The importance of strength training for females – Personal Training Sevenoaks

Often females avoid strength training because they think it will make them big and bulky. This isn't the case at all as the naturally higher levels of estrogen in females make it harder for women to significantly develop the size of their muscles.    Now we have cleared up the most common barrier to strength [...]

By | 2017-09-05T17:29:37+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Blog, Ellis Gordon’s Posts|0 Comments

Stress: what is it and how does it effect us?

The truth is that we can't avoid stress in our lives, however we can reduce the impact it has on us both physically and mentally with regular exercise. Stress is something all of us experience at some point in our lives, whether it is the result of a significant physical workload, such as over-training, or the [...]

By | 2017-09-06T15:25:03+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

I always leave with a big smile on my face!

Following a series of injuries from lifting too much with poor form, I decided enough was enough. I set out to find a gym offering a friendly training environment with a strong focus on lifting technique. Pardon the cliché but the moment I stepped foot in Better Body I knew I’d found the place! I [...]

By | 2017-09-01T10:32:10+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Blog, Case Studies, Joe Birch's Posts|0 Comments

10 tips to increase your bench press strength instantly – Personal Training Sevenoaks

Bench press? You just lie on the bench and push the bar right?? Wrong. If you want to get stronger in the bench press the key is to iron out your technique – it’s a lot more complex than most people think. Something I see a lot in the gym is people failing to complete [...]

By | 2017-08-16T10:10:18+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Blog, Sam Austin’s Posts|0 Comments

Hydration – How much should we aim to drink and what are the benefits? – Nutrition plan

Water is a huge part of any Nutrition plan but is also the most important component of our human body, it provides multitude of functions including transport of nutrients, elimination of waster products, sweating, maintenance of blood circulation, regulation of body temperature and many, many more. It is impossible to sustain life without it, with [...]

By | 2017-08-04T10:32:43+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Blog, Diet, Eleanor Rees' Posts, Nutrition|0 Comments

I am very impressed with Bridie and genuinely look forward to our sessions…

I have been training on and off with Better Body Group for the past few years and can still recall the old gym where the main staircase was the most used piece of exercise equipment! I am currently training with Bridie since the beginning of May 2017. My goal is to lose some weight and [...]

By | 2017-08-03T13:34:58+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Blog, Bridie Forster’s Posts, Case Studies|0 Comments

Stretching and Flexibility: Can’t quite contort yourself into a pretzel?

Struggling with your flexibility? Can't quite contort yourself into a pretzel? Want to get more out of your stretching? Say no more. Proprioceptive. Neuromuscular. Facilitation; sounds impressive doesn’t it? The name certainly belongs in a scholars handbook, but in reality it's very simple. So what is PNF stretching and how can you use it as [...]

By | 2017-08-03T13:22:49+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Blog, Cody Lwin’s Posts|0 Comments