Motivation

Is your goal worth the sacrifice?

Do you really understand what it takes to achieve the goals that you want? Most people don’t. And most coaches or fitness gurus don’t discuss the sacrifices or what really goes in to achieving fitness goals. But you need be aware or you will keep failing the same goals that you make over and over again.

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Nobody's Perfect

Stop trying so hard. It's okay to have an off day once in a while. No one is perfect. So many people beat themselves up over missing a workout or eating something that's not deemed healthy. Do you know what? It's OK. The world isn't going to end. You're not going to lose muscle and you're not going to ruin everything else

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Is Optimism A Benefit Or A Hindrance To Success?

Are we “Too optimistic about being optimistic?” A group of people take a test, half are given positive reinforcement immediately before the test and half were given negative reinforcement before the test. Who does better? Social media is flooded with optimism regarding fitness and getting into shape but what does optimism actually do. A group of psychologists performed

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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 good foundation of fitness, the

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Failure is a good thing...no, really!

By Mark Taylor Failure is a word that people use almost exclusively in a negative context. “I failed so I must be rubbish”, “I couldn’t lift that so I’m weak”, “I can’t do that because I failed at it last time”, “I’m not trying that because I might fail at it and look bad”. I hear these comments on a daily

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The W10 Way

For some, walking into a gym for the first time can be a daunting experience. Lots of foreign objects, the odd person grunting and the casual poser in front of the mirror is enough to put anyone off (FYI we don’t have any mirrors in the gym at W10, only in the changing rooms) Have you ever felt like

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What’s the best rep range for toning?

I’ve long lost count of the number of times I’ve been asked the ‘best’ rep range for a certain goal.  “Are light weights, high reps best for toning?’ or “will low reps, heavy weights bulk me up?” etc.  The truth is this that there is no such thing as the best rep range for anything.  It depends on the person

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