Archive | Resources

2016 PPT Client of the Year

When we were looking for our 2016 PPT Client of the Year, we didn’t have to look further than the Boys Basketball Team at Benet Academy.  The Redwings exceeded all expectations to have their most successful season ever at 31-4, and ending with a Class 4A State Basketball Runner-Up Finish in 2016. Benet Academy is not only one […]

Continue Reading →

Youth Performance Training: “A Broken System, Breaking Young Athletes” Part 1: How Do I Differentiate

In 2000, I took the steps to become nationally recognized as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  The foundation of what was taught started and ended with 2 main objectives: 1 – increase performance, and 2 – reduce incidence of injury. So why does the rate of […]

Continue Reading →
Mahi Mahi Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa

Mahi Mahi Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa

Ingredients: 2 mahi mahi fillets 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 mango, diced 1 avocado, diced 1 tomato, diced 1/4 cup red onion, diced 3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped juice of 1 lime 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper salt and pepper 1 leaf of lettuce   Directions: Put mahi mahi in a resealable plastic bag with […]

Continue Reading →
Rosemary Sun-Dried Tomato Meatballs

Rosemary Sun-Dried Tomato Meatballs

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 pounds grass-fed ground beef 1 packed cup sun-dried tomatoes, minced 1 medium red onion, minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, minced 1 jalapeno pepper, minced (leave the seeds in if you want more heat) 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley 2 teaspoons sea salt 2 […]

Continue Reading →

2015 PPT Client of the Year

With 2016 now in full-swing, we thought that this would be the perfect time to let you all in on a new tradition that we hope continues for many years to come. PPT began taking clients in April of 2007 and throughout this time, we have worked with hundreds of clients who have achieved some […]

Continue Reading →

Do You Have Your Mind Right?

Scott Klasen, MS, CSCS, Co-Owner, Peak Performance Training Over the past year and a half or so there has been something troubling me more and more. That is, why do some of my clients get outstanding results, while others manage marginal results at best? Obviously this is a loaded question with literally hundreds of possible […]

Continue Reading →
Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marsala

Serves 4 Ingredients 4 – 4 ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons arrowroot 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 small shallot, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage 3/4 cup low-sodium chicken […]

Continue Reading →
Maple Balsamic Salmon

Maple Balsamic Salmon

Serves 2 Ingredients 2 – 6-8 oz. salmon fillets 2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tablespoons green onions, sliced Sea salt and ground black pepper to taste   Directions Preheat oven to 350. Mix together maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, and garlic in a small bowl. Place salmon on […]

Continue Reading →
Turkey Herb Meatloaf

Turkey Herb Meatloaf

Ingredients 1.5 pounds dark ground turkey 1 carrot (1⁄4 cup fine ground in food processor) 1 celery, finely minced (1⁄4 cup fine ground in food processor) 1⁄2 yellow onion minced (1⁄2 cup fine ground in food processor) 6-10 crimini mushrooms, minced 1⁄4 cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped fine 1⁄4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine […]

Continue Reading →

I Fell Off the Wagon

Scott Klasen, MS, CSCS, Co-Owner, Peak Performance Training So I had this plan. My plan was to switch from a bi-monthly newsletter to a quarterly newsletter, and in its place start writing blog posts a few times per month. Seemed easy enough. I knew what I wanted to do. I knew how I was going […]

Continue Reading →