The World’s Leading Personal Trainers, Since 2009.
Ultimate Performance was founded in 2009 by Nick Mitchell, widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost personal trainers and body composition experts.
The business was born from Nick’s vision to create a place where people knew they could train and get the results they wanted, and not the ineffectual ‘fitness fluff’ that pervaded the U.K. personal training industry at that time.
Since then, Ultimate Performance has changed the face of the industry and rapidly expanded to become the world’s only truly global personal training business.
Now Ultimate Performance has an elite team of trainers operating in our private personal training gyms across four continents of the globe, helping thousands of clients achieve life-changing results.
The following timeline outlines the Ultimate Performance company history as we continue our expansion across North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Australasia.
Ultimate Performance London Paddington
Our seventh London gym, Ultimate Performance Paddington brings results-focused personal training to a new area of the city.
Ultimate Performance London Chelsea
Our sixth gym in London launches with our 5,000 ft² U.P. Chelsea facility on Fulham Road.
Ultimate Performance Washington DC
Our second gym in Washington DC launches with the 4,400 ft² DC Metro Center facility.
Ultimate Performance Canary Wharf
Ultimate Performance Canary Wharf becomes our fifth gym in London on the exclusive Wood Wharf development.
Ultimate Performance Bethesda
Our 16,000 ft² Bethesda gym opens its doors in the city’s historic post office building on Wisconsin Avenue.
Ultimate Performance Dubai Marina
Ultimate Performance Dubai Marina becomes the second gym in the city and continues our investment in the Middle East.
Ultimate Performance St Paul’s
We launch a fourth gym in London – Ultimate Performance St Paul’s gym – which follows the success of our London City, Mayfair, and Kensington gyms in the capital.
Ultimate Performance West Hollywood
We open our second Los Angeles gym on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood two years after launching our successful flagship Brentwood facility.
Ultimate Performance Liverpool
Ultimate Performance brings world-class personal training to Merseyside with the launch of Ultimate Performance Liverpool gym – our fourth gym in the North of England.
Ultimate Performance Washington D.C.
We launch Ultimate Performance Washington D.C. Du Pont gym, which marks the opening of our second U.S. gym and further expansion into North America.
Ultimate Performance Mumbai
The opening of our first gym in India, Ultimate Performance Mumbai, extends our expertise in fitness and personal training to the subcontinent.
Ultimate Performance Leeds
We open the doors on a brand new 3,000 ft² personal training gym in the city of Leeds.
Ultimate Performance Cheshire
Ultimate Performance Cheshire opens its doors on a new 2,500 ft² facility based in Alderley Edge, Cheshire – the company’s first gym outside a major metropolitan centre.
Ultimate Performance Los Angeles
We open Ultimate Performance Los Angeles – a landmark gym in Brentwood and our first location in the USA – in a newly-built gym on Wilshire Boulevard in L.A., California.
Ultimate Performance Singapore
An all-new 9,000 ft² premises doubles the size and capacity of Ultimate Performance Singapore, cementing the gym’s pre-eminence in the region.
Ultimate Performance London Kensington
Ultimate Performance London Kensington opens its doors to clients across Notting Hill, Kensington, Chelsea, Belgravia, Holland Park and Knightsbridge.
Ultimate Performance Amsterdam
Ultimate Performance takes over Evolve Amsterdam in the Jordaan district, turning it into Ultimate Performance Amsterdam gym by introducing €250,000 of additional equipment and injecting the all-important Ultimate Performance culture of excellence.
Ultimate Performance Dubai
We open Ultimate Performance Dubai gym, a state-of-the-art personal training facility based in the Emirates Financial Tower in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
Ultimate Performance Sydney
Ultimate Performance Sydney gym takes over an existing fitness institute in Sydney CBD, breathing new life into the location by adding 2,000 m² to its footprint and building new changing rooms and shower rooms before replacing equipment across the board.
Ultimate Performance Manchester
We branch out our U.K. services into northern England as Ultimate Performance Manchester gym opens in a temporary space at Old Granada studios, with plans to relocate to the centre of Spinningfields soon after.
In April 2016, Ultimate Performance Manchester upgrades to a new 3,700 ft² location within the high-end XYZ Building in the city’s thriving Spinningfields quarter.
Ultimate Performance Singapore
Ultimate Performance Singapore launches in our second Far Eastern location, with a 6,000 ft² personal training gym based in the Central Business District (CBD).
Ultimate Performance Marbella
We open Ultimate Performance Marbella gym, a 20,000 ft² commercial, personal training and teaching gym boasting a 9,000 ft² outdoor training space, dedicated training classrooms and a gym designed by Nick Mitchell in collaboration with the late world-renowned Olympic strength coach, Charles Poliquin. U.P. Marbella leaves the global U.P. group in 2022.
Ultimate Performance Hong Kong
Our first gym outside of London, Ultimate Performance Hong Kong gym trains its first clients out of a 4,000 ft² personal training facility based in the heart of Hong Kong’s Central district.
Ultimate Performance London Mayfair
Our second gym, Ultimate Performance London Mayfair opens near Park Lane in the central and exclusive Mayfair district.
Ultimate Performance London City
Ultimate Performance London City gym, a 3,000 ft² personal training facility, opens in the heart of London’s financial district.
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