New Kettlebell Beginners Course

This blog has been written by Russ Thorington, Personal Trainer here at Unique Results. We are excited to announce that the way we teach kettlebells for beginners is changing.  Why:  Much like ‘Pure Strength’ we want people to see a progression in their training and learning at UR. Kettlebells is a great example of how […]

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Gamma Radiation, Bat-copters and The Origins of Unique Results.

Recently while I was training a member she asked me out of the blue “Why did you set up UR and why do you do what you do?” I thought this was a bit of a deep, probing question but it turned out she had just started a programme of executive coaching herself and was […]

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Why ‘WORKING OUT’ isn’t enough when you’re over 40.

This thing that we do (or thing you may be thinking about starting) –  ‘going to the gym or fitness studio’ is given a casual name by many – ‘working out’. The approximate 87% of the UK population who are not a member of a gym/health club/fitness studio have a view of the type of […]

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Less Is Sometimes More.

One of my favourite sayings is: “You can do anything, but you can’t do everything” I have lived this a lot in the last year with my own training and the need to be selective and purposeful with how I choose to spend my valuable time. It would be brilliant to do a little bit […]

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Strong Women

Many women are still apprehensive about lifting heavy for fear of becoming ‘too bulky’. In this article, I’ll highlight some of the many benefits women can expect from strength training and reassure you that you won’t wake up looking like Popeye! You’ll gain strength without bulkAs a woman, it’s almost impossible to bulk up like […]

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Fundamentals of Effective Training

Over the last 6 months I’ve been reviewing the studio and looking at which areas get used the most, which get used the least. Which equipment is popular and which is less so and also the classes and sessions that are best attended and those that regularly get only 1 or 2 members taking part. […]

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Unique Results – 12 years on (and what that means for you).

1stAugust 2019 marks 12 years in business for Unique Results (Chelmsford’s longest established independent training studio/gym). In that time we’ve seen a lot of changes within the health and fitness industry and also within our town (now City) of Chelmsford. The landscape has changed, the population has increased, the choice of places for people to […]

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4 Biscuits, 0 Biscuits or 2 Biscuits? You Decide

This blog has been written by James St Pierre, Owner and Personal Trainer here at Unique Results. I had a great conversation with one of our brilliant members last week around habits, lifestyle and the conflicting approaches of ‘abstinence’ vs ‘moderation’. It was really impactful for me (and hopefully them) and I wanted to share […]

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Exercise: Fit For Mental Health

This blog has been written by Aimee Kingsbury, friend and member of Unique Results. We know that physical exercise can be used to really improve the body’s physical health, but did you know that the impact on mental health could be just as great? 1 in 4 people will suffer a mental health problem at […]

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What Makes Us A Little Different?

Here’s a question I get asked regularly by many people, what makes Unique Results different to other, regular ‘gyms’? Chelmsford and the surrounding area are littered with gyms, health clubs and fitness centres it’s essential to offer something a little different in order to stand out. I feel we do that in many ways and I’m proud of the community that has evolved over the years we have been in existence. […]

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Recipe For Success

Planning allows you to be prepared, proactive and less stressed. You will virtually always get a better final result when planning ahead. You’ll feel more in control, no more running around not knowing where to turn to, no more split second decisions which may not turn out to be the right ones. […]

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Is Age Only A Number

We all know movement is important when we are kids but what changes as we age? How should we treat exercise as we age and does that ever change no matter how old you are? Is it really just a number? […]

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Calorie Restriction – Unpacking The Research

Mike Sweeney (the Registered Dietitian who works closely with us) recently shared with me this letter he wrote in response to a client’s questions around calories and the role they play in weight loss and weight maintenance. […]

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