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Subway tuna sandwich ‘scandal’ – do you know what’s in your food?

What the fork are you putting into your mouth?   Thanks to a Subway sandwich and some meal-ruining headlines, we were given a timely reminder about the importance of considering the quality and provenance of the food we eat.    If you missed the original New York Times report that went viral and got tongues wagging and stomachs churning […]

The best vegetarian protein sources and where to find them

Whether you are a vegetarian or just simply looking to cut down on your meat intake, we have a wide variety of meat-free protein sources and their benefits for you – it will also keep things interesting for your taste buds too!   Eggs Eggs are an amazing source of nutrition, high in protein, selenium, and omega 3s – there are 6g of protein […]

Are All Calories Equal?

Consuming fewer calories than you burn, that is your ticket to fat loss, right? Although it is true that any calorie from food supplies a set amount of energy, that doesn’t mean we should totally disregard the nutritional quality of the food we are eating and focus solely on calories in vs calories out. ⁣⁣Our […]

Gemma Atkinson: How Carbs Can Help Fight Your Cravings

Everything you thought you knew about carbs is wrong! Carbs are not ‘evil’. Carbs can actually be an integral part of a healthy diet, and help fight your cravings – if you learn how to use them correctly. Ultimate Performance personal trainer Elliott Upton explains to Gemma Atkinson the reason why we get the vast […]

Why Hydration Matters

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.

The Low Carb Diet: Explained

There is a common misconception with low carb dieting, clarification of which will improve your results. It is not zero carb dieting, not by a long shot.

Alcohol: More than Extra Calories

Not only is alcohol calorific, regularly drinking alcohol has been shown to negatively impact fat loss, health, body composition and strength.

Everything You Need to Know about Vitamin D

How many of you know the benefits of vitamin D? Is it just another supplement to waste money on, or is it really worth taking? Presenting our full verdict.

Does Vitamin C “Boost” the Immune System?

Vitamin C is believed to fight off the common cold, and any number of seasonal ailments. This is in spite of there being little evidence supporting its use in reducing symptoms of practically any common illness.

U.P. Food: 3 Ways to Use Chocotrients, U.P.’s Chocolate Superfood

If you find yourself craving a bit of chocolate now and again while trying to adhere to a strict diet, then you need to check this out!

4 Ways to Switch Up Your Protein Shake

U.P. trainer Aroosha sharing a few tips on you can spice up your protein shake.

Nick Mitchell’s 4 Nutrition Commandments

Nick’s 4 ‘Nutrition Commandments’ are central to every transformation diet and leading a fit and healthy lifestyle

How to Quit Caffeine: Everything You Need to Know

Everything you need to know about quitting caffeine and finding caffeine-free alternatives

Do Cheat Meals Work for Fat Loss?

This article looks at the pros and cons of cheat meals and whether they can be used as part of a fat loss diet

What U.P. Trainers Eat for Breakfast

This is what the world’s leading personal trainers eat for breakfast to stay in amazing shape at Ultimate Performance

How to Beat Sugar Cravings: 10 Body Transformation Tips

Clients share the best tips to beat sugar cravings that helped them lose fat and get in incredible shape at UP

The 7 Biggest Health & Diet Myths Busted!

Improving your physique starts with diet and nutrition. But first you need to stop believing these 7 biggest diet myths

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