Total Body Tabata Workout

Welcome to the third video in our series of JDV Tabata Workouts. Grab some water and a mat or towel and join us for an 8 minute, total body blast! Tabata training follows a specific protocol of 20 seconds maximal exercise with 10 seconds rest, repeated for four minutes at time. In this video we…

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…

Real-Time Tabata Workout

Welcome to the second of our JDV Tabata workouts! This is a high intensity, metabolism-boosting 8 minute workout which you can enjoy along with us! No equipment necessary, just some water and enthusiasm! Tabata training follows a specific protocol of 20 seconds maximal exercise with 10 seconds rest, repeated for four minutes at a time.…

8 Minute Tabata Workout

Welcome to our first real-time workout! It’s not perfect but we hope you will enjoy working out with us for a full 8 minutes of Tabata. You don’t need any equipment, just some water and some determination! Tabata training is a type of high intensity interval training (HiiT) following a specific protocol of 20 seconds…

Why Women Should Lift Heavy Weights

When we talk to prospective female clients about their fitness regimes, many tell us that they belong to a gym but rarely go, or that they don’t really know what to do when they are there and aren’t seeing results. When we delve a little deeper, we discover that their gym routines are predominantly cardio-focused; lengthy…

No Equipment – Total Body Blast!

We run a regular circuit training session each week which incorporates a great mix of exercises for a total body blast. Ordinarily, we use a range equipment such as dumbbells, medicine balls, kettlebells & equalisers as well as cardio and bodyweight stations. This week, we decided to simplify things and created a circuit with just…