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The Pros and Cons of Intermittent Fasting

 

Fasting has become a hot topic recently.  Overall we’re not advocates of fasting for most people when it comes to aesthetic goals but we do recognise that it has a place with some people. There’s been plenty of pro-fasting press...

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Think Outside of the (Cereal) Box

 

Despite the growing popularity in fasting and other ‘detox’ programmes we’re still advocates (in the main) of regular meals with the inclusion of breakfast.  Why?  For no other reason than we’ve seen better results with both ourselves and our members...

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Weekly reads

 

A handful of posts, blogs and articles from the last week or so…. Sample body composition resistance programme for women https://www.charlespoliquin.com/Lifestyle/BodyMind/376/German_Body_Comp_for_the_Ladies.aspx Front squat technique - how to https://www.ericcressey.com/how-to-front-squat-technique 101 Tips for a better body https://www.predatornutrition.com/content/101-tips-better-body Useful nutritional tips for rugby...

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Weekly Reads

 

A handful of randomly selected articles and posts from the last week or so….. Alternative forms of cardio https://www.ttfatloss.com/renegade-cardio Some points on spinal positioning and lifting https://robertsontrainingsystems.com/blog/the-myth-of-neutral-spine/ Study on Vitamin D supplementation and fat loss in females https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22998754 Omega 3...

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Weekly reads

 

Here’s a handful of the articles and blogs that we came across in the last week or so….. A few pointers for planed higher carb days https://www.functionalfitmag.com/blog/2012/07/26/carb-day/ The origin of the treadmill (amusing!) https://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/138136#ixzz247VXl3vP Organics not always what you might...

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Get Enough Sleep to Get Lean For Summer

 

Guest post by Charles Poliquin on the importance of sleep and how it can help you lose (or gain!) body fat: "Get enough sleep to lose weight for summer—you’ll improve cardiovascular health too! Getting adequate rest every night is one of...

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Is Your Face Cream making You Fat?

 

About half of our members of W10 Performance are women, most of whom are on a quest to lose body fat, increase muscle tone, have more energy and feel fitter. They come to us fully expecting to address exercise, nutrition...

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The Meat & Nuts Breakfast

 

Guest post by Charles Poliquin and something we advocate here at W10 - The Meat & Nuts Breakfast. "When people ask me for the best single dietary tip for optimal leanness, energy and sustained mental focus, I invariably tell them...

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Spring Cleanse Your Body - Part 1

 

Spring is officially upon us and with it comes the perfect time to shake off any winter lethargy and perhaps the resultant additional pounds and spring cleanse your body! Let's start with the basics. What is a ‘cleanse’? By our...

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The Benefits of BCAA's

 

Guest post from Strength & Conditioning Coach Charles Poliquin on the many benefits of including Branch Chain Amino Acids as part of you training program: "I started using branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) in high amounts in 1994 after meeting with...

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