A little under five years ago I opened our City of London personal training gym and set out into the great unknown. Right from the offset, albeit secretly and only to myself because I realized how presumptuous and cocky it sounded, that gym was known as “the first gym”. I knew that I wanted to Read more . . .
I feel like an unfaithful husband. I have sorely neglected this, my long beloved blog, in favour of tarting it about on YouTube with self indulgent videos of my persona rants and "revelations". To be fair the feedback has been humbling but it's time to write a little bit more on here again. One Read more . . .
I have long resisted the lure of YouTube. I don't really watch much TV (these days I don't watch anything other than the odd itunes movie), I have no desire to be "famous" on social media, and I really do not like listening / watching myself back on camera. We played around the edges with a personal Read more . . .
Diet vs Exercise! Which is the most important to keep changing to get 12 week (36 session) results like these for a middle aged (41 years old) PT client... 90% of you have got it all wrong! You think that nutrition is more complicated than training and are prone to obsess over every new diet book. Some Read more . . .
The subject of sleep and weight loss is an absolutely crucial factor in any so-called health regime. Sleep is one of the key non negotiables to optimal health, performance, and physical potential. Getting the right amount of sleep is an imperative for a healthy hormonal system and whilst many of Read more . . .
Don't believe the 5 2 Diet hype! Did you know that sales of comfort food in the UK are through the roof compared to the same time last year? The reason why? Marketing experts say it is due to the popularity of the 5:2 diet. Or "pile of sh*te diet" as we call it at UP. Listen up people, Read more . . .
The UP Back Hypertrophy Training Camp – 23rd January 2014 at UP Mayfair London. You may have read the testimonials, seen the photographs, or even been brave enough to watch the videos of our previous sell out one-day Hypertrophy Camps. Now it’s turn to hit your back muscles from every angle, Read more . . .
The Correct Weight Training For Females Can Get You a Body Like This Ladies - listen up!! How many times do we have to tell you that correct weight training does not make you "bulky"?! Using weights / resistance in the gym is just a tool to help us achieve a specific goal and very much like Read more . . .