Christmas is full of joy and celebration for many across the world; however, it can also be very challenging for those already going through difficult times. If you do find yourself feeling low, anxious or stressed during the festive season, remember that you are not alone. Here are some things you can do now to be proactive and support your mental wellbeing. 1. Stay in Touch Never underestimate the positive impact of social connection. We live in a day and […]
Christmas is the time in the year where people relax, eat and drink more, and exercise goes out the window. But there’s one simple way you can stay healthy, maintain your bodyweight and get yourself in the best position to kick in the New Year – and that’s increasing your daily activity levels. Although finding ways to make time for […]
Christmas is a time when many people can find their discipline and consistency with nutrition wane. This can quickly lead to overindulgence with festive food and drink. The problem lies in the “all or nothing” approach, when, in fact, there is no need to say “no” to everything. Instead, the main aim around the festive period should be to enjoy everything in […]
An infectious diseases consultant and former U.P. client writes about the importance of optimising health to protect against the ravages of COVID-19.
Overdoing it in the gym is easily done after an extended break from training. Luckily, it is equally easy to adapt and avoid delayed onset muscle soreness entirely.
Hydration is crucial, but that statement alone gives rise to a whole host of questions – the most common of which are answered right here, with sources for every major claim we make.
These raspberry and white chocolate crisp crepes pack 30g of protein per serve.
Ever experienced DOMs (Delayed On-set Muscle Soreness)? It’s painful and no fun at all so here’s some tips to help.
Maximum performance can mean maximum gains. Here’s how to prep to make turn a good session into a great session
Succulent chicken tenders that melt in your mouth with a crisp, seasoned crumb and lower carbs and fat content
If you want a healthier breakfast or brunch meal, try this guilt- and gluten-free Eggs Benedict.
What does it really take to achieve a jaw-dropping body transformation? What are the secrets that help ordinary clients get extraordinary results at Ultimate Performance? Ten successful UP clients share the one game-changing tip, trick or piece of advice that made the biggest difference and helped them get in the best shape of their […]
Stay healthy and hydrated to get the most out of your workouts through Ramadan with top fitness hacks and advice from U.P. personal trainers.
A tried-and-tested method for preserving strength and volume, and in turn protecting muscle mass throughout Ramadan, created by U.P. personal trainer Tom Hutchinson-Smith.
Consulting the habits of successful weight loss maintainers gives us an understanding of how we can go about maintaining our weight in even the most dire of circumstances.
Do we need heavy weights to build muscle? The COVID-19 lockdown puts traditional weight training out of reach for most, so what can we do to workout effectively at home?
Three books that will help you to develop mentally through the COVID-19 pandemic, giving you guidance in and real world examples of dealing with adversity.
Sleep enables us to function and perform at our absolute best, and experience a greater overall quality of life. Is the same true for naps, or do they do more harm than good?