3 Quick Steps for Choosing the Perfect Supplement

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Many people take supplements of some type. This may be a multi-vitamin, an omega-3 or maybe a protein powder. Read more…

Why Use a Heart Rate Monitor

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Do you use a heart rate monitor when you train? I guess at most big box gyms the majority of people don’t. I mean when you consider that most people don’t have a training journal to record their workouts they probably aren’t going to go to the trouble and expense of investing in a heart rate monitor. Read more…

Creatine, Beta Alanine & CLA

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Sport supplementation is as popular as it’s ever been. More people are ‘taking this’ or ‘swear by that’. But where do they get their info on a particular supplement? Read more…

Diet Pop and Glucose Metabolism

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This past weekend we had a birthday party for our daughter Olivia. And as with many parties like this there was food, cake and drinks. Read more…

Fitness Trackers – Are They For You?

Fitness trackers are not created equal

How do you track your training sessions? At worst I’m hoping you have a notebook to record your loads, weights, reps, sets, rest breaks etc and be able to refer to this information from one workout to the next. Read more…

Top Fitness Gift Ideas

Great fitness gift ideas

Do you have a fitness person on your Christmas list? Below are a number of ideas that they will like to see under the tree on Christmas Day and be sure to put to use right away. Read more…

Strategies to Beat Back Colds & Flus

Stay healthy this cold & flu season

Have you noticed more and more people getting sick the last little while? Or maybe you’ve been sick yourself. Read more…

Minimal Essential Dose: Protein

The BCAAs and Minimal Essential Dose

Do you take supplements?

In particular do you take a protein supplement? If so, you may be interested to know that there is another version of your protein you can take that requires you to eat or drink less than you may be used to and still get all the benefits. Read more…

Benefits of Krill Oil (v. regular fish oil)

Do you like upgrades? Stupid question, right? I mean who doesn’t like going from the a regular room to a suite. Or from a full size to a BMW. Or from coach to first class. Read more…

Review of 5 Fitness Apps

Apps sure have become a big part of our lives. And with what we do at Okanagan Peak Performance Inc it’s inevitable that we see more people using apps to track their health, log their nutrition and structure their workouts. Read more…