• Why everyone should be doing Turkish Get Ups

     

    You will probably have noticed the recent reemergence of the coaches’ favourite exercise - The Turkish Get Up (TGU). Some people love it, but the majority hate it. I though it would be a good time to put my case forward as to why everybody should be doing them more often than not.   The

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  • Your Fitness Homework

     

      You know that 15 minutes you spend sitting on the sofa, flipping between social media accounts and asking yourself why there is nothing good on TV? Why not use that time pro actively and do your “fitness homework”?   By fitness homework I mean doing the little things that are going to keep you

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  • Why wont my nagging back injury clear up?

     

    So according to government statistics, a fairly sizable proportion of the country either suffers or has suffered with some kind of back pain. That’s probably not news to you I would imagine that if, like me you have had a back issue then you know how debilitating and frustrating it can be.   An issue

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  • What Does A W10 Warm Up Include?

     

    “If you spend too much time warming up, you’ll miss the race. If you don’t warm up at all, you may not finish the race”- Grand Heidrich You don’t need me to tell you that warming up before training is a good idea. The quote above, however, is very telling.  Warm ups need to be

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  • "If everything is a priority, then nothing is a priority"

     

      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

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  • The Mental Warm Up

     

    Most athletes recognise the importance of warming up. Even the casual Sunday league footballer will display a show of jogging or touching of toes before kick off in the knowledge that by doing so he will perform better and reduce the risk of injury, to a degree. However, warming up is more than just a

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  • Crawl like a Bear

     

    A lot of the time when people are looking for “fun” or new ways to train they are often stuck thinking of standard linear exercises for a specific number of sets and reps. This is where different variations of crawls can be an excellent way of spicing training up slightly, as well as providing you

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  • Featured in Womens Health & Fitness: "Health Boosters"

     

    In the first of a new series of masterclasses, pro-trainer and owner of W10 Performance gym, Jean-Claude Vacassin reveals the smartest ways to help your health. Exercise means different things to different people: it can help with weight loss, a healthier life or completing a race. Over the next few months, I’ll show you how to tailor

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  • You are your own gym

     

    If you’re looking for an effective way to gain strength, improve cardiovascular fitness or lose weight, then bodyweight training has it all. “Bodyweight is strength training. It is the first step on the journey to physical dominance and when skilled enough, will remain for life” – Andy ‘IronMac’ McKenzie Bodyweight training (using your own bodyweight

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  • Telegraph Feature: "3 ways to boost your endurance training"

     

    Fitness Truths: Endurance training isn't just about putting the miles in - it's about strength, mobility and nutrition. Resistance and functional training may be the current darling of mainstream fitness, but endurance training - and the events that inspire it, are becoming increasingly popular. Even the less-than-super-human amongst us are in training for mud-runs, marathons,

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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