Category: Lifestyle

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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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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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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