BCAAs Not Worth the Investment

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I’ve just gotten back from a family vacation. And it wasn’t just Alexandra, the girls and I but my parents, siblings and their kids as well. All in there was 24 of us getting together for a few days in Washington and Idaho. Read more…

Top Nutritional Myths

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Have you ever heard something in health or fitness that wondered if it were true? Read more…

Expand Your Definition of Health

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Is your health & fitness the best it’s ever been? If you answered ‘yes’ congrats! The follow up question would then be ‘what could be better?’. Read more…

Stretch For Increased Strength Gains

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Did you ever have quizzes when you were in school?

I’m talking about surprises quizzes that were¬†given without advance notice. Read more…

We’re Underestimating Our Obesity

Men don't recognize the problem and therefore aren't likely to do anything about it.

Have you ever heard the expression, what gets measured, matters? Or maybe some version of this expression? Read more…

For Success Look Far Ahead

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A number of years ago I remember attending a conference and the presenter asked everyone to imagine two scenarios. The goal was to make your way across a crowded room that you had been in before to the opposite side exit.

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Don’t Make Things Harder Than They Need To Be

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Have you ever been in a situation where looking back you realized there was an easier way? Maybe it wasn’t even yourself but someone else you noticed putting in all the effort and simply spinning their wheels, making little forward progress. Read more…

Training is Better Together – Maybe

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This morning my training consisted of a good ride on the bike. The plan was to connect with a friend and get in a training session before work. Read more…

Train at Least 3 Times per Week

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Have you ever heard the term muscle-confusion? This is commonly used in the marketing pieces of fitness centres to tell you how you’ll get better results by doing something different all the time. Read more…

Are BLTs Sabotaging Your Results?

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At Okanagan Peak Performance Inc we work with a variety of clientele that want to look, feel or play better. And these are quite varied goals. But one thing is in common with these three groups. Read more…