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Small Changes Go a Long Way: Basic adding and subtracting can give a jumpstart to a healthier life! Part 1

Don Schlenbecker, CSCS, President, Peak Performance Training I hear it all the time…..The information is overwhelming! Everything I read tells me something different! I’m saturated with the next new thing!  What should I do?? Our quest at Peak Performance Training is to be the ultimate health and fitness resource.  We promise to continually find the […]

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Pesticides in Produce: What Are The Best Fruit and Vegetable Choices?

Don Schlenbecker, CSCS, President, Peak Performance Training What we know is that pesticides are “toxic” and are meant to kill things! So how bad are they, and what do they do to us when ingested? In an EPA study in 2009, it was found that 40% of U.S. children have levels of one type of […]

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The Hierarchy of Fat Loss

Alwyn Cosgrove, Owner, Results Fitness Time for Fat Loss “Fat loss is an all-out war. Give it 28 days — only 28 days. Attack it with all you have. It’s not a lifestyle choice; it’s a battle. Lose fat and then get back into moderation. There’s another one for you: moderation. Revelation says it best: […]

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Grass-Fed Beef: Is It Worth It?

Scott Klasen, MS, CSCS, Co-Owner, Peak Performance Training If you’ve taken a trip to the supermarket lately, there’s a good chance you’ve stumbled upon the grass-fed beef behind the meat counter.  What you probably also noticed was the price!  So the question ultimately becomes, is it worth it?  To help you better understand, the first […]

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Only One Body

Mike Boyle, Owner, Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning Imagine you are sixteen years old and your parents give you your first car. They also give you simple instructions. There is one small hitch, you only get one car, you can never get another. Never. No trade-ins, no trade-ups. Nothing. Ask yourself how would you maintain […]

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Exercise Motivation In the Cold Weather

Don Schlenbecker, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, President, Peak Performance Training It is pretty easy to get motivated when it’s breezy and 80 degrees out, but what about when we turn around and it’s 35 and rainy? Many of us love the outdoor activities through spring, summer, and early fall.  We like to get out and walk and […]

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168 Hours in a Week – Are you committed to doing the right things?

Don Schlenbecker, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, President, Peak Performance Training I don’t think a day goes by where I don’t hear someone complaining about their lack of workout results.  Many people can’t seem to understand how it is possible to work out 4-5 days a week, and still not lose any weight. As your Health Corner fitness […]

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The Most Frequently Asked Question in the Life of a Fitness Professional

Scott Klasen, MS, CSCS, Co-Owner, Peak Performance Training For over 8 years, I have been helping people look, feel, and perform better. Through the years there is one question that I’ve been asked more than any other and it is this very question that I would like to address today.  Have you guessed it yet?  […]

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