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Being a co-op member

One member shares their experience of BCG and why they decided to become a member of the co-op.

Ode to the strength circuit

When you arrive at Bristol Co-operative Gym (BCG), you enter a Grade II listed building and stand in front of a stage. A vast plyboard floor and a series of old sofas and chairs lies between you and it. For the last 5 years we’ve been training here at All Hallows Hall, but what the …

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Training and Your Pelvic Floor

Last year we hosted a Pelvic Floor Health Café with Helen Hodder, a physiotherapist specialising in pelvic floor function. Our coach Guy has written up his notes from the workshop, with an introduction to the pelvic floor, how to develop control of these muscles, and how to apply this knowledge in your strength training.

Our Story So Far

Our coach Guy was invited to speak at the Bristol Radical Herbal Gathering on the theme of collective approaches to wellbeing, alongside other excellent Bristol projects. It was a good chance to lay out the reasons for setting up the gym and why we feel there is a need for a co-operative model within the fitness industry.

On Being A Co-op Member

Anyone who trains with us is welcome to become a member of our co-operative and help us make our dream gym. If you’re not sure if membership is for you, Rachel Hahn has written an article describing her experience of joining.

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