Complete repetitions will make you both lean and strong! Half reps = half results. If you only complete half of the movement, you'll recruit half the available muscle. This means that you'll burn less calories and get less strong. You're also likely to rapidly develop muscular imbalances that will restrict your mobility. None of these desirable, so DO THE FULL
It was all smiles once the competition was over! A great afternoon of fitness testing at W10 carried out in conjunction with the guys at Get Rugby Fit. Thanks to England international rugby players James Haskell (Stade Francais, rugby union) and Tony Clubb (Harlequins, rugby league), two amazing athletes and all round good guys. Watch out for the results in
One of our clients is keeping a blog for her 12-week Elite Performance Programme (EPP) Lauren has decided that 2011 is the year that she's going to make some lasting changes to her body, and she's brought us along for the ride! Check out Lauren's Blog to see what the first day panned out like. It would be great if
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......!
The Congestion Charge Zone will be smaller and from the 24th December 2010 we will no longer fall within it! The Western Extension will be removed from the charging zone and you'll no longer have to pay the charge if you drive in this area. See the Transport for London website for a map and full details. Thanks Boris!
Food Inc. is film about our food. About what is produced, how it is produced and who is producing it. Check out the Food Inc official website for more details about the project and the film itself. It questions the role of the government food agencies responsible for actually protecting us from poor practice and their failure to do so,
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
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
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.
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