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The Father of Orthopedic Medicine

In the 1970s, James Cyriax, M.D., known as the father of orthopedic medicine, developed a series of deep friction techniques for massage therapy that continues to be used in sports medicine today. What is a sports massage? It is the manipulation of soft tissue to benefit a person engaged in regular physical activity. The aim […]

What do you know about the mechanics of mindset and motivation?

BODYCORE’s Behavioural NLP for Fitness Professionals course will enhance you as a Personal Trainer. It will equip you with the skills to support your clients’ emotional needs on a deeper level. The relationship between you and your clients isn’t one confined to the gym environment. It is your responsibility to encourage them to make powerful […]

Would you like to expand your knowledge into sports massage therapy and support those who are currently in discomfort?

With the majority of the UK currently working from home, slumped over laptops at dinner tables or on sofas, it is easy for them to forget to pay attention to their posture. This Lockdown feels neverending…doesn’t it? The uncertainty surrounding COVID has been causing heightened anxiety for many. It doesn’t take long for the emotional […]

On a scale of 1-10 how passionate are you about fitness?

One of the top reasons people turn to a career in the fitness industry is because they are passionate about keeping fit and leading a healthy lifestyle. Personal trainers are lucky that they have daily access to gym facilities and they are able to focus on their fitness goals whilst supporting the goals of their […]

How would it feel to be known as the Trainer of Trainers?

Integrity, excellence and prosperity are at the forefront of BODYCORE’s ethos and we are always looking for new candidates who share our values. Do you have a background in fitness? As a PT MENTOR® you will spend time with your Trainee(s) in the gym environment, preparing them for their observed assessment, whilst putting their anatomical […]

What is Pilates?

Joseph Pilates introduced Pilates to America all the way back in the 1920s as a way to help injured athletes and dancers safely return to exercise and maintain their fitness. Pilates is a series of about 500 exercises inspired by calisthenics, yoga and ballet.This type of training lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups […]

Don’t forget to train your mind too…

Physical activity is a fantastic way to improve your joints, bones and your overall health, but did you know it is also beneficial to your mental health and wellbeing? Physical activity doesn’t mean having to confine yourself inside a gym for hours, it can look different for everyone! Walking, cycling, or jogging outdoorsUnstructured activity like […]

Would you like to teach others about healthy eating?

The lockdown measures have resulted in gyms closing as well as schools. This has resulted in many people having to homeschool their children whilst juggling their work commitments, leaving next to no time for them to exercise, let alone time to be mindful about what food and drink they’re consuming. The COVID Symptom Study app […]