Category: Health & Nutrition

Cardiac Output: Stroke Volume and Heart Rate - W10 Personal Training Gyms

Cardiac Output: Stroke Volume and Heart Rate

 

Blood pressure and cardiac output are two essential health functions and measurements of the cardiovascular system. All fitness professionals need to understand these measurements to design and deliver effective and safe exercises to all clients. Understanding blood pressure also helps...

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Look mum, no hands! Meet Reiss Beckford, W10 Coach and ex-Gymnast

 

Look mum, no hands! Meet Reiss Beckford, W10 Coach & ex-Gymnast Defying gravity comes easy to Reiss, as an ex-Commonwealth gymnast who has competed at (quite literally) the highest level. At W10, we pride ourselves on our world-class coaching team,...

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Overcoming “Gymtimidation” (and how W10 can help you give it the elbow)

 

‘Gymtimidation’: the fear that strikes through the majority of people when the word ‘gym’ is mentioned. Yes, it most certainly is a real thing. And we completely get why. Even for our world-class coaches, walking into a typical gym environment...

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A Simple Approach to Fighting Off the Dad-Bod

 

Believe us, we know it's no easy feat to consistently achieve at the highest level in your career, whilst juggling life commitments as a parent and trying to squeeze in a social life. Meet Chris, our Ops Director. His attitude...

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15 Ways Increased Muscle Mass Improves Metabolism - W10 Personal Training Gyms

15 Ways Increased Muscle Mass Improves Metabolism

 

You may have heard that one of the benefits of muscle mass is improved metabolism. But what does this really mean? The more muscle you have, the more calories your body burns at rest to keep it functioning! This means...

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Is Cholesterol Really Good for your Health? - Structure of Cholesterol - W10 Personal Training Gym

Is Cholesterol Really Good for your Health?

 

Over the decades, cholesterol has been termed as bad, and high cholesterol level has been associated with heart diseases such as heart attacks, angina, and stroke. However, there has been no proof of the relation of high cholesterol with the...

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Vitamin D For Fat Loss And Gaining Muscle - W10 Personal Training Gym

Vitamin D For Fat Loss And Gaining Muscle

 

Vitamin D is important for developing and maintaining healthy bones while offering positive effects for your cardiovascular system, endocrine glands and immune system. Some studies have established a connection between a deficiency in vitamin D and an increased risk of...

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6 Nutrition Priorities for Building Muscle -W10 Personal Training Gym

6 Priorities for Building Muscle

 

So, you want to build muscle. Easy! Just put yourself on a split body part training programme (you know the one, chest on Mondays, back on Tuesday’s, legs Friday/never) and eat like you’re eating for 3. Finally, when you’ve bulked...

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Eating healthy not losing weight

Working Out, Eating Well But not Losing Weight?

 

Here’s why. So we’re well into the New Year now, and after December’s festivities you’re back into the swing of things with your training and healthy eating. You’ve done the dreaded weigh in and calculated your BMR (basal metabolic rate...

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Are Superfoods Actually Inhibiting your Fat Loss Goals? - W10 Personal Training Gym

Are Superfoods Actually Inhibiting your Fat Loss Goals?

 

The superfood craze: why “super” foods may not always be the best choice. Superfoods are buzzwords in health circles right now. From Buddha bowls, to raw energy balls to goji berries, it seems that everyone is jumping on the health...

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