I Lifted Weights and I Didn’t Die!: Sandra’s Journey Week 1

What was I scared about? I’d built it up in my head as this massive thing starting a transformation journey at Ultimate Performance I’d never really been into lifting weights before so I thought I was going to get beasted into oblivion from Day 1. It turns out I couldn’t have been more wrong. The training itself, and I didn’t want to say this, was actually quite easy – certainly compared to Group Training where you’re busting a gut to out-compete other …

Why I’m Training To Be A Real Supermum: Sandra’s Journey

Sandra feels ‘middle-aged and tired’ but is doing a transformation to push herself to get fit again after two children

Sam explains how she is still in incredible shape months after her 12-week transformation

Ultimate Performance always delivers exceptional results for our clients.  But what happens next? What happens after those famous UP ‘before’ and ‘after’ images are taken? Can these incredible results be sustained when ‘normal’ life resumes? Is there even such thing as ‘normal life’ again after going through a UP transformation? It seems not. Clients who come to UP develop life-long knowledge and skills that enabled them to master their own health, fitness and physique along with a passion and drive …

How I Keep Myself in Excellent Shape Over Christmas and New Year

With just days to Christmas, things are starting to slow down and allow you to get into the festive spirit. Hopefully you can de-stress and reflect on the year that has passed, as well as spend some valuable time with friends and family. As always this time of the year, I will return to the motherland, Sweden, for some much-needed rest and spend some serious quality time with the people I love the most. Christmas is probably the trickiest season to …

How to Fight Christmas Cravings and Win: Nick Mitchell

How To Fight Cravings! Christmas is coming, and the goose isn’t necessarily the only thing that’s getting fat. We are beset with temptations and indulgences on all sides, be it the office party, festive drinks with friends, or family blow outs. For anybody seeking to maintain or get in shape, this can be an incredibly challenging time of the year and one where any craving can be far too readily indulged. Whenever I encounter the need to fight cravings I always take …

Christmas: Celebrating a year of exceptional results at UP

I am writing today with the annual UP UK Christmas Party fresh in my memory. In my imagination, if not reality, it was “Wolf of Wall Street” meets “Pumping Iron” so let’s say no more than that about the actual event. However, what really resonates with me is that it’s also one of the key times in the year when we get to celebrate the industry leading achievements of our team. As UP expands and we grow both organically and …