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

Christmas Diet Tips

Christmas Diet Tips

I’m not really all that sure of how to pitch a blog about “the best thing to do at Christmas”, and focusing on "Christmas Diet Tips" isn't really what I think the festive season should be all about. The old me would have given you some tips to mitigate the damage of overindulging, so at the Read more . . .
Make Time To Sleep!

Make Time To Sleep!

The number one thing you can do to manage your stress? GET ENOUGH SLEEP. It is not a luxury, it is a necessity. Studies have shown that there is a link between the declining levels of sleep in the western world and stress related illness.  Even one could make a cause for lack of sleep and Read more . . .
Fitness Marketing Bullsh*t

Fitness Marketing Bullsh*t

Fitness Marketing Bullsh*t!! If you organise a business focused conference and you have to cancel it because you can't get enough "business", doesn't that suggest you have no bl**dy right trying to take people's money for something like this in the first place?! All of you PTs should beware of the Read more . . .
Nonsensical Rubbish in the Fitness Industry!

Nonsensical Rubbish in the Fitness Industry!

Once upon a time, in a land far away, we all lived in a place called "the naive tree" where we thought everything that came out on the internet was useful and would advance our understanding further than ever before.  As we matured and became wise to the big bad world around us we modified that Read more . . .
Drink & Be Merry, or Train & Be A Lean, Mean Fighting Machine

Drink & Be Merry, or Train & Be A Lean, Mean Fighting Machine

Christmas is around the corner and we always take our foot off the gas and enjoy a well deserved break. Are you going to see me all up in arms over this?  Not a chance.  I am as far from the Health Nazi fitness stereotype as you will ever find.  I think life is for living. Does this mean I think Read more . . .
Hypertrophy Days at UP Are Back!!

Hypertrophy Days at UP Are Back!!

The hugely successful UP Hypertrophy Days are back! On Sunday July 20th and Sunday August 17th you have the opportunity to come to learn from Senior UP Personal Trainers some of the tricks, tips and techniques that have helped to make UP what is arguably the most successful personal training business Read more . . .
German Volume Training (GVT)

German Volume Training (GVT)

Five Tips To Make Charles Poliquin's German Volume Training (GVT) More Effective & Practical The German Volume Training (GVT) principle of 10 sets of 10 reps of one particular exercise was popularised by Strength Coach Charles Poliquin many years ago.  Since that time it has been bastardised Read more . . .
The ULTIMATE Supplement Stack Guide!

The ULTIMATE Supplement Stack Guide!

The DEFINITIVE  guide to supplement stacks from the most trusted name in supplement reviewing. If you use supplements then I'm not so sure you can afford to miss this! As most of you who know me will be aware I very rarely endorse anything that doesn’t come directly from UP.  The Read more . . .