When social occasions come up, trying to stick to your diet plan can be a worry – especially if you are not prepared. While sometimes it seems like the easiest option just to avoid it, spending time with friends and family and friends is important/ With a little forward planning, you will soon feel at […]
Sticking to a training and nutrition program can come with various obstacles and challenges. One of the trickiest to negotiate can be dealing with “food pushers”. If you have a specific health and fitness goal, it can be hard to say “no” to colleagues who bring biscuits to the office, family who bake for you, […]
While not everyone is comfortable going into great detail about their bathroom habits and regulation, tools such as the Bristol Stool Chart can be a useful benchmark to help you identify any problems with your gut and digestion. The Bristol Stool Chart describes the typical composition of different types of stool, based on colour and consistency to identify if your faecal matter is normal […]
One of the key components to achieving a successful body transformation is to remove as many of your limiting factors as possible. These are the obstacles that may come up which could knock you off course. If you can create a clear and easy path to the end goal, you are far less likely to have trouble getting there. For some of you reading […]
Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common hormonal problems faced by women Up to 10% of women are believed to have the condition which can cause irregular periods, weight gain, excessive hair growth, insulin resistance, and is associated with increased risk of diabetes and high cholesterol later in life. But there are some simple strategies with diet and exercise that […]
U.P. trainer Elliott Upton’s hatred of food prep sent him on a quest to find easy and stress-free ways of getting it done. Here’s what he has learned.
As lockdown measures are in full force, our activity levels have plummeted. We need to adjust our diets accordingly, but how? How can we stay on on track with our fitness goals through the COVID-19 pandemic?
What and how much we eat has always played a critical role in our health and wellbeing. Our immune system in particular reaps the benefits of a balanced diet, reducing your risk of contracting illness at any time of year.
To support you on your body transformation journey, we have a few simple food swaps that can help you stop eating high-calorie foods and swap them for healthy, balanced alternatives.
Want to know how to drink more water? Here are a few things you can try to get into the healthy habit of drinking more water every day.
When money is tight, eating well can seem like less of a priority – but it doesn’t have to be that way! These five tips to help you eat a healthy diet and save money on your weekly shopping.
By using the palm of your hand, you can determine meal portions without the need to use a scale. Click inside to find out how.
Sugar cravings are common. Many of us crave sugar and feel an urge to eat something sweet now and then. To help you fight your sugar cravings, here are some helpful tips from our U.P. trainer.
#Instafit – The Most Instagrammed Workouts, Exercises & Muscles Fitness is insanely popular on Instagram, and it’s easy to see why. It’s a great platform to feel inspired by other people’s fitness journeys, see what is possible, and share your own progress. The fitness community is a valuable part of a healthy lifestyle, as being […]