Your Car As A Metaphor for Your Nutrition

Nutrition seems to be the area people struggle with the most when it comes to taking control of their health. The exercise can be fairly straight forward but not easy.

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.

4 Components for Success

Sometimes I wonder how many people that train are satisfied with their results? I would suspect that those that don’t continue training are not satisfied with the results they are seeing. 

Healthy Meals Done for You

On a scale of 1-10 how good is your nutrition? Or better yet, if we evaluated your nutrition in terms of the quality what number would you give it on the same scale? (assuming 1 be to poor quality and 10 would the best possible)

Post-Natal: 8 Nutritional Rules for Moms!

prenatal vitamin

 

I don’t know about you, but when a woman is pregnant, EVERYONE seems to be worried about her nutrition.

What to Eat Before Training

It’s fairly common to enter a gym setting and not know where to begin. This is obvious based on the number of gym newbies that venture straight to the treadmills.

8 Takeaways from Dr. Kleiner

Last weekend we had the pleasure of hosting Dr Susan Kleiner for a day of nutritional lectures. Dr. Kleiner is the author of seven books including Power Eating & The Good Mood Diet. Below is a quick recap of some of the takeaways from these lectures.

When Protein + Veggies Don’t Work

Life is rarely a series of absolutes. There are few times when we always ‘do this’ or never ‘do that’. Oftentimes an answer to a question from a client might be prefaced with ‘it depends…’.

Top 7 Nutritional Fails

Whenever we have an inquiry from a client interested in training at Okanagan Peak Performance Inc we sit down and do a strategy session with them. 

Creatine, Beta Alanine & CLA

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?