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Dynamic Warm-Up #1

Don Schlenbecker, Owner, Peak Performance Training Starting your workout with a solid dynamic warm-up routine is key to avoiding injury and maximize training results! Check out our first dynamic routine that includes Single Arm DB Swings, Push-up Walkout, Lateral Band Walk, and Squat with Band Row. Two times through these and you will be more […]

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Steve – 28 Day Challenge: Closing Comments

As we worked tirelessly to put together the ideal formula to help in the battle against weight loss, we knew we needed “real people” who would take the challenge on and work to follow the guidelines and truly achieve.  Having known Steve for quite some time, his name just echoed in our heads one morning […]

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Protein Shake/Smoothie Demo

Scott Klasen, MS, CSCS, Co-Owner, Peak Performance Training The nutritional choices that you make after a workout are crucial in the recovery from exercise and to ensure optimal results.  Check out our post-workout protein shake/smoothie that will give you everything you need nutritionally, and can be made in just minutes.

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Basketball Skills Clinic: Ages 6-9

Basketball Skills Clinic: Ages 6-9

Don Schlenbecker, Co-Owner, Peak Performance Training   At Peak Performance Training, we provide basketball skills clinics to multiple park districts, as well as a number of travel teams.  Building a foundation of basketball skills in each player is our main goal, with a focus on progressions and proper development.  For more information on Peak Performance […]

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The Perfect Day-Starter

Don Schlenbecker, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, FMS, Co-Owner, Peak Performance Training The best way to start your day is with a nutritious meal that will give you the energy you need to excel.  Here is a quick morning meal that takes 10 minutes to make, and will give you everything you need to attack the day! What […]

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T-Spine Mobility

Don Schlenbecker, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, FMS, Co-Owner, Peak Performance Training Without the proper mobility in your thoracic spine, many of your movements will be limited and set you up for potential injury.  Here is a video that takes all of the exercises into account, and gives you the best ones to start your t-spine work today!!! […]

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Eat the Yolks Folks!

Don Schlenbecker CSCS, NSCA-CPT, FMS, Co-Owner, Peak Performance Training There has always been a lot of discussion regarding eggs and their nutritional value, especially when it comes to the yolks.  Well, I’m here to tell you that a lot of the good stuff is actually in the yolk. Here are the facts: No research has […]

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Ball Handling Variations

As we advance through our ball handling techniques, we want to continue to focus on a player’s ability to maintain control of the dribble while keeping his/her eyes on the rest of the floor.  Enjoy these drills that can be very effective in the continued development of all players.  Check out all of our videos […]

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Self Stretches for Hurdle Step – FMS Correctives

When a client has difficulty in the hurdle step pattern of our Functional Movement Screen, it is usually a combination of poor single leg stance stability and issues with lower body mobility.  This video takes you through 3 self stretches that can help with the mobility issues that are common with this pattern.  Our corrective […]

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Ball Handling Progressions 2012

When we work to change direction with the dribble, we need to make sure that we are creating as much separation as possible from the defender.  This video takes a closer look at the reverse dribble, between the legs dribble, and behind the back dribble while a player is on the move.  Start creating space […]

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