• Grip strength

    How grip strength can make you stronger


    Grip strength is something we measure in our initial assessments at W10 and is something that we are constantly aiming to improve for a number of reasons. It’s very often a neglected piece in the strength training puzzle but here are a few reasons it features in almost all of our programs and why we […]

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  • Sports Magazine Feature: Front Squat 101


    Featured in Sports Magazine by Jason Fox. Front Squat Squats have been named the ‘king of all exercises’, and for good reason. They will build muscle mass across the entire body and take your overall strength to new levels. You’ll never get bored with squats because there are many different squat variations and barbells you can use […]

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  • “If everything is a priority, then nothing is a priority”


    Think about this statement for a minute. If you are always trying to do a number of things at once, usually you end up getting nowhere, doing a little of this & that and not really getting much done.People often take this approach with their training. They find themselves caught up with the latest training […]

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  • Building the foundations of strength


    When it comes to strength training one of the most common mistakes people make is they skip the basics. They are all too keen to rush in to the more advanced exercises or advanced programs, without first taking the time to lay solid strength foundations. When we look to build strength its important to understand […]

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  • Squat to improve your fitness


    In the fitness industry the squat is widely regarded as “the king of all exercises”, when done properly.  The reason is that a strong squat requires functional strength that will carry over to just about any athletic endeavour. I fully appreciate that some people aren’t built to squat because of structural issues, well at least […]

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  • What are Turkish Get Ups good for?


    This is a question I have been asked a number of times this week and it seems to be cropping up quite often, along with the slightly more trivial “Why are they Turkish?” To be totally honest I think a better question to be asked would be “What aren’t Turkish GetUps good for?” The answer […]

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  • 4 tips to a better squat


    Now anyone that knows me, knows that I’m a huge fan of squats and I believe that developing a good squat should be the foundation of any good training program. So here are four top tips to help you improve your squat and to keep you getting stronger. 1-    Mobility: I know it’s boring and […]

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  • The secret to fitness is strength


    It’s no secret that I am a huge advocate of lifting weights and getting stronger. As far as I’m concerned strength training should be the cornerstone of your training programme, regardless of whether you are training for health, fat loss or performance. Why is strength important? I think of strength as your engine, and 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