Staying on Track

Recently I’ve noticed that I’ve put on a few pounds, nothing major, but clothes that are usually comfortable have become less so! Like many people, over the summer holidays I relaxed my eating (and drinking) – a couple of biscuits here; a chocolate bar there; the odd glass of wine mid-week. Doesn’t sound too bad…

Work-Life Balance

Tomorrow sees the start of National Work-Life Week, which aims to highlight the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Studies show that people working 55 hours a week or more have a 35% increased risk of suffering a stroke than those who work 40 hours or less. Finding a good balance between family, work…

What will you achieve in 2015?

So, February is upon us – a whole month of 2015 already gone. How has your ‘new year’ been so far? Did you make any resolutions? Are you sticking to them?? We’re not really ‘New Years’ Resolution’ girls at JDV. That’s not to say that we haven’t set ourselves some goals for the year ahead…

And the Winner is…..

Our #JDVHealthyMe Challenge is complete and after much deliberation we have chosen our winner! It was a tough call because we had some great entries and some real dedication from our Joie de Vivre followers, and a few of you really stood out. We are so proud of the amazing work you have put in…

Week 4 #LoveMe

We’ve made it to the final week of the #JDVHealthyMe Challenge! You have all been doing so well and it’s been great seeing your check-ins, sweaty selfies, posts telling us what workouts you’ve been doing and how you’ve been nourishing and hydrating yourselves. This week is about putting it all together. We want you to…

Week 3 #HydrateMe

Week 3 of our #JDVHealthyMe Challenge already! Times flies when you’re having fun! We’ve been really impressed by the commitment so many of you have shown to our #MoveMe and #NourishMe weeks and we hope you’ll continue with this week’s focus on hydration. Staying hydrated seems like such simple thing that we don’t really pay…

Week 2 #NourishMe

You made it through Week 1 of the #JDVHealthyMe Challenge – we are so pleased with how everyone is doing, and so grateful to all of your for supporting this amazing challenge giveaway – you’re going to love the prizes! So, moving on to week 2 – #NourishMe As the name suggests, this is all…

#MoveMe Stretch

All too many of us forget the importance of stretching for our body. We finish our workout and leave the gym without a thought of taking a few minutes relax, cool down and stretch those muscles through. So, what are the benefits of stretching? Flexibility – Heavy workouts can cause muscles to shorten and become…