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
As London Personal Trainers, our success and satisfaction comes from the transformations we help our clients to achieve. This is less about vanity than in producing a visible increase in health, longevity and confidence. This is the change that I aspire to bring about with every one of my clients. However, there is only so [...]
By Nick Mitchell The following brief nutritional rules to lose fat and build muscle at the same time were written for Men’s Fitness magazine’s feature on Nick’s transformation of Glenn Parker. 15 weeks of hard work can REALLY change your life!! And yes it IS possible to lose fat and build muscle at the same [...]
Is it true that carbohydrates will make me fat or is it a nutritional myth? Yes and no. Well, you didn’t expect a straight answer did you?! All carbohydrates are not created equal (it is a nutritional myth to think otherwise) and if you overdo the bad ones (the simple sugary carbohydrates found in sweets [...]
How many times have you heard that stress makes you fat? More than a few I would suspect. Come to think of it I am sure that I have been guilty of saying this to some of our London personal training clients. However like all sweeping statements it’s not quite true. What actually makes you [...]
I have been told that low carbs is the best diet for fat loss but whenever I consume a few more carbohydrates than normal I feel as though I get gain weight. Why does this happen? Low-carbohydrate diets can sometimes be the best diet for fat loss but they do have a tendency to dehydrate [...]
CORRECT CARBOHYDRATE CHOICES! These are a sample of some of the most common questions our personal trainers are asked concerning nutrition and the correct use of carbohydrates. More in depth answers can be found in members only articles that can accessed by contacting us directly. My sister tells me that carbohydrates make a person fat. [...]
Get the skinny on fats! These are a sample of some of the most common questions our personal trainers are asked concerning nutrition and the correct consumption of fat in the diet. More in depth answers can be had by contacting us directly. I try not to eat any fat because I want to stay [...]
Hi Nick, Now that I am leaving London and heading back to the USA I have a few questions for you. I am determined to keep off all the weight I have lost (editor’s note – over 50lbs! See our new page “fat loss success stories” for the full story, as well as the new [...]
Hi Nick, Quick question, can you recommend a good pre workout drink? Been feeling really tired lately and need an energy boost ….& before you say it I have not been over doing it! I’ve been doing kick boxing as well as martial arts but I find that especially with kick boxing when it comes [...]
How much protein should I consume every day? As ever there is no hard or fast answer to this one. It all depends upon your goals. However, if you are undertaking some form of resistance training programme (as we would advise every healthy adult in the world to perform) then our recommendations could range from [...]