Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a chronic disorder that causes extreme muscle pain and fatigue all over the body. Many people suffering from the condition find they struggle to exercise as much as they would like to, or at all. While the pain and fatigue associated with fibromyalgia may make exercise and daily activities difficult, it is crucial to stay physically active. […]
When it comes to virtues of honesty and integrity, the wider fitness industry has always been down at the bottom of the pile – somewhere between politicians and tabloid journalists. But the advent of social media has driven an explosion in hucksters and ‘snake oil salesmen’ selling the lies and hollow promises dressed up as ‘the next big thing in fitness’. For the […]
The past 12 months of the coronavirus and intermittent lockdowns have been a challenging time for both parents and children, especially with normal routines and patterns of work, learning and play disrupted. This ‘new normal’ has been hard to adjust to for many families. The latest lockdown, coming off the back of a typically over-indulgent Christmas period, is likely to have created the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Even in 2020, menopause is a taboo subject. So why do we avoid talking about it, when we know it can have a profound effect on the mental and physical health of women worldwide?
An overview of what can be done to help control or mitigate the mental and physical health implications at various stages of the menopause.
Stress management, a consistently good night’s sleep and, if necessary, a supplements plan are vital weapons in a woman’s arsenal to gain control of her experience of menopause.
Here are four tips from our U.P. trainer to help you make positive lifestyle and behavioural changes that will last for a lifetime.
This is a very small demo from Dr Hassan Zaid of some of the techniques that he uses at UP Therapy in our Mayfair gym.
After a recent horror story in the news, UP founder Nick Mitchell delves into the ugly truths about juice fasts.
Fitness guru Nick Mitchell brings a very different video, discussing something close to his heart and how he stays sane.
Nick discusses the core importance of simply moving your body, as well as keeping weight training interesting.
Relaxation is hugely important for our day to day life, Nick Mitchell discusses why you need to de-stress now and again
Follow Nick Mitchell through a leg session to see what motivates him through a tough workout..