This is going to be the first in a series of quick tips on the blog because I realize that a lot of people need reminders and pointers even on subjects that we have covered in the past, and these must perforce be “quick tips” as our new Hong Kong personal training gym has just opened and we are also Read more . . .
Raw potential and talent will always help, but it will only ever get you so far. At UP Hong Kong we aim to help every client, whatever their goal, to fulfill their full potential. We don’t do this by being “jack of all trades” rather we have specialists in a range of disciplines and with an Read more . . .
Paleo Evolved One of the most loved and most misunderstood concepts within the world of nutrition is that of the “Paleo Diet”. The majority of the general population will not have even heard of the term “Paleo”, yet others will claim to be “Strict Paleo” or follow “Paleo plus dairy” Read more . . .
Here are a few quick tips on the much discussed concept of "eating for fat loss". I personally get very frustrated with the plethora of “eating for fat loss” questions that our personal training page is inundated with on an almost daily basis. The confusion that has been sown by various disparate, Read more . . .
Results are everything in personal training. If results do not matter then you may as well go exercising in the park with your friend / neighbour and break a little sweat and have a laugh. So whilst there is a role for the personal trainer as “entertrainer” (because anything that helps to get the Read more . . .
The merits of keeping nutritional advice simple, even when dealing with arguably complicated hot potatoes like carb back-loading, are massively underestimated. We seem to live in an internet dominated world where so-called "nutritional consultants" spout vitriol and bile at anything they disagree with, Read more . . .
Opening UP Hong Kong is of course a tremendously exciting venture, we're not exactly a multi-national conglomerate so it means getting my own hands dirty and really getting stuck into a wildly different culture and community. Yet the most rewarding aspect of expanding UP neither comes from public praise Read more . . .
I know, a bit of a bold title this one - a sneak peak before personal training in Hong Kong changes forever!". I'm not really quite so bigheaded and I just wanted a catchy title. However, in my defence, with hindsight it would appear that UP City and UP Mayfair have contributed to a change in the Read more . . .