Body

Mind and body are closely linked. A healthy body supports a healthy mind and makes life just that bit easier. Even a short 10 minute brisk walk can increase your mental alertness, energy and positive mood.

Getting out and about and enjoying the facilities that are available in and around our campuses can not only improve your health, but also lift your soul. Your first step is here.

Loughborough Campus

Campus runs and walks - Loughborough

Walking and running are two of the simplest and cheapest ways to keep fit. There is no need for special equipment, just a supportive pair of shoes and you can start walking slowly and build up gradually.

Loughborough University contains numerous fantastic walking or running routes which stretch across the 438 acre campus. The sustainability team have put together numerous walking or running routes which all travel past numerous campus landmarks, which are available on the sustainability site.

Campus Walks Running & Walking with Loughborough Sport

My Lifestyle (casual sport)

Specifically designed for students and staff who want to exercise, keep fit and play sport for fun in an environment free from competition, expectation and commitment. Whether you’re returning to the game or have never played before, our well organised, well-structured sessions cater for all abilities.

Find out more Keeping Active during Covid-19

About One You

Your health is important. But being healthier isn't just about "doing the right thing" – it's about making changes to fit your life and make you feel good. One You helps you find that balance, so you feel better, every day.

  • Get free tips, tools and apps
  • One You provides tips, tools, support and encouragement every step of the way, to help improve your health right away. You are not alone – One You can help you make small changes yourself, or with friends and family.
  • Be healthier and reduce your risk
  • Making better choices today can have a huge influence on our health, and could prevent diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cancer and heart disease, and reduce our risk of suffering a stroke or living with dementia, disability and frailty in later life.
  • Make a change now

Take our free One You health quiz to see how you score and start the fight back to a healthier you!

How are you quiz

Sleepful Me

Are you struggling with your sleep pattern?

A lack of sleep can be associated with all kinds of negative health consequences including increased risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. Often, people who struggle with their sleep are unconsciously doing something in their everyday life that is negatively impacting their ability to sleep at night. If you are struggling with insomnia, or a poor sleep pattern download our sleepful app for support

Sleepful Me

Open spaces

Loughborough University campus is home to numerous open spaces, and has areas specifically designed as active areas. Whether it be the Paddock, Running Routes, or the newly installed Climbing Wall, there are always areas on campus well suited for staff to keep active.

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Gym facilities Loughborough

We are renowned for providing staff and students with an excellent sporting experience in our world-class gym facilities. With Powerbase and Holywell Park Fitness Centre located on campus, there is a whole range of health and fitness classes, equipment and advice available to you. Whatever your fitness goals, experience or level of ability there is something for everyone.

Loughborough Campus Gyms Radmoor Centre

Cycle to work

The University is committed to creating a green campus and promoting health and fitness amongst employees. In support of this we run a scheme to help employees with the cost of purchasing a bicycle and related equipment, where you can save up to 42% on the cost of a bicycle. So, if you’re considering cycling to work, we could save you some serious money.

The Cycle2Work scheme is only available to employees who have completed six months service with the University. For more information on the scheme visit the Cycle2Work website.

Cycle2Work scheme Staff travel benefits

Volunteering

Loughborough University plays a leading role in the economic, social and cultural development of the region and aims to build on relationships with the local community. The University has introduced an employer supported volunteering policy as part of its commitment to community engagement and corporate social responsibility. It is intended to support, encourage and develop employees by facilitating their involvement in volunteering opportunities within the community and for charitable organisations. Voluntary activities should be of mutual benefit to the employee, the University and the community. This policy applies to all substantive members of Loughborough University staff, in all projects approved by the University.

Find out more Coach and Volunteer Academy (CVA)

Physiotherapy and spa facilities

Loughborough University is home to numerous spa and physiotherapy facilities for staff. Whether it is to reduce pain, increase strength or movement, or just for general wellbeing, there are opportunities for staff to access fantastic services and facilities.

Find out More Burleigh Springs

Swimming

Amongst our amazing sports facilities, we boast an amazing 50 metre swimming pool that is open to staff.

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Fruit Routes

The vision of Fruit Routes is to plant fruit, nut trees and edible plants along footpaths and cycle paths across the university campus creating a spring snowfall of blossom and an autumnal abundance of fresh fruits and berries for harvesting, foraging, eating and distributing.

Find out more Fruit Routes blog

LU Reward Club

The Loughborough University Reward Club App is a smartphone only rewards solution enabling you to earn and redeem some great deals when you use your app in participating Shops, Cafés and Bars across Loughborough University campus. You can collect points on the purchases you make and spend them back on almost anything you like. 

Find out more Our Shops, Cafés and Bars

Loughborough University London

Campus runs and walks - London

Walking and running are two of the simplest and cheapest ways to keep fit. There is no need for special equipment, just a supportive pair of shoes and you can start walking slowly and build up gradually.

For staff based at the Loughborough London campus, there is the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Trails.

London Walks

My Lifestyle - Copper Box Arena

For staff based at the Loughborough London campus there are a number of nearby sports centres you can access. Check out the links below for details of membership and booking.

Copper Box Arena

My Lifestyle - London Aquatics Centre

For staff based at the Loughborough London campus there are a number of nearby sports centres you can access. Check out the links below for details of membership and booking.

London Aquatics Centre

My Lifestyle - Lee Valley VeloPark

For staff based at the Loughborough London campus there are a number of nearby sports centres you can access. Check out the links below for details of membership and booking.

Lee Valley VeloPark

My Lifestyle - Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

For staff based at the Loughborough London campus there are a number of nearby sports centres you can access. Check out the links below for details of membership and booking.

Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

Gym facilities London

There are gyms avaialble to staff on our London Campus, check out the link for more information.

Loughborough London facilities