Author: Zoe Hill

Client of the month for June – Sarah Crawford

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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Hamstrings: Why You Should be Training Them More

This article will give a comprehensive overview of the hamstrings muscle group, discussing their anatomy, functions, why they are important, some common issues, as well as how to correct them using strengthening and mobility focused exercises.

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Paul Coole – April’s client of the month

It’s that time again when we award one of our lovely BC people with client of the month! This gentleman thoroughly deserves this accolade. Paul Coole is a legend in his own right, for sheer hard work, determination and commitment to embracing the semi private sessions. He’s thrown himself in at the deep end, attending […]

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Nicki Edmond is our Client of the Month for May

Nicki Edmond is our client of the month for May. Nicki joined us as a BCSP member at the end of February. Despite working full time she manages her time carefully to fit in 3-4 sessions a week. The original goal was to support her running which she loves to do. Since then, despite various […]

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Shoulder Anatomy and Rotator Cuff Injury

The shoulder (glenohumeral joint) is a very unique joint in the sense that it permits significant mobility and range of motion. The excessive motion lends the joint to being a bit unstable, though. The ball and socket structure is the reason the shoulder is one of the most flexible joints in the body. As a […]

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BCSP Core Conditioning at Body Complete

What is our core? What are the best exercises for strengthening those muscles? The best core exercises may surprise you. It’s not enough to just do ab crunches and sit ups. To build a strong core you need to exercise a variety of muscles from your hips to your shoulders. Most people think of the […]

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Exercise Activates Memory Neural Networks in Older Adults

Exercise Activates Memory Neural Networks in Older Adults How quickly do we experience the benefits of exercise? A new study of healthy older adults shows that just one session of exercise increased activation in the brain circuits associated with memory – including the hippocampus – which shrinks with age and is the brain region attacked […]

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Functional Strength Training designed with the older client in mind

More recently we have been having quite a few older adults join our personal training studio with their goal being “ I want to get stronger”. We now train at least 10 people aged over 55. The interesting thing is the people who have been training with us consistently for years, who are over the […]

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Stronger For Longer

Myths About Exercise & Older Adults Have you given up on exercise? A lot of older people do — just one out of four people between the ages of 65 and 74 exercises regularly. Many people assume that they’re too out-of-shape, or sick, or tired, or just plain old to exercise. They’re wrong. Exercise can […]

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