time for you to try… kettlebells!
It's holiday time, which means sleeping in, having breakfast a bit late, no school drop-offs and pick-ups and none of the add-ons that can make daily life a little too crazy. But when the blues of going back to school and getting moving again come round, we'd rather have you on the front foot!
Everyone talks about how important sport and exercise is for our kids – including us. Of course, with the rising rate of obesity, it’s an undeniable fact that our kids’ health and fitness should be top priority. Sure, we’re all aware that active children are more likely to become active adults. But sport is much more than just a means to an end in trying to keep kids physically fit. Studies suggest that sport can also have a huge impact on a child’s psychological and social well-being. And teach them some extremely valuable life skills too.
More than 600 student-athletes will represent The University of Queensland as it defends its UniSport Nationals championship this year.
Whether you’re a fitness fanatic, or a workout newbie, there’s always going to be days you can’t bear to face the gym, so we’ve rounded up the best outdoor adventures in-and-around Brisbane to mix up your workout routine!
The University of Queensland has claimed nine champion university pennants at the inaugural UniSport Nationals Div 1 event on the Gold Coast.
The University of Queensland has regained the lead in the Aon Uni 7s Series competition following a second place finish at its home event.