“It’s been a significant milestone for me. I now realise what I am capable of. It’s been amazing to see what I can achieve if I’m pushed hard enough. It was definitely worth exploring what my limits were.”
Alvin had hit a ‘dead end’ with his fitness.
He had trained, lifted weights, and pushed himself in the gym for nearly two decades.
Now 32 years old, he faced the fact that his DIY fitness programs weren’t working anymore.
Alvin’s progress had flatlined, and he was stuck in a rut.
Worst of all, he felt paralysed by ‘information overload’ from all the conflicting advice he read online about the best way to get in shape.
He felt incapable of getting the kind of body that you see on Instagram or on the cover of magazines.
Ultimate Performance demonstrated to Alvin that he could attain a better physique than he initially thought possible.
He accomplished a phenomenal transformation in just six weeks with his U.P. trainer – something he’d spent the best part of 20 years trying to do alone.
Despite being deeply sceptical about what would be possible, Alvin says it was Ultimate Performance’s track record for results that inspired him to try it.
I was motivated not just by the results I saw in the photos but by the sheer number of them. It told me something is working. The number of positive ‘before and after’ pictures that U.P. produces made the difference.
When Alvin first walked through the doors at Ultimate Performance (U.P.), what he found was not what he expected.
He didn’t need to overhaul his lifestyle or drastically train for hours every day.
He found that his training was straightforward, his nutrition plan was simple, and he was only in the gym for three hours each week.
What made the biggest difference to his results was actually the subtle changes to his training and eating habits his expert U.P. personal trainer helped him make.
It was the focus on technique, form, and tempo, as well as pushing past his comfort zone in the gym each session.
Having accountability from a seasoned professional also ensured he was consistent with his eating to stay on track to achieve his goal.
Alvin believes this was the key to his success.
I believe it’s mainly the subtle nuances. Sometimes, training for too long can lead to a sense of habit or complacency. Coming here has helped me recognise the small details that truly matter and make a massive difference to my results.
Over the six weeks he trained with Ultimate Performance, Alvin gained a wealth of knowledge around fitness, nutrition and how to overcome his mental barriers.
Going through this transformation journey has helped him radically redefine what was possible for him to achieve when he pushed himself.
“Going deep and reaching your body limits is hard to achieve by yourself. But it’s always fun to know someone’s is there by my side rooting for me and keeping me in check whenever things get hard.”
It’s been a significant milestone for me. I now realise what I am capable of. It’s been amazing to see what I can achieve if I’m pushed hard enough. It was definitely worth exploring what my limits were.
During his transformation, Alvin had to travel away to Taiwan, but his progress never stopped.
Despite the distance, his trainer was in constant communication to support him with his diet and daily meal plans to keep him on the right track.
“My trainer would check my nutrition every day and make sure my diet was on plan. It was slightly frustrating because I couldn’t train in Taiwan. But I was getting constant feedback from my trainer and never felt alone. That communication is incredibly important.
Considering Alvin’s travel commitments, U.P. provided a personalised meal plan to suit his needs.
“The diet was strict but manageable. We agreed to keep it simple. I just repeated the same foods daily. It was generally easy to stick to it.”
Alvin’s journey with Ultimate Performance was not just about a physical transformation. It was also about investing in himself and learning skills he could take forward for life.
It’s a big investment, but if you’re struggling on your own, it’s worthwhile. Whether you want to improve your physique or manage your weight, you learn new things and pick up so many new habits which help enormously.
“I also found I unlearned plenty of bad habits. I’ve got rid of all the misinformation that I believed in the past. The entire experience has been memorable. “
Alvin feels like a different man from the one who walked in just six weeks ago.
“I am feeling more confident for sure. My clothes fit better, but more importantly, I feel like I have control of the physical and aesthetics aspect of my life.”
For Alvin, this transformation is just the beginning. He’s set his sights on even bigger fitness goals he now feels are within reach.
Do you feel stuck in your fitness journey and need help to make progress on your own? You could achieve results like Alvin with a U.P. personal trainer guiding your gym time, diet, and lifestyle.
- We show you the best, we don't show you the worst.
- We show you people who follow the plans, not those who are all talk.
- We show you those who inspire even us with their commitment to their results.
- You cannot get results exactly like these. You are unique and that means you can only get your own best possible results.
- Your results are a function of time spent following the plan; your genetic response to the right exercise and diet program; how hard you train; how consistently you come to the gym; how disciplined you are with your diet; & your starting point.
- Oftentimes the lower your starting point (poor fitness, terrible body composition) the better your results.
- We cannot do the work for you and the results you see here are a testament to the work ethic of our clients.
Our reputation is that we are the best trainers in the world for helping you to unlock your potential, & we can lead you to the door, give you the key, even turn the handle and push the door open, but we cannot walk through it for you.
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