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

This new year our BCSP 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 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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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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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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BCSP Core Conditioning at Body Complete

What is our core? What are the best exercises for strengthening those muscles? The best core exercises may surprise you. It’s not enough to just do ab crunches and sit ups. To build a strong core you need to exercise a variety of muscles from your hips to your shoulders. Most people think of the […]

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