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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Wisconsin Activities: Minions Rule at the Fox Cities Marathon

Posted on Sep 23, 2014

Chillax! You’re Halfway There I think it’s safe to say that we went out all out for the Fox Cities Marathon last Sunday.  We invited staff, family and friends to dress as minions from Despicable Me.  We played upbeat music, handed out gel packs and cheered until our voices went hoarse.  It was a great […]

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Running Tips: The Mile Makes a Comeback

Posted on Sep 19, 2014

Distance isn’t the only measure of respect We have all seen them while driving around town: 26.2 or 13.1 bumper stickers that proudly proclaim the running prowess of its occupant. Marathoners are everywhere, or at least that’s how it seems.  Amateur runners are racing longer distances in record numbers.  According to Running USA, a nonprofit […]

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PT Tips: Why Drink Water?

Posted on May 25, 2011

Why Drink Water? Water is the most abundant, yet possibly the most overlooked, substance in the body. It is impossible to sustain life for more than a week without water. It is necessary for the healthy function of all internal organs. Without water your kidneys won’t function well, your brain won’t work properly, your skin […]

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