Why We Do What We Do

I’m always curious about what drives people? Especially when we’re talking about ‘the best of the best’ or impressive performances. Take professional athletes for example, they typically don’t need the money and have already won at the highest level.

How to form new exercise habits

I’ve misplaced my motivation somewhere between the soft pillows and biweekly Timmies runs.

You gasp and sit up. The alarm on your phone is blaring its obnoxious wake up call, urging you to move your butt out of bed, from beneath the warm, comfortable, soft…..zzzzz…. ARGH, HUH, WHAT???! For a moment, you can’t remember why on earth your eyes are open, or what day it is.

A Few Recommended Reads

Reading is probably one of my favourite ways to relax. While I don’t mind catching up some shows on Netflix or watching a movie there isn’t the same kind of relaxation involved with reading.

Fitness Training – Whose Decision Is It?

If you’ve trained with OPP for a while you’ve probably seen the wide variety of clientele that we have the pleasure of training. From post-rehab to body transformation and sports performance there is a huge range in training goals.

What Motivates You?

What motivates you? I mean in terms of your health and fitness what encourages you to do the training, to eat healthy foods, to get enough sleep and to basically care enough to take of your health?

My Weekend Trip to Spokane

Have you ever done something that you thought ‘This is not what I signed up for’ or ‘I’m not sure if I want to be doing this’?

Changing Your Fitness Mindset

When you go to the gym, do you need to change your fitness mindset to be more successful? How badly do you want to achieve your goal? What are you willing to do? For some, a strong fitness mindset is more geared towards performance and an athlete’s perspective. But what about the rest of us?

A Clients Speaks – Ugly When Naked?


Chris is not my first.

By Chris, of course, I am referring to our fitness lord and savior, Christopher M. Collins. The MSc, CSCS, strength coach, gym founder and all-around guru-dude cracking the whip here at Okanagan Peak Performance Inc.

Okanagan Peak Performance Inc. Super Heros

Hi everybody, Matt here again. Hope you’re doing well. Now I know what you all are thinking…what kind of dietary horror story will he be entertaining us with in this blog installment? Cake? Cookies? There surely must be an endless list…