Weights

Cardio Vs Weights: The big debate

Week 3 Feature in Sport Magazine. Expert trainer and owner of W10 Performance gym Jean-Claude Vacassin on an age-old debate in fitness. Plus, part three of his four-week back to fitness guide. I f there’s one discussion in fitness that’s guaranteed to get people hot under the collar, it’s the cardio-versus-weights training debate. Some believe the

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Gym Jones Advanced Seminar

Pre seminar FYF/Saturday at Dan Johns  After getting in late Thursday evening, we were feeling a little drained on Friday morning, but a trip to FYF awaited, and the excitement of finally walking through the door at Gym Jones kept the jet lag at bay. If I didn’t feel the jet lag before FYF, I certainly did afterwards!

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Shift more tin with 3 simple steps

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.

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Strong is for everyone - feature in Absolutely Notting Hill magazine

Why more of us are heading straight to the weights Resistance training is a hot topic at the moment, particularly for women. Whilst most of us will probably agree that some form of resistance training is beneficial, perhaps even essential, there is still a hugely divided opinion about what type, how often and at what intensity is best. Some people

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Featured in Womens Health & Fitness: "The best ways to train for fat loss"

COMBINE WEIGHTS AND CARDIO Once you have a good postural base (no injuries or specific weaknesses) metabolic resistance training (think circuit training with higher reps and less rest between different moves) is a hugely effective way to drop body fat. This combination of strength and cardio training works wonders if you want the best results in the shortest time. Just make sure you learn the correct technique before you speed things up

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Understanding complexes

Now complexes, a series of exercises done back to back without resting, are nothing new, they have been around for some time. If you want some examples, a simple Google search will provide access to hundreds, but understanding why and how to use them to fit your goal can make all the difference. You can adapt pretty much any complex

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How much do you bench press?

“How much do you bench” is one of the most commonly asked questions amongst males in any typical gym. This is probably because every guy wants that alpha male chest and bench press is the “best” way to get a bigger chest, right? Not necessarily. What is the best pressing exercise, then? Bench pressing with a barbell is not the

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