Wisconsin Activities: Fireworks, 5ks and the Fourth

Posted on Jun 29, 2015

Firecracker 5K-Kaukauna, WI July 4th If you haven’t done a 5k on the morning of the fourth, you’re doing it wrong. There’s nothing better than putting on your favorite red, white and blue outfit and being active. You can even walk the 5k if you’re not much of a runner and the kids can participate in […]

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PT Tips: Low Back Pain

Posted on Jun 26, 2015

June’s tip of the month is courtesy of Peak’s very own Miles Weber. Here are a couple tips on how to prevent and care for low back pain. 5 Ways To Prevent Back Pain: 1.   Improve your core strength. Your core plays a crucial role in stabilizing your back and although it is often overlooked, it […]

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Healthy Diet: Roasted Beet Salad

Posted on Jun 24, 2015

If there is one thing you can count on all summer long it is the abundance of beets at the Farmer’s Market.  Beets are one of those foods I recently re-discovered.  Up until a few years ago I thought all beets were like the ones you get out of a can: tasteless, slimy and unnaturally red. […]

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Wisconsin Activities: Music Festivals

Posted on Jun 22, 2015

There’s simply nothing better to do with your summer than go to a concert. Country USA: Oshkosh, WI June 23rd-June 27th If you’re one for mud, drinks, and some of the best country singers around- Country USA is definitely for you. It’s certainly not for all music lovers, but if you’re patient enough to wait in the endless […]

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What’s Your Workout: Quick and Easy Summer Workout

Posted on Jun 19, 2015

What is High Intensity Interval Training? High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), is described as alternating bouts of intense exercise followed by short periods of rest. Why do I love HIIT so much? HIIT  has gained much of its popularity due to fact that it is a fast and effective way to sneak in a workout. It can […]

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Healthy Diet: My Favorite Granola Recipe

Posted on Jun 17, 2015

If you want to cut back on your daily sugar intake, breakfast foods are a good place to start.  Cereals are fast and easy but they easily contain 10+ grams of sugar per serving.  Plus, cereals leave you feeling hungry an hour later because they contain very little protein.  Nowadays I eat plain, whole fat yogurt […]

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Wisconsin Activities: It’s All About Dads

Posted on Jun 15, 2015

When June hits, another Wisconsin summer has officially begun. No, I’m not talking about the endless construction or the copious amounts of cheese curds and beer we will consume, but rather the fun and festivities that are to come. From Cheese Fest to Mile of Music, the Dairy State has something to offer for everyone. Check out our blog […]

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Exercise Trends: Jogger Strollers

Posted on Jun 12, 2015

Jogging strollers are on a roll at Peak Performance Staying active is a crucial part of life, but is often overlooked by new moms and dads as they try to keep up with their growing children. Although staying active is hard for most parents, the moms at Peak Performance showed me some tricks to balance work, kids, and exercise. The […]

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