February Client of the month

Joanna Duggan has been a member at BodyComplete since November 2018. She came to us after moving up from Brummy land to Filey, and searched for the right fitness facility for her. Joanna’s standards are high, she had been part of a similar setup to here in Birmingham,  where they concentrated on techniques and using […]

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Heart Rate Training, Zones and Monitors

Heart Rate Training, Zones and Monitors     Why track your heart rate? Your heart rate changes depending on your activity level; it is lower while you are asleep and at rest and higher while you exercise, to supply your muscles with enough freshly oxygenated blood to keep them functioning at a high level. Your […]

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Top Benefits of a Spinning Class

This year we introduced new SPINNING sessions, delivered by our coaches, twice weekly. These are cardio sessions and complement the current BC Semi Private structure by delivering a more high intensity but low impact session for those that want it. Below are numerous reasons as to why you should try spinning. Please do read on, […]

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The Reverse Nordic Curl: The Greatest Exercise That You’re Not Doing (Yet)

Author: George Barker What is it? The reverse Nordic curl is a body-weight exercise which mainly works the quadriceps and hip flexors. It has a large eccentric component, meaning the muscles are working whilst lengthening. Why should you be doing it? The reverse Nordic curl is an excellent movement for a number of reasons which […]

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January Client of the Month 2020 – Claire Lane

Despite knowing Jon for many years, his partner Claire only joined in the last year as a new member. Claire hadn’t regularly exercised for many years and wasn’t sure what she was letting herself in for.  She was joining a hard group of regular attendees who liked the training to be high-intensity, so she was […]

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Our Small Group Personal Training Upgrade

This year (2020) the SGPT sessions have changed in content and intent. The coaches have been working hard to design new, relevant and up to date material for the Stronger for Longer Programme. We always want our clients to get the best out of their training so we constantly stay abreast of new fitness techniques […]

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The Force-velocity Curve: Why it’s Important to Understand

Author: George Barker Introduction: As we move into the New Year and get stuck into training with the new five pillars of fitness, the force-velocity curve is a piece of theory to have in mind when performing exercises. This simple, yet very important concept has guided parts of our programming for the New Year. If […]

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Mastering the Hip Hinge

Author: George Barker Introduction: The hip hinge is a fundamental movement pattern used in a vast number of exercises to some extent. One of the most recognisable and widely used exercises which utilises the hip hinge pattern is the deadlift. This is a movement where huge loads can be used. As such, it is important […]

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