• How to set fitness goals and get results from training

    How we help our members consistently achieve their fitness goals and get results

     

    Whether your fitness goals are to get leaner, build muscle mass, get stronger or simply be more active, it's vital that you keep track of your progress (groundbreaking information for you, I'm sure) Do you measure your fitness goals though? How are you measuring them or how do you deem whether you have successfully achieved them? It’s

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  • Can you lose weight without training?

     

    Here's a detailed answer to the million dollar question that we often hear... Johns et al (2014). aimed to examine the effectiveness of combined behavioral weight management programs (BWMPs) targeting weight loss in comparison to single element programs. In total, there were 1,022 participants who met the criteria.   Six studies met the inclusion criteria

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  • Can I target body fat in certain areas through exercise?

     

    “I really want to lose some body fat from (insert cliché areas of abdominals, bum, hips, arms etc.), how do we do that?” This is a question that gets asked a lot around gyms, as everyone has that one spot in which they feel body fat just will not budge from. Targeting a specific area

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  • Do the basics and do the basics really well

     

    One of the most frequently asked questions I get in the gym is ‘Why do we do the same exercises?’   The easy answer is - because they work. Simple.   This might not be the answer you were looking for. There isn't some amazing new exercise/diet/detox drink out there that is the answer to

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  • The best ab exercises to get a 6 pack

     

    People are always searching for the best ab workouts whether that’s for aesthetics or health.   Having solid abs doesn’t just boost your confidence on the beach in the summer time, it can also help stabilise the spine which is just as, if not more important.   Now, let’s not kid ourselves here, we all

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  • Don't Focus On The Goal, Focus On This Instead...

     

    Over the next few weeks you’ll be hearing all the coaches encouraging you to write your goals on the boards in the gym. We all need goals. They give us something to aim for and motivate us but is there are better way to set your goals?   Most of the goals that we set

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  • Body weight Vs Weight Training: Which Method Is Best For Getting Results?

     

    As discussed in a previous post, the ‘better’ method is going to be the one, which is most specific to your goal; you can (and should) combine the two, as part of an effective training program. Bodyweight training is sometimes looked upon as being a beginner’s way of training; typically through strength endurance with things

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  • Health and Fitness Magazine Feature: What Are Isometrics?

     

    In the second of a three- part focus on key training methods, Jean-Claude talks about tensing your muscles. Isometric exercises are strength- building moves where you create tension, or contract your muscles, without the angle of the joints changing (for example when you do a plank). Famed strongman Alexander Zass credited much of his great strength

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  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Use Total Body Workouts

     

    The world is constantly in search of a new fix, a new, improved, and usually “faster” way to get into shape. Unfortunately there is no single best way to get into shape otherwise there wouldn’t be so many different theories and techniques to try and get in better shape, there would just be “the way”.

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  • Women's Health and Fitness Feature: Act Your Age - Stay Fit In Your 50's

     

    A recent article written by JC featured in the Women's Health and Fitness Magazine... Staying in shape becomes all-important in your fifties. For those who have been reluctant exercisers previously, the goal is to be in better shape than you were in your thirties and forties. For those of you who reach your fifties with a

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Set up in 2009 by founder Jean-Claude Vacassin (a regular health and fitness contributor to the Daily Telegraph) the W10 Performance gym is located in West London at 202-208 Kensal Road, London W10 5BN. W10’s Gym memberships offer personal training, nutrition advice, yoga, boxing, HITT and other functional fitness classes. They also have physio and sports massage practitioners onsite. They are proud to offer a high level of fitness to residents and local workers in Kensal Rise, Kensal Green, Queens Park, Willesden, Kilburn, Harlesden, Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, Kensington and Westbourne Park areas.

 

Find us The Basement, 202-208 Kensal Road, London W10 5BN

Call us on 020 3489 5428