Cadi’s energy balls!

24th May 2017Food, Personal trainers

Here is another in our series of blogs, this time Cadi looks at specific areas of Nutrition. Fitness session at 6pm ? Don’t want to eat dinner before exercising but energy levels are low / feeling a bit hungry after work? This is a situation I know too well and a lot of people ask … Read More

Exercise to try: Targetting the Obliques

24th May 2017Playtime, Video

Part of our new series of blogs featuring our wonderful personal trainers at Iechyd Da, starting with HelenMarie. Here is a video I made recently to target the side of the abdominals – the obliques. Place the hands nearer the thighs either side, not in line with the shoulders – you will feel it in … Read More

Christmas 2016 / 2017

21st December 2016news

Time to recharge the batteries! No classes will be running from 22 December until 2 January – giving the trainers time off to have a brek and come back just as fabulous as they have been in 2016. Nadolig Llawen, can’t wait to keep on progressing our little gym in 2017. Diolch, Mered Opening times … Read More

Class Updates / New Personal Trainers / Juice Cwtch

15th October 2016news

What a lovely summer that was, parklife, beachlife, days with family and friends- the gyms been busy too! August is normally a quiet time for gyms, everybody hits the beaches of Wales, the West country or further afield. It’s our time to make little changes-last year it was the Loft studio…. This year it’s our … Read More

Easter 2016 Opening Times

22nd March 2016news

A quick update on our opening times over the Easter period. EASTER OPENING TIMES Good Friday – gym closed Easter Saturday open 8-1pm (incl. Circuits 9.30) Easter Sunday open 10am-1pm and 6pm-8pm No Pilates sorry!) Easter Monday – Gym Closed Enjoy the mini-break!

Bootcamp classes moved to Fridays

12th January 2016Classes, news

Happy new year! A quick update to let you know that our early morning (indoor) bootcamp classes have now moved to Friday mornings at 6.45am. Bootcamps are a great way to get fit in a fun group environment. Our excellent trainers do all the thinking and will motivate you to do all the hard work! … Read More

Christmas Opening Times at Iechyd Da Gym

27th December 2015news

Oriau agor nadolig 2015 / Christmas opening hours December 23rd 630-2 and 4-9pm Christmas eve 9am-12pm Christmas day closed Boxing day closed Sunday 27th closed Monday bank holiday 9-2pm Tuesday 29th 630am-2 and 4-9pm Wednesday 30th 630-2 and 4-9pm New Years Eve 9am-12pm New years day closed Saturday January 2nd 8am-1pm Sunday 3rd 10-1 and … Read More

10 Years Young

21st November 2015news

Penblwydd hapus i ni! Well, we made it. Ten whole years young. We’ve been round the block a few times, changed location once or twice but we feel fantastic and loving our new space in the heart of Canton, Cardiff. Thanks to all who made it out to our birthday celebrations on a wet, damp … Read More

Hamstring Extension with Curl Exercise with Stability Ball

17th November 2015Uncategorised

This video is all about developing those hamstrings (and glutes) with the stability ball. It’s a great exercise for people building up to doing Romanian deadlifts – its called a ‘hamstring extension with curl’. This blog post was originally published on There’s two exercises, one to get you going and one for advancing it … Read More