Why Hydration Matters
Hydration is crucial, but that statement alone gives rise to a whole host of questions – the most common of which are answered right here, with sources for every major claim we make.
What’s Your Secret?
I’ve been asked “what’s your secret?” in fitness countless times. For every ask, there is disappointed face when my answer isn’t what they wanted to hear.
Beating COVID-19 Over the Counter
A recent study has shown that a simple combination of readily available vitamin-based supplements can significantly reduce the risk of hospitalisation for COVID-19 symptoms.
The Importance of “Me Time”
When we take time for ourselves, we end up happier, healthier and feeling better. So why do we feel so guilty taking “me time”?
The Cure for COVID-19
The cure for COVID-19 is right in front of our noses, and always has been. It is a cure that is simple, free, and available to anyone right away. The majority of people won’t like it, though.
Comorbidities Are the Real COVID-19 Risks
“Almost nobody is dying of COVID-19. They are dying of comorbidities. COVID-19 just makes the process more sudden”. True or false? Joe Halstead digs in to find out.
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.
Are Men More Likely to Die from 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.