Getting active as a family is the best way to make sure your children develop healthy habits that they can stick to for life. Our infographic is full of ideas on how to get your family fit and healthy, while having fun. Find out how in our infographic. Download the full PDF… Read More

What should your running pace be?

As a running beginner pacing is something you will learn to become familiar with and that is why my pacing guide is focused on how you feel, everyone has different baselines of fitness so a pace for one person may be easy but for another it can be substantially harder. Paces you train at will… Read More


By Louise Damen, cross country champion Are you preparing for an epic running challenge and need a little guidance to make sure you’re all geared up and ready for the big day? Top runner Louise Damen, gives some tips on how to face a running challenge in top form. Don’t try anything new on race… Read More


Our new chorizo, kale & goat’s cheese frittata is the perfect breakfast snack this spring. To create your own, follow our recipe below.     Method: Pan fry chorizo and add roasted red peppers and kale Add egg, making an omelette Dot with goat’s cheese and oven bake until fully cooked Garnish with kale, avocado,… Read More

Cycling at David Lloyd Leisure

If you’re enjoying the current heat wave and thinking about how to make the most of the good weather this summer, taking up cycling is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and get fit. But if you’re not ready to make the commitment quite yet and invest in all the kit, take a look… Read More


NUTS! This may be what many of your friends call you for taking on the great 26.2 miles but this can also help keep the essentials to mind, to be both mentally and physically ready for race day. Nutrition, Upbeat, Taper, Sleep Nutrition right before a marathon is as vital as ever, as you taper… Read More


New to running? This guide, written by experienced runner Stacey Johnson, will help get you from beginner to confident 5km runner in just six weeks. On your marks, set, go!   Races are usually held on a Saturday or Sunday, so it’s good to train on at least one of these days, at the same… Read More