• Telegraph feature: Do we need core training?

     

    Check out our feature in the Telegraph titled ‘Do we need core training? http://fashion.telegraph.co.uk/beauty/news-features/TMG11026089/Fitness-Truths-Do-we-really-need-core-training.html “Abdominal training, or core training to give it is a more popular name, divides opinion more than perhaps any other aspect of fitness. Some people will have us believe that specific core training is everything if you want to move well […]

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  • Post Workout Supplements

     

    There’s a plethora of supplements out there that claim to get you to where you want to be faster than the others, but in all honesty I wouldn’t believe the hype. Do your own research first before spending the money. The supplement business is a multi-million pound machine, and people in the gyms across the […]

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  • Dream Believe Achieve.

     

    Did you join W10 with a specific goal or aspiration in mind? You have all of the right tools to be the strongest and best version of you. Every exercise or movement in your programme is tailored for your goals and needs. Your dreams are in your hands, so stay focused on what you are […]

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  • When the honeymoon period at the gym is over…

     

    If you have ever wavered in your commitment to the gym, trust me you’re not the only one and you’re certainly not alone. It is completely normal to have dips in motivation when it comes to working out. This is why I’m sharing the following testimonial. Perhaps it will ring true for you and help […]

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  • Fatigue masks fitness

     

    Lets face it, we are stressed, we may not know it but deep down we are. We work long hours, don’t get enough sleep and we make poor food choices. Throw in some coffee and alcohol and its clear to see what I’m getting at. All of these things stress our bodies and I haven’t […]

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  • The light and dark side of Coffee

     

    It used to typically be Americans who would wake up to a steaming cup of Java and us Brits would start the day with a nice cup of Tetley. However, times have changed. We now seem to have a Starbucks on every corner too and it has become our daily habit. Personally I think there […]

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  • Vegetarian Friendly Recipe

     

    Ingredients: Bowl of salad leaves of choice Handful of Sprouts such as Alfalfa, Radish or Brocoli 5 Halved cherry tomatoes ½ Tbs Hemp Seeds ½ Tbs Nutritional Yeast Flakes (opt) 1 Tbs chopped walnuts ½ Tbs pine nuts either raw or toasted (in frying pan for a few mins) ½ Avocado Dressing: Olive oil ½ […]

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  • How to make W10 work optimally for you.

     

    Are you making the best choices when entering the gym? We recommend that most of our clients do two strength based workouts and two conditioning hub sessions a week. Why? Metabolic work alone will initially yield great results so strength training tends to get neglected in favour of this fun loving and enjoyable work. However, […]

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  • How many times a week should I train?

     

    Right. Here’s the good news… When it comes to training frequency, more is not necessarily better. How many times per week you exercise is dependent on various factors, such as your goals, nutritional status and training history, not to mention practical things such as the time you have available. For non-specific fitness goals where it’s […]

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  • Featured in ES Magazine: “Carbs on the catwalk”?

     

    “Jean-Claude Vacassin, founder of W10 Performance Gym, is convinced that ‘people are bored of fad diets’. Vacassin, whose old-fashioned attitude to carbs has attracted a clutch of Victoria’s Secret models and former Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts, says: ‘The problem is that people do low carbs from Monday to Friday but then eat crap and drink […]

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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