Client of the Year Awards

Award Winners for 2020 In December we announced our winners of the all important awards and so to the top prize of Client of the Year. This recognition goes to two clients: Sue and Ed Rivis. These two have been extraordinarily focused on their personal fitness goals this year. For Ed it was weight loss […]

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Trish Atkinson – client of the month – August 2020

It’s client of the month time as voted by our coaches. This always goes to a member who has excelled through the month and impressed us with their commitment, consistency and desire to improve and get generally fitter and stronger. This month the accolade goes to Trish Atkinson. Trish has been amazing at dedicating herself […]

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Chris Thompson – Client of the Month (September 2020)

Chris Thompson is our Stronger for Longer client of the month for September 2020. Chris started training with us in October 2017 (it’s almost his 3 year anniversary!). The remarkable thing about Chris is that in every single session he has never given up, he has pushed for more reps or a heavier weight. He […]

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Lockdown Heroes (November 2020)

LOCKDOWN HEROES This month we have decided not to have a client of the month but recognise some individuals that have really impressed us this time around. Lockdown v.02 has not deterred some of us from regular exercise and healthy eating. The four members I wanted to mention for these reasons are as follows: Chris […]

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Michelle Neighbour is our Client of the Month (October 2020)

Every month we pick a client who has really caught the Coaches’ attention. This month Michelle has smashed it. With her demanding job she has found it impossible in the past to commit to attending regular sessions and yet for the past 3 months she has really concentrated on her own health. Not only has […]

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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

From 3rd February you will see the introduction of new SPINNING sessions, delivered by our coaches, on Saturdays at 10am, with the inclusion of Mondays at 6:30pm from March. 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 […]

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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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Our Semi Private Coaching Upgrade 2020

In 2020 our Small Group Personal training sessions have changed in content and intent. The 3 coaches have been working hard to design new, relevant and up to date material for the Semi Private Training Programme. We always want our clients to get the best out of their training so we constantly stay abreast of […]

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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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