3 Ways to Train the Legs (and Glutes) With a Weak Back

When you ask most people in the fitness industry what the best exercises are for the legs and glutes, they would usually respond with Squats and Deadlifts. While it’s true these exercises are great for working the lower body and they’re great for Personal Trainers because they require a lot of technique to get [...]

By | 2018-03-16T07:45:58+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Blog, Joe Birch's Posts|0 Comments

How to achieve a “toned” physique

(note: This article won’t touch on different diet/training plans and their impact on health, it’s purely to look at the optimal way to change your physique - the fact that you’re embarking on a training and nutrition plan means you’ll likely be improving your health beyond it's current state) By and large people who start [...]

By | 2018-03-15T20:55:10+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Blog, Joe Birch's Posts|0 Comments

Planking Your Way To Sweet Sweet Abs

There are plenty of exercises that will get you sweet sweet abs (I would know….), but the plank is probably the best for genuinely strengthening the core and creating some core stability. Here are some reasons to be an top planker: To strengthen the deep lying core musculature of the abdomen as well as the [...]

By | 2018-02-28T18:42:47+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Blog, Joe Birch's Posts|0 Comments

Thank you Jade and the BBG family for helping me carry on doing the job I love

I started working with Jade back in the summer as a continuation of my prehab/rehab training, I’ve now been a member of the BBG family for three years. Eighteen months ago I found out that I had severe osteoarthritis of both hips requiring full replacement surgery, as well as three herniated discs in the lower back [...]

By | 2018-02-20T21:39:54+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Blog, Case Studies|0 Comments

5 Best exercises for Skiing

The skiing season is already upon us, which means my favourite time of year is here! If you’re like me and can’t go without hitting the fresh new powder or are a complete beginner taking their first steps onto the slopes then look no further for your 5 best exercises to help you shred, carve [...]

By | 2018-01-25T14:08:25+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Blog, Emma Cowell's Posts|0 Comments

Top tips for goal setting in 2018

Combine New Year’s resolutions with the amount of food you have consumed over the festive period and like most people you are probably setting your new year fitness/weight loss related goals sky high. Now, while it’s a great idea to goal-set there are some important things to keep in mind when deciding what these should [...]

By | 2018-01-10T12:04:24+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Blog, Tilly Kyle's Posts|0 Comments

How exercising could and should boost your self-confidence

Looking good, feeling strong and having a positive attitude, the attributes of self-esteem and self- confidence, are all benefits of a regular exercise regime. It’s no secret that regular exercise makes your heart and bones stronger, reduces your risk of chronic disease, lowers blood pressure and helps keeps your weight under control (especially during this [...]

By | 2018-01-10T10:37:01+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Blog, Natasha Hickey's Posts|0 Comments

3 HUGE reasons you should be doing strength training as part of your distance running programme

When it comes to distance training, there are many elements that will determine your success. I talk below about why strength training should be a part of your distance training programme: 1- Aids in injury prevention: If your muscles aren’t prepared to handle the load of consistent bounding in running, stress gets absorbed elsewhere including [...]

By | 2018-01-02T13:36:09+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Blog, Natasha Hickey's Posts|0 Comments

I think it’s appropriate to say ‘thank you’ to Christina and the Better Body Group for their treatment, help and guidance.

I have damaged my lower back over the last 20 years and have three prolapsed disks. Each time one went it was like a knife in my back and the pain would last for months. Apart from some rest bite from visiting an Osteopath, the pain was reasonably constant, especially in the Winter. As the [...]

By | 2017-12-13T13:33:36+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Blog, Case Studies, Christina Moore's Posts|0 Comments