Our feature in Health and Fitness magazine by Jean-Claude Vacassin. 1. STANDING DUMBBELL SHOULDER PRESS BENEFITS: The overhead press is the best shoulder exercise you can do. It works several muscles of the upper body and offers a host of benefits that improve daily functioning. Standing with your feet shoulder-width apart, take a dumbbell in each hand.
MOUNTAIN CLIMBER This move is a great full-body exercise that hits most of the muscles in your body, making it a huge calorie burner. Great for doing on holidays or when you can’t get to the gym, it can be performed anywhere, as all you need is some space and your own bodyweight. It will improve both your strength and
Our feature in the Telegraph this week. Jean-Claude Vacassin on the four areas we'll be seeing a lot more of in the coming months... Fitness trackers We’re all looking for better ways to track workouts, monitor workout output and share and compare data with others. If used correctly, fitness trackers can really help dial in your training. The trick is to use
Everyone has different training goals. Some people want a 6 pack; some want to feel better when they look in the mirror; others aren't that bothered how they look and just want to be active and healthy. When you decide to embark on your fat-loss journey, consider what you are willing to do and what will provide you
We all want to get stronger and shift more weight. Pulling a heavy deadlift personal best off the floor is a great feeling of achievement no matter what your level. Getting stronger is a process and takes time but there are small tweaks we can make to our technique to instantly be more efficient and powerful with our deadlift.
Think about this statement for a minute. If you are always trying to do a number of things at once, usually you end up getting nowhere, doing a little of this & that and not really getting much done. People often take this approach with their training. They find themselves caught up with the latest training fads, new
Changing your body shape is hard. Whether putting on muscle or losing body fat, both can be extremely challenging. If it were easy we’d all look exactly how we wanted to look, year round, beach ready at the drop of a hat. But the reality is, we’re not. Life just has a habit of getting in the way,
A lot of the time people come to the W10 with similar goals. The vast majority of our members want to change their body composition, whether it be to lose fat or add some muscle mass. And they often want results, quickly. But the truth is that sustainable results are not easily achieved. For the majority of us it's
The chin up is sometimes called the squat of the upper body, implying that if they can be performed well, we should use them. The problem is that - similar to the squat - many people can’t do a good chin up. For the purposes of this post we are only going to cover the dead hang, or strict, variation of
Nearly every female who comes through our doors wants to improve their legs, bum and thighs. As a female, these areas and especially our legs are one of the trickiest areas to shift body fat off. Alongside increased stubborn fat storage, cellulite is especially common on the legs and can be a real motivator for a lot of women when