What is power building? ‘Powerbuilding’ is a combination of both powerlifting and bodybuilding, two similar sports each with a very different focus. The focus with powerlifting is to develop explosive strength, whilst in bodybuilding, the focus is to develop muscle mass. Both use resistance training to reach these ends but in very different ways. Some 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
The basics – How old are you, which university do you go to and what do you study? 21, Southampton Solent. Studying: Electronic Engineering How did you get into fitness? My Flatmate was a qualified PT. What made you want to compete? To show all my hard-work and network with likeminded, fitness-oriented individuals. READ MORE
The basics – How old are you, which university do you go to and what do you study? I’m Alex, I am 20 years old currently studying for an Economics BSc at the University of Kent. How did you get into fitness? My fitness journey began with playing football from a very young age. I 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.
If you have a question that isn’t answered in
or the Competitions page, then our expert team at MASS HQ are on hand to help. You can contact us via email, phone or post and we will try our best to get back to you with an answer within one working day of receiving your enquiry.
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