Tag: philosophy

What food stage are you at?

 

Most people who go on a ‘diet’ wade in knee deep at the outset and try and go from zero to sixty overnight, which inevitably ends up proving difficult to maintain. It’s unrealistic to think that you can implement a...

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Female Training Article on Healthista

 

Take a look at our recent ‘Five training tips to steal form the Boys’ article on female training featured on www.healthista.com: "Jean-Claude Vacassin, personal trainer and founder of results-based boutique gym W10 Performance on the five things we need to steal from the...

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Training tips for women

 

We were recently asked to write an article for an online fitness magazine titled 'Training Tips Women Should Steal From Men'. Here's a summary of the five we picked: Get strong Women, like men, should focus on strength training.  Strength...

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Weight Loss vs Fat Loss

 

It's traditionally busy times in gym-land over the coming weeks, the clocks have changed which means summer is (reluctantly) on it's way and people now have an eye on summer and the prospect of having to get semi-naked in public.  The...

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Why W10 Trainer Rob is an Idiot….

 

Here’s the latest instalment of W10 trainer Rob’s blog: Reason #1 why I’m an idiot is that I have been neglecting my soft tissue work. Now I am usually a big proponant of practicing what I preach but lately my...

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W10 Member Success Story

 

We’re not big on ‘before & after’ shots here at W10.  Why?  Well, they’re a bit naff frankly.  However, we have come to understand (eventually) that we are missing a trick in terms of our website, marketing and the commercial...

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Keep your programme simple

 

Our approach is pretty simple.  Move regularly (day to day), move some (relatively) heavy stuff and do some sprints (or metabolically equivalent).  Pepper that with some soft tissue and mobility work and you’ve got the basis of a good programme....

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What the Olympians brought home

 

I loved the Olympics, I was engrossed.  Pre-games I’ll admit to being fairly ambivalent about the whole thing (traffic, tourists and the rest!) but when it all kicked off the athletes and the games themselves were unbelievable and the atmosphere in...

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The Importance of Movement Prep

 

Most people will concede (often reluctantly) that warming up prior to training is important.  Yes it’s a very boring topic and we’d all rather walk it to the gym and just get on with it, but if you’re serious about...

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Weekly Reads

 

Here’s a handful of some of the articles that we’ve read over the last week or so - we hope you find some of them useful. Simple steps to getting lean https://www.t-nation.com/free_online_article/most_recent/2_ways_to_lose_fat_only_1_way_to_get_ripped Artificial lights, sleep and health https://www.chicagotribune.com/health/sc-health-0613-blue-light-20120613,0,3170929.story Strength training...

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