• Shoulder workouts health fitness magazine

    Shoulder workouts: 4 exercises using weights


    Our feature in Health and Fitness magazine by Jean-Claude Vacassin. 1. STANDING DUMBBELL SHOULDER PRESSBENEFITS:The overhead press is the best shoulder exercise you can do. It works several muscles of the upper body and offers a host of benefits that improve daily functioning. Standing with your feet shoulder-width apart, take a dumbbell in each hand. […]

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  • Why everyone should be doing Turkish Get Ups


    You will probably have noticed the recent reemergence of the coaches’ favourite exercise – The Turkish Get Up (TGU). Some people love it, but the majority hate it. I though it would be a good time to put my case forward as to why everybody should be doing them more often than not.   The […]

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  • Gym Jones Advanced Seminar


    Pre seminar FYF/Saturday at Dan Johns  After getting in late Thursday evening, we were feeling a little drained on Friday morning, but a trip to FYF awaited, and the excitement of finally walking through the door at Gym Jones kept the jet lag at bay.If I didn’t feel the jet lag before FYF, I certainly […]

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  • Tick All The Boxes With Core Training


    Core Stability is:  “The capacity of the muscles of the torso to assist in the maintenance of good posture, balance, etc., especially during movement.”Core training is, and always will be, a hot topic in the fitness industry and everyone has his or her opinion on it.First of all, let’s actually define what we mean by […]

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  • Shift more tin with 3 simple steps


    We all want to get stronger and shift more weight. Pulling a heavy deadlift personal best off the floor is a great feeling of achievement no matter what your level. Getting stronger is a process and takes time but there are small tweaks we can make to our technique to instantly be more efficient and […]

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  • Strong is for everyone – feature in Absolutely Notting Hill magazine


    Why more of us are heading straight to the weights Resistance training is a hot topic at the moment, particularly for women. Whilst most of us will probably agree that some form of resistance training is beneficial, perhaps even essential, there is still a hugely divided opinion about what type, how often and at what […]

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  • Featured in Womens Health & Fitness: “The best ways to train for fat loss”


    COMBINE WEIGHTS AND CARDIO Once you have a good postural base (no injuries or specific weaknesses) metabolic resistance training (think circuit training with higher reps and less rest between different moves) is a hugely effective way to drop body fat. This combination of strength and cardio training works wonders if you want the best results in the shortest time. Just make sure you learn the correct […]

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  • Understanding complexes


    Now complexes, a series of exercises done back to back without resting, are nothing new, they have been around for some time. If you want some examples, a simple Google search will provide access to hundreds, but understanding why and how to use them to fit your goal can make all the difference. You can […]

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  • How much do you bench press?


    “How much do you bench” is one of the most commonly asked questions amongst males in any typical gym. This is probably because every guy wants that alpha male chest and bench press is the “best” way to get a bigger chest, right? Not necessarily. What is the best pressing exercise, then? Bench pressing with […]

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  • Telegraph feature: How many reps should we do?


    Confused about how much you should be lifting in the gym and how many times? Most of us would agree that resistance training is an integral part of any fitness programme. What might be more open to discussion however is how we approach it. Some will have us believe that we need nothing more than […]

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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