Stay motivated...

a blog to inform, motivate, inspire and make you giggle

From instant tips and recipes through to great stories from some of our members.

If you have an inspirational story that you’re happy for us to share in our blog, please get in touch!

 

Fitness Yoga

Fitness Yoga classes at tfd are taught by our lovely instructors Olga and Julie. They both have an expansive knowledge of the yoga world and guarantee to leave you feeling extremely relaxed but invigorated after each of their classes. Classes are tailored for both...

read more

Pancake Recipe

Try these delicious pancakes that are not only quick and easy to make but so tasty and very good for you. We have tfd's very own Michelle to thank for this one - give them a go and let us know what you think!   INGREDIENTS  (to make 3 pancakes) 1 banana 1 egg...

read more

Sean’s Bulgarian Split Squats

If you are like me and love to run, it is vital that we cross train to avoid overuse injuries from over training in one plane of movement. This is a key focus for many of my running clients. It helps keep them on track while knocking down some PB’s. I can’t stress...

read more

Brand new VI-BOX!

Vi-Box is a fitness class that includes punch and knee strike combinations, cardio fitness, agility, strength, group interaction and fun. You won’t believe how much you can sweat in this class and still enjoy yourself! You may already know Eloise from her Vibe Cycle...

read more

Supper Series Challenges

We have recently been inviting members to get involved with a variety of challenges—Superstars, Supper Series and our tfd Challenge Board Workouts to name a few. The last Supper Series challenge was "Bingo for your Supper" which involved a bingo card with classes on...

read more

Congratulations Alfie!

We would like to say a huge congratulations to TFD's very own Alfie Griggs who has recently passed his Level 2 Fitness Instructor course - if you see him around give him a 'high five' to say well done! Alfie has been a part of Team TFD in our Gym Assistant role since...

read more

Have you tried a Step class yet?

STEP is an easy to follow class that promises to be lots of fun. From basic steps that are perfect for beginners or those who haven’t been for years, to choreography progressions for the more experienced participants who wish to be more creative. Expect sets of...

read more

Hydration

why do you need water? your body is nearly two-thirds water and so it is really important that you consume enough fluid to stay hydrated and healthy. if you don’t get enough fluid you may feel tired, get headaches and not perform at your best.   how much do you need...

read more

Supper Series – Class Bingo

The Supper Series returned at the end of March with "TRI for your Supper". This was a 20 minute challenge where competitors had to Row as far as they could in 10 minutes, Run as far as they could in 5 minutes, and then Cycle as far as they could in the remaining 5...

read more

Superstars Challenge 2019

On Friday 29th March TFD held the Superstars 2019 challenge evening which consisted of TFD instructors and their teams of 5 members competing to be crowned champions. This year's competition involved each team member spinning 1km, dead hanging for as long as they...

read more

How can you keep yourself MOTIVATED?

Motivation: “a reason for acting or behaving in a particular way” derived from ”motive” meaning needs, desires, wants or drives. “There is no one giant step that does it, it is a lot of little steps” Think of your fitness journey one step at a time to see exactly what...

read more

It’s all about the BUTT…

The Walking Lunge is a great exercise to work your glutes, hamstrings and quadriceps helping to work towards that fab BUTT you’ve always wanted. By walking when you are lunging it makes the move much more dynamic which in turn can make it slightly less...

read more

Fire up your Abs!

Fire up your Abs! A hanging leg raise is a great exercise for working your whole core for amazing abs. There are a few steps to remember when performing this move: It’s important to build yourself up to the hanging leg raise, you can do this by using the...

read more