Category: Fitness

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 (Strength Training and Exercise). This new information is increasingly important as […]

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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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Body Complete is the right tonic for you!

What’s new at Body Complete this summer? We always strive to better the service for our clients and this summer has been no exception. Here’s what been going on! 1) We moved away from large group / outdoor training for good and have put all our energies into expanding our Semi Private Membership service (BCSP): […]

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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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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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