About Peak Performance

About Peak Performance

For more than 28 years, Peak Performance has been dedicated to helping athletes and sportsmen/women of all abilities reach their maximum performance potential.


By carefully sifting the latest sports research and distilling the key findings, Peak Performance translates the best-practice science into easily digestible practical advice that can be understood and applied by all athletes. As well as supporting athletes, Peak Performance is also an invaluable resource for coaches and professionals who wish to ensure their guidance and programmes are kept right up to date and based on credible science. Whatever your sporting background, Peak Performance will help you achieve your goals and keep ahead of the competition.


A subscription to Peak Performance gives you unlimited access to the website, a copy of the monthly digital magazine direct to your inbox and one-to-one advice from editor and sports performance expert Andrew Hamilton BSc Hons, MRSC, ACSM.


Our Story


  • Peak Performance website launched (PeakEnduranceSport.com).
  • Ask Andrew service launched.


  • Focus on endurance athletes.
  • Andrew Hamilton becomes Peak Performance editor.
  • Digital magazine redesign.



  • Green Star Media acquires Peak Performance.



  • Peak Performance switches to digital-only publishing.



  • Andrew Hamilton appointed as Peak Performance commissioning editor.



  • Peak Performance acquired by Electric Word Publishing Ltd.



  • First ever issue of the Peak Performance newsletter appears in October 1990, produced by publisher, founder of Running Magazine, and veteran athlete Sylvester Stein.


About Andrew Hamilton BSc Hons, MRSC, ACSM

Working in the fields of health, fitness and sports performance to help athletes reach their true potential for over 30 years, Andrew is a sports science writer and researcher, specialising in sports nutrition.  He is also a lifelong endurance athlete himself.


In addition to his role as editor of Peak Performance, Andrew is a scientific consultant to the fitness and sports nutrition industry. He has written for many other publications, including Cycling Weekly and 220 Triathlon, Outdoors Fitness and Athletics Weekly.

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