Posts Tagged Female fitness

5 tips to get you ski fit for the slopes

Summer’s over and that means that the ski season is just around the corner. You have about 2 months to prepare your body to perform movements you do during only one or two weeks every year. Here are a few tips on how to get ready to perform on the slopes and more importantly remain injury free on your holiday! […]

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Training for overall health

The transition from training for aesthetics to training for overall health…my journey. Since starting as a coach at W10 Performance I have learnt a magnitude of new information surrounding training and nutrition that has ultimately transformed my overall mindset towards it all.  And updating my knowledge with the top influencers in the fitness industry such as Andre Benoit, two time Olympian […]

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Telegraph Feature: 5 reasons you’re not getting results

Check out our feature in the Telegraph: “Five reasons your workout isn’t working” http://fashion.telegraph.co.uk/article/TMG11113796/Fitness-Truths-five-reasons-your-workout-isnt-working.html “Whilst more and more of us are making positive choices around health and fitness, it is probably true to say that many of us are not getting the results that we want from our fitness regime, or the perhaps more accurately, the results that we would […]

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The secret to fitness is strength

It’s no secret that I am a huge advocate of lifting weights and getting stronger. As far as I’m concerned strength training should be the cornerstone of your training programme, regardless of whether you are training for health, fat loss or performance. Why is strength important? I think of strength as your engine, and the greater your strength capacity the […]

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Women’s training – shifting the focus

There is so much conflicting advice for women when it comes to training. You’ve probably read or heard that women should not be afraid of lifting heavy weights in order to reach their goals. In my tried and tested experience, this has proved to be 100% correct. However, how do we rationalise this advice when in the majority of cases, […]

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Training tips for women

We were recently asked to write an article for an online fitness magazine titled ‘Training Tips Women Should Steal From Men’. Here’s a summary of the five we picked: Get strong Women, like men, should focus on strength training.  Strength training doesn’t equal ‘bulk’, it equals stronger.  Strength is the foundation of all other physical qualities so no matter your […]

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‘Hottest Body Changing Bootcamp’

Quick mention for our W10 Jeans Challenge in the Telegraph’s ‘Hottest body changing bootcamps’ feature: “If it is visible transformations you are after then sign up to the W10 Performance Jeans Challenge. Guaranteed to drop a jean size (or they will give you your money back), the eight week intensive course involves personal training and a personal eating plan from […]

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W10 Celebrity Plug

Check out our mention in today’s press on how we’ve helped Ashley Roberts get into shape for her shoot. “But how oh how does she get her body looking quite so perfect, we hear you cry/whimper. Well, Ashley is a former Doll – and they weren’t exactly known for being flabby – but recently she revealed on Twitter that she’s […]

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Weekly reads October 2012-2

Here’s a handful of randomly selected reads that we have come across in the last week or so.  Enjoy.  Thought provoking article about the ‘Biggest Loser’ concept http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/25/business/media/25loser.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1&  The impact of breathing on training and movement http://robertsontrainingsystems.com/blog/the-breath-stress-relationship/  Is diary healthy? (Part 1) http://www.ericcressey.com/is-dairy-healthy-the-whole-story-part-1  A guide to (modified) Paleo eating http://keegansh.com/2012/04/08/paleo-basics-food-list-and-problem-solving/  Impact of root canals on overall health http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/10/02/dr-huggins-discusses-root-canals.aspx Great blog […]

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