10 Ways to Fight Depression with Fitness

Depression is no joke, it’s not something you can simply ‘get over’ or ‘snap out of’ and it can happen to the best of us. It can happen to those who seem to have the world at their feet, to those who are successful, outgoing and the ones who, because you’ve seen their Instagram, you always think are ‘having the time of their life’. For some, they have found a way to fight their depression, whether this is through their own …

3 Ways To Get Strong

When was the last time you actually made some progression in the gym? Honestly? When was the last time you increased your weights? Tried a new exercise or mixed up your reps and sets scheme? If you haven’t done any of the above, if you’re finding you’re not getting the results you want…I think it’s time you made some changes. To help you make these changes and see some serious muscle gain, take a look at these three proven, none BS methods for …

Diabetic Jen explains her stunning 12-month transformation with UP

Ultimate Performance is famous around the world for stunning 12-week transformations which see everyday men and women make almost-superhuman changes to their health, fitness and physiques. Each transformation, however, is not just your everyday ‘before and after’. There is always a story and there is always a journey – a journey that photos will never truly do justice and show the challenges each individual goes through. This time we wanted to share one of our most inspirational journeys from Jen, a very inspirational client. …

Fitness Tips – 5 Things to Love About Weight Training

Those dreaded weights, the embarrassment of picking up a weight that’s far too heavy and the beefed up body builders waiting for you to get off the machine are all reasons to put you off from weight training – and rightly so too. I get it and I’ve been there myself, I had no clue what to do when it came to weight training so what did I do? I avoided it like the plague. It doesn’t however, HAVE to be that way. Your …

My 13 Week UP Body Transformation – Dave Gee

Ultimate Performance is not about patting ourselves on the back and telling you how great we all are but we sure as hell are proud of what our clients overcome and achieve. Today, we are celebrating the 13 weeks of hard work, determination and discipline from UP Manchester client, Dave Gee which has led to his incredible transformation. Dave took on the UP challenge and signed up to 13 weeks of personal training with the hope of achieving his dream body but of …

ARE YOU READY TO CHANGE?

ARE YOU READY TO CHANGE? – Compliance & Transformations Readiness to change, compliance and transformations. These all go hand in hand and in order to attain the result you want you need to tick all the boxes! Readiness to change comes at varying degrees, some will want and need to lose significant bodyweight/fat mass and increase lean body mass whereas others may need to make small changes to attain the physique they are after. Regardless, there MUST be willingness and …