Author: Zoe Hill

Plyometric Training: Leaps and Bounds above the rest

Plyometric Training: Leaps and Bounds above the Rest Introduction/Overview: Plyometric training, or ‘plyometrics’, is a form of training which often utilises hops, jumps, bounds and skips. Plyometrics should not be confused with ‘ballistic’ training. Ballistic training involves the trajectory of objects and implements (e.g. barbells and medicine balls), whereas plyometric training uses the previously mentioned […]

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Pete Morton is October’s client of the month

This prestigious award acknowledges an individual’s effort. It usually goes to a client who has shown us that they are completely committed to their own fitness (whatever their level) and who always strives to get the most of the service we provide at Body Complete. We want our clients to not only achieve their fitness […]

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Kathryn Bell is our Client of the Month – September 2019

Congratulations Kathryn, you are our Client of the Month. Kathryn joined the Stronger for Longer class just after its inception, and has not looked back since. While her effort and enterprise have always been of a high standard, she has proved over the last 8 weeks that she possesses the enthusiasm and drive to continually […]

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Personal Training at Body Complete

The Benefits of Personal Training: Why is it Right for You? Author: George Barker                                                                  Introduction: While everyone knows that going to the gym or […]

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A Guide to Almost Everything You Need to Know About Squatting

A Guide to Almost Everything You Need to Know About Squatting Author: George Barker Introduction: The deep squat is a fundamental, natural movement pattern that all humans should be capable of achieving comfortably. Through evolution, the deep squat is a position in which humans relax in, and is used by billions of people across the […]

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2019 Study: It’s Never Too Late to Start Strength Training and Exercise

2019 Study: It’s Never Too Late to Start Strength Training and Exercise Author: George Barker An August 2019 study published in the journal Frontiers in Physiology has found that there appears to be no upper age limit to improving fitness levels and muscle gain. This new information is increasingly important as the UKs aging population […]

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Common Training Mistakes That May be Slowing Your Progress

Common Training Mistakes That May be Slowing Your Progress Author: George Barker Whilst adhering perfectly to an optimal exercise and nutritional plan is generally unrealistic, and in most cases not possible unless you are a full time professional athlete, there are a number of common things which may be slowing your progress. For the most […]

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How to Modify Exercises to Meet Your Needs

How to Modify Exercises to Meet Your Needs Author: George Barker Whether a seasoned gym-goer or a complete beginner, fitness classes can cause apprehension. Due to their more generic, large group based nature, not all exercises, sequences or class layouts will be a good fit for every individual’s body. On top of that, past experiences […]

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Annie Rivers is our July Client of the Month

Read on to see who the winner of this ‘prestigious’ award is!!!! Client of the month July 2019  The team of coaches have chosen and it’s a unanimous decision. Client of the month goes to Annie Rivers. Annie started with us a year ago on the BC4X programme, loving all the high intensity workouts.  Recently […]

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Feet: Fundamental to Improved Performance, Often Overlooked

Feet: Fundamental to Improved Performance, Often Overlooked Author: George Barker Introduction: The feet are a remarkable piece of human evolution, supporting our entire bodyweight with every step we take and playing a vital role in almost every activity we do. Despite this, they are all too often overlooked, forgotten about, and neglected during training. With […]

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