Alcohol: More than Extra Calories
Not only is alcohol calorific, regularly drinking alcohol has been shown to negatively impact fat loss, health, body composition and strength.
“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?
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.
Are Naps Good for You?
Sleep enables us to function and perform at our absolute best, and experience a greater overall quality of life. Is the same true for naps, or do they do more harm than good?
Diet Adjustments During the Lockdown
As lockdown measures are in full force, our activity levels have plummeted. We need to adjust our diets accordingly, but how? How can we stay on on track with our fitness goals through the COVID-19 pandemic?
Meditation and Mindfulness for Resilience
Through meditation we achieve a separation of ourselves from our feelings, and as such, we become resilience – capable of overcoming obstacles and recovering quickly from adversity.
Common Immunity Myths: Busted
Setting the record straight on common immunity myths once and for all, giving the definitive verdict on which myths there is truth to, and which deserve to be forgotten.
Best Supplements for Lockdown Dieting
While balanced diets are typically enough to provide the nutrients we need day to day, in lockdown situations, we can’t shop as normal – so supplements can be invaluable in plugging that gap.