Category: in the gym

Sport Magazine feature: Resolution Rules

Expert trainer and owner of W10 Performance gym Jean-Claude Vacassin talks New Year resolutions, and launches his four-week guide to getting back on the fitness wagon. “I’ve been around for enough ‘New Year, New You’ cycles to have a fair idea of what’s working and what isn’t. Overall, I’m pro-January and the new start it offers […]

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KISS

One of the things that always hits home when I hang around with coaches who know their shit is how simple they keep things. There is nothing included in their programmes or presentations that does not need to be there.  And their delivery is simplistic, to the point that it sometimes makes you wonder if […]

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  “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 in older females, there is still a hugely divided opinion about what type, how often and at what intensity is best. Some people will […]

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“When it comes to exercise and nutrition, there are plenty of methods, systems and expert opinions about what, how much and when we should be working out. Some will assert that four times per week for fifteen minutes will do the trick, others will have us believe that what it actually takes is 90 minutes, […]

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With promises of 15-minute fat loss workouts, two-minute routines and adverts for the latest workout trend or craze guaranteed to get you in shape in double-quick time, the world of women’s fitness is a minefield. But how much of this stuff will actually hold up and how do we separate the good from the bad […]

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Right. Here’s the good news. When it comes to training frequency, more is not necessarily better. How many times per week you exercise is dependent on various factors, such as your goals, nutritional status and training history, not to mention practical things such as the time you have available. For non-specific fitness goals where it’s […]

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