Category: Lifestyle

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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Helen Prole is our November Client of the Month

Despite knowing the Prole family for many years, Helen only joined recently as one of our new Stronger for Longer members. Alan, her husband, has always felt the benefits of attending our BCSP sessions and Helen used to do more biking and other outdoor exercise but that stopped and she needed something to replace it. […]

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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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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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