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The Myth of Triple Extension

Triple extension at the ankle-knee-hip

Last weekend Graeme and I had the opportunity to attend a speed coaching clinic with Derek Evely. Derek was the Leeborough Centre Director of UK Athletics from 2009-2012 prior to the London Olympic games in 2012. He has  coached a number of number of Olympic podium athletes and continues to work with some of the best hammer throwers in the world. Read more…

Okanagan Peak Performance Inc Favourite Books


One of our core values at Okanagan Peak Performance Inc is education. We believe that when we are better educated it helps our clients achieve better results in less time. Read more…

Don’t Limit Your Results


Many years ago when I got started as a fitness coach I made a huge mistake. Now it wasn’t anything related to technique where somebody got hurt. And it wasn’t an inappropriate comment or action that I made. Instead it was more of a case of something I didn’t do. Read more…

A Simple Tip for Portion Control


This morning I gave a presentation to  group of business leaders. And at the end I fielded questions from the attendees. And as is usually the case many of the questions had to do with nutrition. Read more…

Post-Natal: 8 Nutritional Rules for Moms!

prenatal vitamin

prenatal vitamin


I don’t know about you, but when a woman is pregnant, EVERYONE seems to be worried about her nutrition. Read more…

What to Eat Before Training


It’s fairly common to enter a gym setting and not know where to begin. This is obvious based on the number of gym newbies that venture straight to the treadmills. Read more…

I Had Diastasis Recti Abdominis – Do You?


Six-pack. Washboard abs. Strong core.
These are all terms that are often used when training the abdominals. And it is often one of the first places people look to address when they start on a fitness training program! Read more…

Whole Body Cryotherapy -165 C for 3.5 Minutes

cold  water immersion

Last week I had the opportunity to go and try whole body cryotherapy (WBC). If you’re not familiar with what this it’s kind of like being in a stand up tanning booth but instead of being strayed with tanning dye you are blasted with nitrogen gas. Read more…

3 Pearls from Dan John

Image of a white pearl in shell.

While I’ve been recovering from ACL surgery I’ve found I have more opportunity to read. And one author I particularly enjoy is Dan John. Read more…