COVID-19 Update: The health and safety of our clients and staff is our top priority. Read our full update here.

Enquire now

The Myth of Fat Turning to Muscle

The Myth of Fat-Loss Foods

The Health Risks of Being Overweight: Nick Mitchell and Cath Tyldesley Q&A

When it comes to your health, you can never be too careful. Many things contribute to a balanced, healthy lifestyle, such as nutritious food, quality sleep and regular exercise. For a lot of people, a lack of time, other health issues and various lifestyle factors can mean that their fitness levels can suffer. In the […]

Do Our Genes Make Us Fat?

This topic came up again in a recent article published by the BBC about a population of people who are apparently ‘hard-wired’ to store fat.   The idea might be an alluring one for some, but there is more complexity to it than simply blaming the genes we inherited from our parents.   The BBC […]

Weight loss obstacles: Is breaking bad habits the key to weight loss?

How, what, when and why we eat is largely dictated by our environment in response to particular triggers. Given that most of our behaviour is habit-based, the obstacles we often face when it comes to weight loss goals are always linked to our habits.  What are the most common obstacles to weight loss?   1. Emotional Habits are […]

If The Word ‘Obesity’ Hurts Your Feelings, You Have Two Choices

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ultimate Performance (@upfitnesslive) Just no. Words do not hurt your body. Your bad habits and decisions hurt your body. Being classified as “obese” might hurt your feelings, but you should see this alleged negative as a positive. You need a kick up the backside to change […]

How to Get Rid of Stubborn Body Fat

Want to know the truth about “stubborn fat”? It’s not really stubborn fat at all,  you just haven’t committed to the right approach for long enough to get rid of it.  I have heard many clients talk about it over the years, and the exchange often goes a little like this…  Client: “I just want […]

Fat Loss vs. Water Weight

To claim that a decrease in lean body mass, and an increase in muscle mass cannot coincide is to misunderstand the nature of what lean body mass includes. Joe Halstead explains further.

Steady State vs. HIIT Cardio

An objective review of the various merits of both steady state cardio and high intensity internal training. How can we make use of both for maximum impact?

The Truth About Eating Fruit for Weight Loss

Is fruit bad for weight loss? Here we dispel all myths and deliver you a complete guide to eating fruit on a diet.

The Most Effective Fat Loss Method You’re Probably Not Using

Fat loss isn’t just about the hour in the gym – it’s about how active you are for the other 23 hours in a day.

5 Fat Loss Workouts Better Than Cardio

If you’re trying to burn fat jogging on a treadmill, you’re wasting your time. Try these 5 fat loss methods instead

3 Simplest Fat Loss Mistakes You’re (Probably) Making

These 3 simple fat loss mistakes could be holding you back from getting a lean, shredded body

4 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Why am I not losing weight is a question we hear so much at Ultimate Performance – Here are 4 reasons why.

7 Fat Loss Myths Everyone Needs to Know About

If your goal is to optimise your fat burning and get lean, there are 7 fat loss myths you need to stop

Low-Carb Bootcamp: How & Why You Should Do It

Find out why we think the low carb bootcamp works so well, and why you should try it in order to see great results.

Privacy Overview
Strictly Necessary Cookies

Privacy Overview

This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Strictly necessary cookies should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings and for basic functioning of the website.