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6 Reasons Head Position Matters for Swimming

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Growing up our parents put us in competitive swimming. My dad’s sports background was football and although he still follows the game I guess he thought swimming was as different from football as you could get. Read more…

Knee Solution Seminar Thursday November 8

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Vegas, Andrew Dice Clay and Your Health

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When I was in grad school in Regina I went to Las Vegas for a guys trip. This was the first time I had been to Las Vegas and we went to see Andrew Dice Clay.

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The Most Important Ability for Gymnasts

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Last week Okanagan Peak Performance Inc hosted a seminar for the gymnastics community. The title was The Most Important Ability for Gymnasts – What it is and how to improve it. Below is a brief recap of the seminar. Read more…

The One Thing for Success

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Is there someone in your life that epitomizes health? They always look good. They don’t have a weight issue. They always seem to have energy and be in a positive mood. You rarely see them getting sick. Read more…

Norwegian Alpine Ski Presentation

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Recently I had the opportunity to attend a presentation by Dr. Robert Reid of the Norwegian Alpine Ski Team. Dr. Reid had previously worked with the US Ski Team and presented ‘A Day Without Training is a Day Without Meaning’. Read more…

How I Fixed My Own Back

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How much of what happens to us in life is completely random? How much control do we have over what happens to us? Read more…

The Importance of Lower-Limb Joints on Sprinting

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Did you ever take chemistry in school? If so, you may remember something known as the rate limiting step. Read more…

Are Carbs the Cause of Obesity?

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Alright it’s time for a pop quiz. And today the question is ‘What’s the best way nutritionally to achieve a weight loss goal?’ Read more…