W10 Blog

Happy New Year from the team at W10!

A very happy New Year from us all at W10 Performance! We hope that everyone enjoyed the festive celebrations and are approaching 2011 refreshed and raring to go. We open our doors again tomorrow (not that they shut for a few die hard clients!) and we're looking forward to welcoming everyone back after a no doubt indulgent couple of weeks......!

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Is it safe and/or sustainable to lose more than 2lbs per week?

Yes, absolutely.  We have known people lose upwards of 7lbs almost overnight, simply by cutting out foods they're intolerant to (typically wheat and dairy). If we're talking specifically about two pounds of actual fat, then this is probably not far off the mark - depending on your starting point.  But weight fluctuations on the scales can occur without any change

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How much jogging should I be doing to for weight loss goal?

In most peoples cases, a lot less jogging than you're currently doing.  People do too much steady state cardio training for fat loss - without realising that long term, it makes people structurally weak and predisposes them to store fat! We're not anti jogging and we work with plenty of people who run both competitively and recreationally.  If you like

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Are your cometic products safe?

Lot's of cosmetics are swimming in things that affect health and particularly hormones.  We're not going to very well stop using them, but at least we can find out which ones are better for us than others! Check out this link - www.cosmeticdatabase.com - most products and their contents are listed and given an overall rating.

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Are Branch Chain Amino Acid's worth taking to enhance my training?

BCAA's are absolutely worth taking to accelerate your training, but only if you're on top of the key areas such hydration, nutrition and basic supplementation. We are all for anything that is both naturally occurring and will help you reach your goals, but only when there is a framework for it work effectively within.  Spending money on expensive supplements before

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