Category: Fitness

8 yoga poses to reduce stress & improve flexibility

Yoga has been proven to have a multitude of physical and mental health benefits. A gentle, low-impact exercise, not only…

What is Myzone and how does it work?

Myzone is an innovative wearable heart rate based system that uses wireless and cloud technology to accurately monitor your physical…

What keeps people coming back to the gym?

How many of us have promised ourselves (usually after a particularly indulgent weekend/holiday/festive period) that this is the month we…

The importance of exercise as a parent & how to do more of it

As any parent will know, a consistent exercise routine is one of the first things to go after you have…

The benefits of working out with a personal trainer at David Lloyd Clubs

Working out with a personal trainer is a great way of growing your confidence in the gym and reaching your…

Tips on exercising during the hot summer months

Exercising over a hot summer can be challenging as our bodies struggle to deal with the increased heat and humidity…

Watch James and Hayley from ITV’s Survival of the Fittest take on an epic Blaze battle

  Following the opening of our newest group fitness class Blaze, we challenged Hayley Madigan and James Middleton from ITV’s…

Blaze: everything you need to know about our latest exercise class

  Blaze is the newest class to hit David Lloyd Clubs: a high intensity interval training (HIIT) boutique-style class synced…

The 21 Day Yoga Challenge

For the #21DayYogaChallenge, we teamed up with the British Heart Foundation to bring you up to 21 different yoga poses…

Exercise and the Power of Music

Have you ever been struggling during a run or a workout in the gym, when one of your favourite, up-beat…

Five HIIT-based classes for maximum results

When it comes to burning the calories and blasting body fat, short and sweet HIIT sessions win the game. HIIT…

What is the ideal type of yoga for me?

When it comes to exercising, yoga has grown hugely in popularity over the past few years as more and more…

The benefits of barre: why everyone is doing this incredible exercise class

Over the last few years, barre exercise classes have popped up all over the place as people have become aware…

Core values: why core strength is so important

Core exercises should play a key part in everyone’s exercise routine, especially runners as the core holds the back straight,…

The benefits of outdoor exercise

With the spring season (finally) here, it’s time to take your workout outdoors, as a change in your training routine,…

James’ story to overcoming exercise with a disability

  James Connaughton, 17, is one of David Lloyd Leisure Club’s biggest fans. Having joined the Teesside club back in…

The benefits of strength training

While just a few years ago lifting weights was seen as something often only beefy body-builders would do in the…

An introduction to Blaze | The boutique group training experience

  What is Blaze? Blaze is the newest workout class to hit David Lloyd Clubs. A dynamic new workout which…

Running workouts | Sportsman Physique

While you might think that runners just need to stick to running in order to get faster and fitter, this…

New to weight training: Weight lifting for beginners

If you have no experience in lifting weights, taking your first step and getting started can seem intimidating. However, with…

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