“Experts”, Broscience and COVID-19
There are no experts on COVID-19, or the virus that causes it. Not yet, anyway. So why are scientists being quoted without evidence to back up their claims?
Are All Lives Equal?
It’s not that it is impossible to put a price on human life, just difficult and contentious. Let’s give it a go, shall we?
A U.P. Trainer’s Supplements Cupboard
A quick glimpse into the supplements cupboard of U.P. personal trainer, Elliott Upton – explaining why he takes each capsule, and when.
Everything You Need to Know about Vitamin D
How many of you know the benefits of vitamin D? Is it just another supplement to waste money on, or is it really worth taking? Presenting our full verdict.
5 Ways to Stay Hydrated During Ramadan
Stay healthy and hydrated to get the most out of your workouts through Ramadan with top fitness hacks and advice from U.P. personal trainers.
The Dangers of High Blood Pressure
The pre-COVID-19 death rate from high blood pressure in the US was around 1,300 people per day. Here, U.P. trainer Joe Halstead investigates the root causes and factors at play.
Men, Women and COVID-19
A recent New Scientist article asked the question “why are men more likely to die from COVID-19?” – a bold question that begs further exploration. So here, Joe Halstead does exactly that.
Obesity and COVID-19
The health complications caused by obesity correlate with the biggest risk factors for novel coronavirus COVID-19, as explained by U.P.’s Joe Halstead.
Saving Muscle Gains through Ramadan
A tried-and-tested method for preserving strength and volume, and in turn protecting muscle mass throughout Ramadan, created by U.P. personal trainer Tom Hutchinson-Smith.
Maintaining Your Physique Through the Lockdown and Beyond
Consulting the habits of successful weight loss maintainers gives us an understanding of how we can go about maintaining our weight in even the most dire of circumstances.
How to Work Out Effectively at Home
Do we need heavy weights to build muscle? The COVID-19 lockdown puts traditional weight training out of reach for most, so what can we do to workout effectively at home?
Recommended Lockdown Reading
Three books that will help you to develop mentally through the COVID-19 pandemic, giving you guidance in and real world examples of dealing with adversity.