The secret to your success is your own hard work and focus. My goal is to give you the tools to accelerate that success. I am not here to make it easy, but I am here to make it possible.

Nick Mitchell

Why so much “nutritional science” is garbage and misses the point of what happens in real life

Why so much "nutritional science" is garbage and misses the point of what happens in real life.  The following quote is taken from an article on a recent study: "Morning is the best time to consume sweets because that's when the body's metabolism is most active - and we have the rest of the day to Read more . . .
Not Your Average Fitness Job!

Not Your Average Fitness Job!

Not Your Average Fitness Job! UP is hiring for a unique job in the fitness / personal training industry. As cliched as it sounds only top flight candidates should apply. The Role: to work at the right hand of UP Founder Nick Mitchell to help deliver and execute the marketing strategy and campaigns Read more . . .
Attention Personal Trainers!

Attention Personal Trainers!

Attention Personal Trainers! The teaching trend seen lately of overcomplicating training in order to sound smart is very often done at the expense of results. Program design and exercise selection are all things that require thought, precision and education, but disappearing up your own bottom Read more . . .

Challenge the way that you think! Our new London seminar.

Every once in a while you meet someone who challenges the way that you think. You may not agree with everything that this person tells you, and that’s no bad thing. After all how boring would life be if there was no such thing as debate? Provoking thoughts and creative discussion is far more Read more . . .
Dropping Social Media!

Dropping Social Media!

Yesterday I sent a quick message out to my email subscribers and the reaction it generated has genuinely shocked me. In a good way. (You can subscribe too if you follow this link.   I've started to send out emails regularly and so far haven't tried to sell a single thing (I am sure that can't Read more . . .
How To Make Progress In The Gym?  Pt 1

How To Make Progress In The Gym? Pt 1

How To Make Progress In The Gym?  I don't believe that you haven't asked this question to yourself more times than you care to remember. Everyone of you reading this blog must at one time or another have been hooked on the positive feedback of seeing your gym performance improve. Remember the Read more . . .
Things That I Have Learned

Things That I Have Learned

I’ve just completed three very hectic weeks of travel, family commitments, and amazing holiday time with my kids. Today’s the last day (no doubt I’ll get round to publishing this a little bit later once I am back in the swing of things), but as I ponder this longest break of the last 7 years sat Read more . . .
Changes or Resolutions?

Changes or Resolutions?

The person whose mind doesn't turn to making some sterling resolutions at this time of year is either as fulfilled as Buddha or as lazy as this fine gentleman pictured below: For the rest of us, New Year’s resolutions can be a fine opportunity for making a much needed change. A lot of fitness Read more . . .