Are you getting enough?

Are you getting enough?

Fruit and Veggies that is. If you picked up any newspaper this week, you will have seen the debate about how many portions of fruit and veg we should be eating to stay healthy. Most of us know that eating at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables every day has enormous health benefits, reducing the risk of serious health problems such as diabetes, cancer [...]

JDV Fitness Circuit Sweat voted Netmums favourite class!

JDV Fitness Circuit Sweat voted Netmums favourite class!

We’re so excited that our Circuit Sweat class has scooped one of the top awards in the prestigious Netmums ‘Classes for You’ awards. We started the class in November with a view to encouraging mums (and dads) back into fitness. Sessions take place at 9.30am on Wednesdays at The Beaverwood Club, BR7 6HF. Most people recognise the importance of exercise in improving health and wellbeing, [...]

‘Fit in Forty’ for Lent

‘Fit in Forty’ for Lent

Tomorrow sees the start of Lent, when it is tradition for observers to give up one of their vices or bad habits such as eating chocolate or perhaps drinking alcohol. This Lent, by all means give up sweets and chocolate for 40 days, but how about making a healthy food swap like eating more fruit and veg as well, or drinking more water? Or better [...]

Pancake Heaven!

Pancake Heaven!

Pancake day is here again – the perfect excuse for us to create a heavenly breakfast, post-workout snack or after dinner treat. But you don’t have to settle for the traditional sugary sweet offering – why not try our delicious healthy versions. We guarantee you’ll love them! Carrot Cake Pancakes Ingredients: 35g Oats 1 scoop Vanilla protein (we prefer vegan blends) 1 small carrot, grated [...]

Half-Term Homework-out

Half-Term Homework-out

Hooray! Half-term brings a welcome breather from the school run. But with children at home, there’s often less time to fit in our fitness regimes. So, for this half-term week, we challenge you to complete our pyramid workout every day. A short, sharp, total body workout – no equipment needed and it won’t take you more than 10 minutes so no excuses! Perfect for keeping [...]

Joie de Vivre Borscht (Beetroot Soup)

Joie de Vivre Borscht (Beetroot Soup)

This is a simple, heart warming, earthy bowl of health. Made predominantly with beetroot, add in other veggies that you have in your fridge, such as celery, spring onions, or potatoes to add thickness and increase the carbohydrates. Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 Large Beetroots, peeled and diced 1 Carrot, diced 1 Onion, chopped 2 Garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/2 small cabbage, finely shredded 1/s tsp [...]