The road to World’s Strongest Man has 20 year Biosciences student Aarron Bullman training 3 hours a day 6 days per week, consuming 8000kcals daily. Between repping out 200kg shoulder presses and sneaking food into lectures Aaron allocates 2 hours of study per night and a does huge meal prep once per week. Aarron’s beast mentality READ MORE
From struggling to ratify to top of the table, MASS St Andrews president Dennis shares his reaction to finding out St Andrews is top of the Ultimate MASS league going into term 1 and gives his thoughts and advice on what he feels got them there. Tell us a bit about yourself – name, age, READ MORE
Tell us a bit about yourself? Name, Uni, Course, Year, Interests I’m Domonic O’Connor, I turn 24 next month, my background is as a rugby player, I used to play international rugby in my younger years so that’s how I was introduced to fitness and the gym before I gained a lot of weight and READ MORE
According to research by YouGov conducted in 2016, more than a quarter of all students report having a mental health problem, with depression and anxiety being the most common mental health issues. With only a few hours of lectures a week, the well-known heavy drinking and poor diets of a ‘typical’ student, use of recreational READ MORE
Exams are drawing near, evenings are getting lighter and we’re going to find more excuses on why we don’t have time to train…. …. BUT you can always find time to train! Before we even discuss ways to find time to train at university, I feel it is important to remember that you can train without READ MORE
We recently awarded two of our interns this year with our first ever ‘Star Intern Award’ and wanted to take the opportunity to share a little about them and also our internship activities. Here’s our interview with Gemma who is studying Business and Project Management at The University of Bedfordshire. She is the President READ MORE
We recently awarded two of our interns this year with our first ever ‘Star Intern Award’ and wanted to take the opportunity to share a little about them and also our internship activities. Here’s our interview with Jessica, MASS Brighton member and 2017 MASS Wars Women’s Champion who is studying Sports Product Design at READ MORE
Making a meal plan pays; when your mind has squabbled with uni work the last thing you want to be worrying about is where you’re going to get your dinner from. Preparing food and packing it in Tupperware in the morning or the night before saves time & money, ensures that you are consuming adequate READ MORE
Pies make great weights… For some reason, this week boasts National Hugging Day, National Pie Day, National Compliments Day, Burns Night, Australia Day and Holocaust Memorial Day! Whilst the last of the events is a sobering reminder of World War 2 and the atrocities many people suffered at the hands of others, we can take READ MORE
What does your Saturday afternoon usually look like? A lot of us spend the hours in the pub or SU, drink in hand watching the rugby/football/basketball/ice fishing/chess matches (delete as applicable) with a pint of beer/cider/wine in hand, staying toasty warm away from the dark and wintery outdoors. One cold and dark Saturday in November READ MORE
The basics – How old are you, which university do you go to and what do you study? Hi, my name is Catrin Eleri Thomas. I’m twenty two years old and I’m a sport and exercise science finalist at Loughborough University. How did you get into fitness? I was a keen athletics growing up and READ MORE
MASS stands for the Muscle & Athletic Sports Society and is a fore mostly a University society. MASS societies are ratified entities of their Students Union, they’re self-sufficient and have a committee of students overseeing each club who organise and run the events for all their members.
We’re MASS HQ, the central support system who administer and assist MASS societies nationally. We organise the MASS Competitions, organise visits from top athletes, get the societies their stash and produce Education materials.
At MASS, we aim to provide a community and platform for students to achieve their ultimate fitness goals through education and training.
You can start MASS at your University! We offer full support and backing to any student that would like to start a club, and there’s no better time than right now! Become a leader and inspire others by setting up a club today. For the full information and to begin your journey go to the societies area and select Start MASS At Your Uni.
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