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 …

KEY SUPPLEMENTS TO IMPROVE YOUR DIGESTION!

If you are looking to start on a fat loss programme I would strongly recommend that you use a few key supplements to improve your digestion along side your nutrition plan. A good digestive system will allow better absorption of nutrients and allow everything to get moving a little faster though to your stomach, intestines and bowels. However with so many supplements and brands to choose from it can sometimes be frustrating to get the right ones. Therefore I have …

FISH OIL AND THE FACTS

One of the most important supplements that I include in my clients’ supplementation protocol is a high quality FISH OIL. A good quality fish oil will have high levels of EPA and DHA, many of the cheaper brands contain very low concentrations of these fatty acids and end up costing more per gram of EPA and DHA than more reputable brands. Omega 3 fatty acids are beneficial for a number of reasons, they: BALANCE the ratio of Omega 3 to …

5 WAYS TO BUST THROUGH A PLATEAU!

So… You have been training for a few months now and have seen some good progress in your muscle mass and your body fat % is coming down, however you now feel like you have hit a bit of a plateau. Hitting a plateau can be quite frustrating and can make you not want to continue towards your goal. I am going to give you a few tips on how you can bust through a plateau and continue to make …

TRAINING MUSCLE GROUPS – TRICEPS

Training Muscle Groups Series  – TRICEPS   ANATOMY  The Triceps muscle are made up of three different heads; Long Head, Medial Head and Lateral Head, all of which are responsible for extension of the elbow, and in the case of the Long Head, is also involved as a shoulder extensor due to its biarticular nature. The Lateral head is located on the outer portion of the arm and is quite often the easiest of the triceps heads to develop (most …