Month: February 2014

 It’s the beginning of the year and we’re getting a host of nutrition related questions, so over the next few weeks we’re going to share some nutritional guidelines that everyone can use to support their training and help them get the most out of their time spent in the gym. 1. Do the basics Nutrition […]

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This month our gym is featured online in the Huffington Post. Check out the full article at: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/jeanclaude-vacassin/     Jean-Claude Vacassin is one of the UK’s most sought after personal trainers and owner of West London personal training gym W10 Performance. A consultant for numerous athletes, sports brands and film companies, his industry experience spans […]

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Some people will insist that it starts and ends with calories.  Eat too much and move too little you’ll gain weight; it’s the basic energy in vs. energy out equation.  And it’s true.  But I don’t think we should view it solely this way. I rarely suggest that people count calories at the outset. I […]

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If organic means produced and prepared ‘naturally’, I’m all for it.  Intuitively it makes sense to me that food eaten in season, that is organically grown or reared, by local producers, is going to be better for us, better for the animals involved and better for the environment. The problem is that it’s not that […]

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Opinion is hugely divided when it comes to supplements. People in some quarters will tell you that they’re a waste of time and money and you can get all that you need by eating a varied diet.  Others would have you believe that a life without supplements is destined to be a sub-par one. So […]

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We’ve all heard the phrase ‘the scales don’t tell you the truth, they lie’.  It’s actually not true.  The scales don’t lie, that number you that can see between your feet is accurate.  It’s true of the BMI index also, that doesn’t lie either, the number you are given is accurate, assuming that you got […]

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People spend far too much time fretting about which particular diet is best, which training programme to follow and some of the minor details, such as ‘are bananas bad for me?’. This all matters to a degree but the reality is that for most people these details are an unnecessary distraction.  The outcome of your […]

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Some people will insist that it starts and ends with calories.  Eat too much and move too little you’ll gain weight, it’s the basic energy in vs. energy out equation.  And it’s true.  But I don’t think we should view it solely this way. I rarely suggest that people count calories at the outset. I […]

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