• One to one versus small group - W10 Personal Training Gym

    One to One versus Small Group Personal Training


    You might have noticed more adverts appearing in the fitness world promoting small group personal training. But how does that model work? And why would you ever choose to go down that route if you have the chance to be coached one to one? Is it just a more cost-effective way for coaches to train […]

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  • Do you really need a personal trainer? - W10 Personal Training Gym

    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 Personal Trainers 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 […]

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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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  • Should my Personal Trainer Make Me Sick - W10 Personal Training Gym

    Should my Personal Trainer Make Me Sick?


    It seems all too common now that people boast about their trainer working them so hard that their previous meal ends up in the loos in their gym’s toilet (provided they make it that far). It also seems to give some trainers a sense of achievement and tends to fuel their ego knowing that they’ve […]

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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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  • Is Your Personal Trainer More Than Just a Meathead - W10 Personal Training Gym

    Is Your Personal Trainer More Than Just a Meathead?


    You’ve decided it’s time to focus on your training and you recognise investing in a personal trainer could help you achieve your goals. It’s a big step and requires financial, physical and emotional commitment beyond embarking on an ad hoc fitness regime in a mainstream gym. The most important decision is choosing your Personal Trainer. […]

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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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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