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Getting a Second Chance with Your Health

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The great thing about life is that are lots of opportunities for second chances. Growing up I know my parents gave me more than my fair share of second chances. Read more…

Knee Solution Seminar Recap

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On Tuesday and Wednesday this week Okanagan Peak Performance Inc presented the Knee Solution Seminar. Below is a recap of the main points from this presentation. Read more…

An Athlete with Osteoporosis

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I remember hearing a comment during a conference that I attended that for every hour of flying time a jet requires 18 hours of servicing. When I shared with a few friends that are pilots they quickly agreed and weren’t surprised.  Read more…

Strength – How Much is Enough?

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There are a number of things we can do to improve our health and fitness. Strength training is one of the more popular options. Read more…

How Hills Can Make You Faster

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Do you watch Fargo? I’m not talking about the movie, which was pretty good, but instead I’m referring to the TV show. We’re just getting into it and it’s awesome. Read more…

Are You Blowing It?

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When someone looks to get started with a health and fitness routine it’s always interesting where they put the emphasis.  Read more…

Use Rituals to Your Benefit

**FILE**  Fred Rogers rehearses the opening of his PBS show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" during a taping in this June 28, 1989 file photo, in Pittsburgh. The media company behind the PBS hit "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" is working on a new children's television series.  Kevin Morrison, chief operating officer of Family Communications Inc., told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette the company is in talks with producers of several children's TV shows about a new program. Production of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" ended in 2000, and Fred Rogers, the show's star, died in 2003, at age 74.           (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, FILE)

We are creatures of habit. There are certain things we do routinely, or ritualistically, in our lives. Read more…

Lift Heavy or Lift Lots?

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There can always be a number of ways to achieve a result. As the expression goes, many roads lead to Rome. But the more specific we can be with our goal the more specific we can be with the prescription. Read more…

Ice cream, beer and the best fitness results

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Last weekend we held an end-of-season bike ride followed by a BBQ at Okanagan Peak Performance Inc. At the BBQ there were burgers, ice cream and beer. This is typically the kinds of foods that fitness coaches tell their clients to avoid eating. Read more…