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. […]

Posted in: Healthy Diet

View Article

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 […]

Posted in: Uncategorized

View Article

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 […]

Posted in: Uncategorized,What's Your Workout

View Article

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 […]

Posted in: Healthy Diet

View Article

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 […]

Posted in: Wisconsin Activities

View Article

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 […]

Posted in: Exercise Trends

View Article

Healthy Diet: School Lunches

Posted on Sep 29, 2014

Break out of your PB and J Rut Do you feel like you make the same 4-5 lunches for your kid every week? I might turn into a peanut butter and jelly sandwich because I make so many of them. Breaking out of your food rut requires a delicate balance between healthy and delicious. It […]

Posted in: Healthy Diet

View Article

What’s Your Workout: Core Strength For All

Posted on Sep 24, 2014

What Is Your ‘Core’? Core strength does not just mean strong abdominal muscles. Core strength refers to the strength of the entire section of muscles in the mid region both front and back including the hip flexors and upper and lower back muscles. All of these muscles work at their best when they are working […]

Posted in: Core Strength,What's Your Workout

View Article