• Develop power female training

    Top Moves For Developing Power: Health And Fitness Magazine Feature

     

    Our November feature in Health And Fitness Magazine. This month, expert trainer Jean-Claude Vacassin, owner of W10 GYM, shows us the top moves for developing power. 1. DUMBBELL THRUSTER BENEFITS: This is a total-body exercise that combines two compound movements — a front squat and overhead press — giving you more bang for your buck. It’ll […]

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  • 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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  • Body weight Vs Weight Training: Which Method Is Best For Getting Results?

     

    As discussed in a previous post, the ‘better’ method is going to be the one, which is most specific to your goal; you can (and should) combine the two, as part of an effective training program. Bodyweight training is sometimes looked upon as being a beginner’s way of training; typically through strength endurance with things […]

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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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  • Telegraph feature: “Should women lift weights?”

     

    Weights aren’t just for powerlifters and strong men. Strength training keeps us structurally sound and underpins all other physical activities – whether you’re in the gym, running around after your kids or sitting at a desk all week long. In fact, in today’s sedentary environment – when most of us suffer with bad posture or […]

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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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  • Interval Weight Training (IWT) – next level HIIT

     

    Interval Weight Training was developed by Pat O’Shea in 1969. An IWT is an intense type of interval work utilising a combination of athletic lifts and free aerobic exercise. The cross training of athletic type lifting for full range strength and free exercise for anaerobic power, has a major impact on developing explosive power endurance, […]

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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