Meet Your Peak Team

Posted on Nov 19, 2016

We are very proud of the team we have assembled at Peak and from week to week we would like you to get to know them a little more in depth. First up is Nikki Strick: Nikki earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with Distinctive Scholastic Achievement from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She […]

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Healthy Holiday Strategy

Posted on Nov 05, 2016

This time of year can be a slippery slope of Halloween candy, turkey with stuffing and holiday parties with countless trays of hors d’oeuvres.  If you have a healthy holiday strategy you can easily navigate this difficult time of year. Recently there was a letter to the editor published in the New England Journal of […]

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Alternative Exercise-Thinking Outside the Gym with Dance

Posted on Oct 22, 2016

If you’re looking to cross train, or a couch potato trying to get back into a workout routine, dance is a wonderful place to start. Not everyone fits into the treadmill, elliptical, weight lifting world.  For those of you that fall into this category or just want to change up your routine, we are going […]

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Healthy School Lunches: Breaking the PB & J Rut

Posted on Oct 07, 2016

Occasionally we will be re-sharing our posts from the past, kind of a Flashback Friday if you will.  We felt this post from two years ago was still very relevant with great ideas to free yourself from the PB & J rut. Now that kids have been back in school for a month you may […]

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Peak Success Story: Treatment of Shoulder Pain

Posted on Sep 30, 2016

From time to time we would like to share some of our patients’ success stories.  We find patients are more than happy to share their stories of trial and error, hard work, determination and ultimately success. Today we are sharing Kelly’s story. Kelly is an active mother of two young boys in addition to having […]

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Which Fad Diet is Right for You?

Posted on Sep 24, 2016

An alternative title for this article could be “If Cavemen Ate So Healthy Why are They Extinct?” The Werewolf Diet- A diet that revolves around fasting and specific diets that change with each lunar cycle. This is a new and improved variation of the popular grapefruit diet. The Tapeworm Diet–Exactly what it sounds like, you swallow […]

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Healthy Diet: Tofu 101

Posted on Sep 20, 2016

Although it has a mythical reputation for being a scary, unapproachable food, tofu can actually be really good. And apart from tasting good, it also does a lot of good for your body! Most people think that tofu is reserved for vegans and vegetarians, but in reality, it makes a great addition to virtually any […]

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Boccia & Goalball

Posted on Sep 13, 2016

Last month, we watched as some of the best athletes in the world met in in Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. But the Games aren’t over! This month, Paralympians are taking their turn in the spotlight, showcasing their strength and skill in a wide range of events. The Paralympics and Olympics have a […]

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