Another Reason Not to Cleanse


The other day I was over to one of the coffee shops close to our gym. I’m late to the coffee party but I definitely enjoy an americano once or twice a week.  Read more…

Fight or Flight v Rest and Digest


What comes to mind when you hear the word stress? For most people they have negative connotations with the word. Read more…

Knee Solution Seminar Dec 6

Knee pain


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Should You Brace, Wrap and Support?


The other day a client asked me what our thoughts were on lifting belts. And soon the conversation moved to the use of lifting straps, gloves and other gear people use when lifting. Read more…

6 Reasons Head Position Matters for Swimming

ORG XMIT: USPW-GRP-58 Aug 1, 2012; London, United Kingdom; USA swimmer Ryan Lochte (front) and Michael Phelps (back) compete in the men's 200m individual medley during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports ORIG FILE ID:  20120801_rvr_usa_095.jpg

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

Knee pain


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Vegas, Andrew Dice Clay and Your Health

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


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


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


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…