Protein, protein, protein!

‘Protein’ is probably a PT’s favourite word (apart from Burpees 😂). But just why do we place so much emphasis on eating protein? As Personal Trainers, our top request is to help clients lose body fat and gain lean muscle, and whilst in exercise terms, a combination of resistance training and cardio are essential to achieve…

Simple Butternut Squash Soup

This is such an easy recipe for a healthy and delicious butternut squash soup – guaranteed to warm up your winter lunchtimes! Takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and makes around 3 largish bowls Ingredients: Around 500g of butternut squash, peeled and chopped into cubes (I let Tesco do the hard work and used…

#MoveMe Workout 2

Here’s our second home-workout for #MoveMe week – no equipment needed (just a sturdy coffee table or chair for tricep dips) so you can easily get this done at home and get your heart rate up and your muscles firing. Repeat the workout 4 times through and don’t forget to post on our Facebook page…

#MoveMe Workout 1

Here’s a workout you can easily do at-home which will get the full body firing and raise your heart rate! See if you can get it done twice in the #MoveMe week. Repeat the workout 4 times through: Glute Bridges x 12 Press Ups x 12 Squats x 12 Cycle Crunches x 12 (each side)…

Week 1 #MoveMe

Welcome to Week 1 of the #JDVHealthyMe Challenge. This week we want to get you moving, encourage you to be more active and fire up those muscles and heart rate. All week we want to you to either add to your current exercise regime, switch it up a little or start from fresh in the…

‘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…

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…