Nick Mitchell was recommended to me by Men's Health magazine as the best personal trainer in the UK to get me cover model ready, and after only 5 minutes with him I understood why. He is a fantastic person to help get anyone into the best shape of their lives and his knowledge of the human body blows me away!
I rely on UP ahead of big photo shoots to always help me be in the kind of physical shape that the clients demand. In my industry we must always be as close to perfection as possible and no one understands the way to fine tune a woman’s body like them!
Zoe Duchesne, Victoria’s Secrets model
Nick Mitchell is the best personal trainer that Europe has to offer. His depth of experience keeps him at the forefront of the industry and I have no hesitation in referring anyone visiting the UK to be trained under his watchful experienced eye.
Charles Poliquin, Strength Coach of Olympic medalists and athletes from the NHL and NFL
The fact that my forty-year old frame graced the cover of Men’s Health is down to Nick Mitchell's encyclopaedic knowledge and no-nonsense training techniques. He’s the go-to guy if you want results.
Wesley Doyle, Fitness Editor - Men's Health UK
Training with Nick was great fun and very rewarding. His enthusiasm and passion inspire me and I cannot recommend him highly enough.
Misha Farska, Leading Fashion Model
On my trips to London I have found Sav and the Ultimate Performance team to be the only guys in Europe who can give me what I need – a great place to train, fantastic cutting edge advice, and an insight into competitive sports that only comes from years of coaching experience at the highest level.
Ronnie Coleman, 8 Time Mr Olympia
World Class personal training guaranteed to get unparalleled results
Ben Price, Leading Man (Coronation Street, Footballers Wives)
In my assault to reach the British Heavyweight boxing title and beyond there is only man I could turn to give me the extra strength, speed and conditioning necessary to step up to the big league. Nick’s coaching is scientific, extremely challenging, and the results speak for themselves!
Larry “The War Machine” Olubamiwo, Top British Heavyweight Boxer
"I was recommended I look up Nick Mitchell before arriving in the UK from Australia. His knowledge is second to none and is proving extremely useful in getting through another demanding Super League season."
Craig Fitzgibbon, Australian National Rugby League Team
It is thanks to Nick Mitchell’s expertise, understanding and patience, that I am healthier, fitter and leaner than I was 10 years ago. He taught me that it’s not enough to love the body we’re in but to respect it too.
Sassy Wilde, Producer & TV Presenter
I have worked with Kosta for many years and the best compliment I can pay to him is that at the end of our professional partnership we became friends. He is constantly challenging me with through new ideas, care and excellent interpersonal skills.
Christian Lattanzio, England National Football Team / Manchester City Football Club Technical Coordinator
Nick Mitchell is a pleasure to work with. Not only is he full of knowledge but he puts it over in a way that is understandable and practical for everyday people. He obviously has a real passion for everything muscle and fitness and his training methods and the gym atmosphere portrays this.
Men’s Fitness UK
Thanks to Ultimate Performance my filming of the BBC TV show "Hustle" went incredibly well and the producers were overjoyed with the outcome
Chook Sibtain, Actor
Anyone who trains at Ultimate Performance can be assured of some proper training, which requires effort to reach their goals and not fobbed off with a watered down session and a gossip as with every other personal training gym I have seen!!!
Dave “Bulldog” Beattie, World Powerlifting Champion, Trainer of Strongest Man in the World.
I am extremely lucky to of had such a wonderful and respected teacher as Kostas Stavrev to help with all my physical requirements. He is a fantastic source of encouragement; is intelligent, detailed and motivating and I continually seek his advice and expertise on all athletic issues.
Perry Suckling, Tottenham Hotspur Goalkeeping Coach
By Nick Mitchell A Measure of Manliness In this, our final article on the principles and practices behind BioSignature Modulation analysis we will examine what actually makes a man “manly”, and how those of you who like to squat to pee can actually turn yourselves back into the misogynistic Neanderthal our DNA dictates we should [...]
By Nick Mitchell Part Four of our series of BioSignature Modulation articles written for the 5 million readers of AskMen.com. This time we look at what creates that most unslightly area of localised fat for men – man boobs. Man Boobs – ditch the training bra! Previous articles in this personal training series have dealt [...]
By Nick Mitchell This is the third part of our serialised articles on BioSignature Modulation that appear in the online men’s magazine AskMen.com. A Fat Belly? Get leaner by doing less We all have areas on our body that seem to hold onto fat no matter what we do. Many of you will have well [...]
By Nick Mitchell The following is an article from my fortnightly contribution on all matters pertaining to Personal Training in the largest online men’s magazine in the world, AskMen.com. On there 5 million lucky readers get to see my words, I suspect that there are a slightly smaller number on UPFitness.co.uk. But here, you are [...]
By Nick Mitchell The following is the first in a series of articles published in AskMen.com where I discuss Biosignature Modulation, and what you body fat says about your health and your hormones. What your body fat says about you and how you can change that message Debunking myths is always a fun thing. Everyone [...]
By Charles Poliquin Spot reduction is a myth, right? Sure, there are endless articles in fitness magazines about how to target and tone specific muscles, but no personal trainer worth his certification will promise he can help you take off fat from specific areas. Reduce your body fat by three percent, no problem. But get [...]
Gut Health & Your Immune System Do you like to waste money? Do you like to waste time? If you don’t make the change permanent you will NOT change and stay the same. We know that this isn’t an option for many reasons. You are wasting your time! That is right, I said it you [...]
I often tell people that the effective use of Charles Poliquin’s BioSignature Modulation theories and protocols is one of the secrets of my success in achieving some of the incredible body transformations we achieve at Ultimate Performance. However, there is always a potential pitfall when making such sweeping comments and as Charles himself likes to [...]