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.
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?
What Happens When You Stop Exercising
The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry, or so they say. No matter how much we might want to exercise, sometimes work commitments, family complications or any number of factors get in the way. Right now, we are in the middle…
German Volume Training (GVT): Nuts & Bolts
A follow up video on German Volume Training(GVT) discussing the basics and how best to implement this into training.
Guide To Building The Ultimate Back
When building your ideal physique there’s one area that’s too often forgotten in favour of our beloved ‘mirror muscles’…that’s the back. If your back development is lagging, your physique will appear incomplete. Looking at the entire body as a whole, it’s also the one body…
How I Train During Ramadan: U.P. Trainer Umar
U.P. trainer Umar explains how he trains during Ramadan, while maintaining his progress and muscle building efforts
How To: Split Squat [Step-By-Step Guide]
A step-by-step guide to mastering the split squat – how to set up, how to perform the exercise and top trainer tips.
The Ultimate Abs Training Guide
Everything you need to know on abdominals training to get the ultimate six-pack abs
How To: Barbell Back Squat (Step-By-Step Guide)
The Ultimate Guide to The Barbell Back Squat including how to set up, movement mechanics and trainer tips
Top 5 Bad Glute Exercises and What to do Instead
Here are 5 glute training exercises that you should avoid and what to do at the gym instead
7 Best Strongman Moves for Fat Loss and Conditioning
Here are 7 modified strongman exercises to help boost your performance, your fitness and your fat loss goals
12 Training Tips Every Weight Lifter Over 40 Can Use
The best 11 tips for anyone weight training for fat loss, muscle building or strength over the age of 40