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Want Your Kid to Get Faster?

Scott Klasen, MS, CSCS, Co-Owner, Peak Performance Training If you are like most parents, the answer to this question is YES.  One of the biggest complaints I get from parents is that their kids are slow and lack agility when it comes to their athletic pursuits.  The question then becomes, what to do about it?  […]

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PPT Health Challenge – Taking the Journey Together

Don Schlenbecker, CSCS, President, Peak Performance Training When we started Peak Performance Training one of our main goals was to bring quality health/fitness related information to as many people as possible with the hope of creating a healthier environment for adults and children.  As we have grown in our knowledge and expertise, we thought this […]

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11 Reasons Why You Aren’t Getting Results

Mike Boyle, Owner, Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning All of us have goals. Goals like losing weight, earning more money, finding a life partner, setting up our business, achieving performance targets, being fitter, building better relationships, and so on. Some people seem to have no problem achieving their goals. Some, on the other hand, don’t […]

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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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Blown Tire Syndrome

Scott Klasen, MS, CSCS, Co-Owner, Peak Performance Training Have you ever said to yourself, “Since I just ate that giant piece of cake and have already blown my diet, I might as well just blow the rest of the weekend”?  Or perhaps, “I already missed one of my workouts this week, I might as well […]

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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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