Finding the Gaps in Your Training

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Life is all about balance. We can’t be all on the one side of one ‘thing’. For example I remember darkness being described as the absence of light. Unless we have an appreciation for the concept of light the definition of darkness holds no meaning. Read more…

How much, what and when to eat

What does eating well really mean?

Nutrition is an interesting topic. For some, they treat it like religion. But it isn’t like religion at all. It doesn’t matter what I believe. Instead what should matter is what the research tells us to be true. We can decide to accept science or not. Read more…

Shoulder Solution Seminar – Recap

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Last week we hosted the Shoulder Solution Seminar. Coach Graeme did a great job identifying what accounts for many shoulder problems as well as some solutions to help this joint move and feel better. Read more…

Mastering the Basics – The Athletic Position

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Have you noticed how much more invested athletes are in the process these days? They have their scheduled practices and games. They work with dietitians and go for physiotherapy appointments. They’ll check in with a sports psychologist and see a massage therapist to keep everything moving well. They’re all in and do whatever it takes. Read more…

Teen After School Weight Training Camp

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Recently the father of a young athlete called to inquire about some sport-specific coaching for his daughter. Read more…

Should You Be Ketogenic?

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Are you familiar with the term ketogenic? In the last few years this has become an increasingly popular nutrition approach used by some for health, weight loss and other reasons. Below is a quick overview on whether this approach will work for you depending  on what your goals are. Read more…

8 Scientific Ways to Be Happy

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Everyone at Okanagan Peak Performance Inc trains for exactly the same thing. This may strike some as strange because we work with a variety of clientele that want to look, feel and play better. So how is it all our clients can be training for the same thing? Read more…

Defining the Basics

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Nowadays there seems to be an emphasis on being good at the basics. You’ll hear quotes along the lines of this theme. For example, ‘an inch wide, a mile deep’ was one I heard from my friend Sal at UCLA. Read more…

Don’t Wait for Perfect

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Almost on a daily basis I’ll cross paths with an acquaintance that knows what I do for a living. And without any prompting on my end I begin hearing about their plans to take care of their health & fitness. Read more…

Venus Rising – Gains of the Female Athlete

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I have four sisters who have all participated in sports and stayed active throughout their lives. They have been involved in swimming, volleyball, basketball, skiing, triathlon and more. And as part of their sports training during their athletic careers they would often be at the gym getting stronger, fitter and faster. Read more…