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…

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…

Swaptober – halfway point!

How are you all doing with our Swaptober Challenge? Hopefully you’re not finding it too difficult to make some healthy nutrition swaps in place of those little sweet treats and fatty snacks that creep into our daily routine and become regular habits before we know it!  Maybe you’re swapping sweets for fruit (fresh or dried),…

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…

The Benefits of eating Protein for Breakfast

So many of our clients complain of feeling hungry throughout the day and as a result, end up reaching for unhealthy snacks (such as crisps, chocolate, biscuits) to give them that “little boost” until meal time. Upon looking into their diet plans, more often than not we notice that they never (or very rarely) include…