• Do you really need a personal trainer?

    Do People Really Need Personal Training To Get In Shape?


    If you are thinking about getting into shape, you may be considering hiring a personal trainer… But are they really worth the investment? If you are self-motivated and know your way around the gym, then there is an abundance of good information available for free that can help you achieve your fitness goals. A quick […]

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  • Sports magazine fitness resolution

    Sport Magazine feature: Resolution Rules


    Expert trainer and owner of W10 Performance gym Jean-Claude Vacassin talks New Year resolutions, and launches his four-week guide to getting back on the fitness wagon. “I’ve been around for enough ‘New Year, New You’ cycles to have a fair idea of what’s working and what isn’t. Overall, I’m pro-January and the new start it offers […]

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  • The Mental Warm Up


    Most athletes recognise the importance of warming up. Even the casual Sunday league footballer will display a show of jogging or touching of toes before kick off in the knowledge that by doing so he will perform better and reduce the risk of injury, to a degree. However, warming up is more than just a […]

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  • W10 Standards


    Personal training shouldn’t be about simply making people tired, it should be about making people better. There is a time and place for a bit of anything-goes hard work, what we would call a ‘tank-emptier’, but as trainers and coaches we should be making people better, not simply making them tired. Making someone feel tired […]

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  • Choose a coach, not a trainer


    When it comes to personal trainers they can generally be split into two camps, you have your coaches and you have your trainers. Now, I know you might be thinking, “what’s the difference?” Well, quite simply, everything. Let me try and explain. A ‘trainer’ will do exactly that, train you. They will push you to […]

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  • Telegraph Feature: “Group exercise vs. Personal training”


    Should we make fitness personal? The truth is, personal training can be really effective for getting into shape, particularly for people who are very new to exercise, suffering from previous injuries or for those with very specific goals, like athletes in training. For these three populations, personal programmes and individual coaching will almost definitely garner […]

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  • 5 Benefits of Online Personal Training


    Online personal training is a great way of optimising the time you spend in the gym without having to commit to training times with a trainer one-to-one. Here are 5 ways you could benefit from W10 Personal Training if you can’t make it to our gym: 1- Progressive programming and nutrition tailored to your needs […]

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  • Telegraph Feature: “How to find a good personal trainer”


    Check out our feature in the Telegraph titled: “How to find a good personal trainer” https://fashion.telegraph.co.uk/beauty/news-features/TMG11096954/Fitness-Truths-how-to-find-a-good-personal-trainer.html “At a time when people cite lack of time and lack of results as the top two reasons for not exercising regularly, I think the right personal trainer can be worth their weight in gold. It is understandable that […]

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  • No Ordinary Personal Training Gym


    Our set up is pretty unique.  Our (soon to be expanding) gym is amongst the best equipped you’ll find and our membership structure merges the best aspects of a top personal training studio with the facilities offered in well equipped gym – a combination that we think will be the future and we’re pioneering in the […]

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Set up in 2009 by founder Jean-Claude Vacassin (a regular health and fitness contributor to the Daily Telegraph) the W10 Performance gym is located in West London at 202-208 Kensal Road, London W10 5BN. W10’s Gym memberships offer personal training, nutrition advice, yoga, boxing, HITT and other functional fitness classes. They also have physio and sports massage practitioners onsite. They are proud to offer a high level of fitness to residents and local workers in Kensal Rise, Kensal Green, Queens Park, Willesden, Kilburn, Harlesden, Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, Kensington and Westbourne Park areas.


Find us The Basement, 202-208 Kensal Road, London W10 5BN

Call us on 020 3489 5428