Festive Treats

If you’re continuing to make healthy choices over the festive season, then these little treats are perfect for you.They are a great way to satisfy that craving for something sweet, without having to reach for the tin of chocolates. They went down pretty well as a little treat at the end of our Circuit Sweat…

November Core Challenge

So here it is ….. the Joie de Vivre November Core Challenge – 4 weeks worth of core exercises that will work your abdominals, tranversus abdominis, obliques, erector spinae and more. So many every day functions call on our core to perform – from scooping up a package, riding a bike, running for a bus,…

Swaptober

With “Stoptober” and “Sober for October” hitting the headlines, Joie de Vivre thought we would come up with our own challenge to help you to make small steps to a fitter, healthier and happier lifestyle. So, why not join us for “SWAPTOBER”! We’re challenging you to make a healthy swap to your nutrition to help…

September Circuits Challenge

We’ve had lots of requests from our clients and followers for quick workouts that they can fit into their day – in the morning before work, before the kiddies wake up or in the evening in the comfort of their own home. What a great idea! We’ve devised a September Circuits Challenge – 14 days…

Lorna Jane Pop-Up

As some of you may know, Joie de Vivre are Ambassadors for Lorna Jane (see our previous blog HERE), so you can imagine how excited we were to find out that Lorna Jane were going to be opening a pop-up store in Covent Garden, London. We then received an email inviting us to their Nourish…

Need to Relax? Just Breathe!

Learning to breathe effectively can have a dramatic effect on your health, happiness and well-being. As breathing is a reflex action most of us don’t even think about it, however if you don’t have some kind of awareness of your breath, it’s very easy to slip into bad breathing patterns.  If any of you have…

The Importance of doing Squats

With our 30 Day squat Challenge approaching, and since they are one of our favourite exercises, we thought we’d give you a little insight into why squats are such an important exercise to incorporate into our workouts: To increase strength across the whole body Squats are amazing not only for increasing leg strength, but also…

SuperFood Super Juice

So we have been trying out our Marvellous Superfood in lots of different recipes, and today we devised this juice that is fantastic both for boosting the metabolism and detoxifying the body. We admit, it’s not for the faint-hearted and certainly packs a punch (also, it doesn’t look pretty), but it does absolute wonders for…

Marvellous Superfood

Here at Joie de Vivre Fitness, we only discovered Marvellous Superfood a couple of months ago, but we’ve become addicted! At first we were taken with the fact that Marvellous Superfood is born and bred in Wales by a Mother and her two daughters – we just love local family run companies and what they…