Tag: strength training

Kettlebell Workout: Build Your Glutes -W10 Personal Training Gym

Kettlebell Workout: Build Your Glutes

 

A great free weight you can use is a kettlebell. There are 6 kettlebell exercises that you can try. Not only do they target the legs and glutes. They also target the rest of the body, you use your core,...

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Hip Hinge Your Way to a Longer Life - W10 Personal Training Gym

Hip Hinge Your Way to a Longer Life

 

Being able to correctly perform a hip hinge requires strength, body awareness and mobility. This exercise has huge carry-over to several exercises you will perform in the gym, in sport/activity and in daily life. At W10 we are big advocates...

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Strength and Conditioning Should kids do it - W10 Personal Training Gym

Strength and Conditioning: Should Kids do it?

 

“Strength training for kids? Are you mad? that stunts their growth and slow them down!” I think we have all heard something like this statement before. It forms part of the myriad of exercise myths we have to untangle to...

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Are Machines in the Gym a Waste of Time? - W10 Personal Training Gym

Are Machines in the Gym a Waste of Time?

 

For most of us, time is precious. Not everyone has countless hours to spend in the gym nor should they need to. It's important to make the most of the time we have there. Working smarter not harder. Machines in...

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Every Gym Should Have Performance Testing- W10 Personal Training Gym

Every Gym Should Have Performance Testing

 

In the majority of gyms, there is no performance testing in place for you to monitor whether your gym performance is getting better over time. It can be easy to get caught up in just chasing a number on the...

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Are you wasting your time doing pointless exercises in the gym?

Are You Wasting Your Time Doing Pointless Exercises in the Gym?

 

How many times have you got your gym kit ready, found a gym, got there and thought “Okay, what do I do now?” In this situation, we think about a few movements we have seen others do in the gym...

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One to one versus small group - W10 Personal Training Gym

One to One versus Small Group Personal Training

 

You might have noticed more adverts appearing in the fitness world promoting small group personal training. But how does that model work? And why would you ever choose to go down that route if you have the chance to be...

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When To Do Cardio for Best Results - W10 Personal Training Gym

When To Do Cardio for Best Results

 

Understanding how to combine both cardio and strength work into your program can be confusing. You may ask yourself “Should I do my cardio before? After? Or another day?” Contrary to popular belief that you should perform cardio after a...

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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...

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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,...

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