Jake Doan – What it Takes to Be the Best

The MASS Team caught up with University of Wales Trinity St David student and male athlete of the year Jake Doan to find out what it’s like, and what it takes, to be the national champ!   Name: Jake Doan University: University of Wales Trinity Saint David Course: BSc Personal Training- Health & Exercise Year of Study: 3rd READ MORE



Meet MASS February Member of the Month, Matt Molyneux

After receiving many inspiring applications for the February member of the month award we had a super tough task on our hands to decide the winner. Long debates and discussions later we’ve very pleased to award Matt Molyneux with the member of the month award, congratulations Matt!   Matt’s won a Protein Dynamix student bundle and READ MORE



MASS’s Member of the Month Competition

In MASS’s member of the month competition we’re awarding one lucky member with huge prizes for an inspiring achievement.   Have you defied the odds and achieved something truly spectacular? Have you made a transformation? Have you taken on a new lifestyle? Or maybe you’ve overcome a serious injury or illness? Whatever your story, we READ MORE



Powerlifting Meet Introductory Guide

Preparing for a powerlifting meet without having had quite a few under your belt can be a daunting experience. This will especially be the case if the meet is your first. With that in mind, this article elaborates on some of the more important things to keep in mind in two articles, both as you READ MORE


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From the SPC stage to UKBFF National Finals…

Name: Josh Bridgman University: Loughborough University Degree programme and year: Masters: International Business. Just Graduated. In brief, walk us through journey from SPC to UKBFF National Finals? From the SPC, I decided to try my luck at a UKBFF Qualifier in Cumbria in June! Fortunately I came second and gained qualification into the British Finals READ MORE



The 2015 MASS Student Physique Championship qualifiers

Tans radiated, smiles glistened and bodies rocked: How our students battled it out in attempt to qualify for the Mass Student Physique finals in London this April.   This March saw an array of talent in both the Midlands and Southern SPC Regional qualifiers. More than 100 of the best student physiques flocked from across READ MORE



MASS’s Strongest Man 2015

The first ever MASS strongman competition was held in the ‘larger than life’ Warehouse Gym this March.   Amongst murals of the Kings and Queens of strength and acres of gritty strength machines for people who mean business, athletes from across the country battled it out to be crowned the strongest and hopefully earn points READ MORE



MASS Powerlifting National Championship Report

Following the growth of MASS Powerlifting and the successful regional championships, 40 student athletes filled Bethnal Green Weightlifting Club along with dozens of spectators and GBPF officials to find the best of the best at the MASS National Student Powerlifting Championship.  A truly ‘down to business’ gym set the perfect tone for a day of READ MORE



Brunel University Win British Weightlifting Student Champs!

Brunel University secures overall team result at British Student Weightlifting Championships   British Weightlifting Student Championship Saturday 21st March 2015 St Mary’s University www.britishweightlifting.org   Brunel University held off strong competition to come out on top of the British Student Weightlifting Championships with an impressive overall score of 222 points.   Brunel’s result was followed READ MORE



Student Throwdown Champion – Bethany Lord

Every year a CrossFit Throwdown is held to find the fittest male and female CrossFit Student in the UK. CrossFit Leicester and MASS host “The Student Throwdown” and Bethany Lord blasted her way to victory at the 2014 competition. Name: Bethany Lord University: University of Leicester Course: Physiotherapy Year of Study: Graduated in 2014 Bethany READ MORE



Student Transformation – Rachael Tordoff

Name: Rachael Tordoff University: Plymouth University Course: Computing Year of Study: 3rd Year Plymouth University Computing student Rachael Tordoff, 20, transformed her body in 12 months. She took on the challenge of a lifetime when she decided ditch the PlayStation for the gym…. and this is what happened! “I feel healthy, happy, and positive in READ MORE