New, New, New!

Wine Down Yoga

When: Friday, February 13th
Time: 7 pm – 7:45 pm

Bring your yoga mat, a plastic candle, your favorite bottle of wine and a loved one/friend and come hang with your favorite gym/community. This is a slower paced class vs. the usual YogaFIT classes. It is designed for more stretching, flexibility, breathing and restoration from the week of workouts.

Feel free to hang with us after and have a glass of wine with your favorite gym and community. For members counts as a class. Or you can buy a special single class rate for $10 for this event only.

Friends or Spouses […] Read more

Lose Fat and Get Results

We as a society are so obsessed with FAT! Every article you read, show you watch, etc .. talks about being fat, loosing fat, eating fat etc … It is enough to make you go crazy! Here are some wonderful tips to add to your routine and will make a BIG impact in your waist and in your overall health!

 # 1 Eat Before Your Workout

Eat protein before you workout and you can peel off the lbs. A study published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport showed that women who ate a high-protein meal an hour before their workout […] Read more

H20 Does Lots For Your Body

We all know water is important.  Is it a base human understanding that we should be drinking water daily?  I think that it must be.  One of those rules-of-thumb passed down through the centuries.  Present day, water has some competition.  There are sodas, shakes, juices, water impostors, sports drinks, coffees, and the adult beverage.  Water was around long before any of these liquids were, and all of these contain water, in varying degrees.  Water will be around after some (or hopefully most) of these have faded.

So why is it important to stay hydrated?  What benefit does it have?  We’ve all […] Read more

Goal Patrol

Why do You Workout?

Americans (CPM’ers in specific) spend a ton of time, energy, emotion and $$ on achieving their goals. For example, 43% of Americans (just under 140 MILLION people) say they plan to lose weight by making healthier food choices, but 76% said they did not follow a weight loss or diet program in 2014.

When you think of achiveing your goals what come to mind?

Work ethic? Sure.
Discipline?? Totally.
Commitment?? No doubt!

But what happens when life throws you a curve ball? What happens when you eat a ‘CHEAT’ meal? You go on vacation? Or you just lose the motivation?

I […] Read more

Conquer Your Fitness Road Blocks

Through my 13 years as a fitness professional, I have witnessed it, done it, and or worked with pretty much everything the fitness world has to offer.

For myself, I have experienced fitness regimes that have worked, but also bad habits that detoured me from reaching my ultimate goals and potential.

Here are my top 5 Fitness Road Blocks to avoid at ALL costs!!!!

These road blocks could be keeping you from attaining your ultimate goals and keeping you on a path of plateaus!

#1 Avoiding Strength Training:

Most of us women avoid strength training in fear of getting “big”, but unless you are eating obscene […] Read more

Friday, Friday, Friday!

CDA Info Night

CPM continues to grow, and Chris, Annie, and Stets are part futurists. Because of this, we seek people interested in exploring their fitness passions and learning what it takes to be a coach.

Here at CPMFITness we strive towards offering the most complete health, movement and fitness program we can for our members. This includes world-class coaching, goal setting work, accountability, support and nutrition direction. Of course, this relentless pursuit requires us to have well trained, professional coaches who can not only cover the specifics of movements and coaching methodologies, but also communicate clearly with groups, control the flow […] Read more

Reasons Your Craving the Crap …

Junk Food is obviously very addictive. Companies put a lot of money, time, and knowledge into getting us attracted to their packaging, so that just like cigarettes we will buy them more and more.

The more you eat it, the more your body wants. Certain foods like dairy, gluten, and sugar release dopamine in the brain, giving us that temporary feeling of pleasure. Our brain then becomes trained to want these foods all the time.

So here are some reasons you could be craving these foods more. Now you can train your brain to know the problem and make a smart decision […] Read more

A New Look, At An Old Practice

Do you do yoga?  A lot of us here at CPM do, and most of the time it hooks people.  I notice that many people have misconceptions about yoga, but after trying just one class they start to understand what yoga is all about.  I’ve done yoga for a while now, and my first exposure to it was through P90X (good old Tony Horton).  I’ve practiced yoga for several years now, but I’ve never really known anything about yoga, where it came from, or how it has evolved.  I decided I should look into this, and what I’ve found is […] Read more

Who Are Your Top 5 Associations?

Who Are Your Top 5 Associations?

They say you can tell a lot about a person by the top 5 people they surround themselves by the most; I truly believe this. Our network is a product of who we are, where we are, and where we want to go with our lives.

Take a look at your current “board of directors” (your top 5 associations) and ask yourself the following questions:

Does your 5 add to your life or take?

You need to surround yourself by people who are going to support you and your goals not be the nay sayers who are keeping you from goals.

For example if […] Read more

Its Always YOUR Fault!

Stuff happens.

When something goes bad in your life (lose your job, a relationship break-up, you gain a TON of weight, not happy, your car gets stolen, etc…);

Who is to blame? Things, other people, family, environment, traffic, economy, your accountant, republicans, democratic’s, etc…

Nope.

Everything that happens to you in your life (good or bad)…is 100% YOUR FAULT!

Think about it. It may be hard to swallow. But I can tell you this, when you do believe this and/or buy into it, you will free yourself from a lot of grief/guilt/frustration and begin to really start moving forward with what you want to make […] Read more

Hellooooo Friday! Last Chance For Thermals!

CDA Info Night

CPM continues to grow, and Chris, Annie, and Stets are part futurists. Because of this, we seek people interested in exploring their fitness passions and learning what it takes to be a coach.

Here at CPMFITness we strive towards offering the most complete health, movement and fitness program we can for our members. This includes world-class coaching, goal setting work, accountability, support and nutrition direction. Of course, this relentless pursuit requires us to have well trained, professional coaches who can not only cover the specifics of movements and coaching methodologies, but also communicate clearly with groups, control the flow […] Read more

Top 5 Embarrassing Gym Questions You Are Too Afraid to Ask …

Being in the health and fitness industry for 13 plus years I have seen it all, heard it all, and experienced a lot of it myself as well!

Here are the most common questions most are thinking to ask but too afraid to bring it up.

#1 What if I have to go to the Bathroom during class:

Do your best to visit the restroom before or after class, but sometimes when you gotta go you gotta g. No need to tell the teacher or apologize, just politely leave the room trying to not make a scene and then just hop right […] Read more

Staying Motivated

Can be difficult at times.  Sometimes it’s a seasonal thing (the cold definitely de-motivates me), other times it’s an emotional/mental thing.  No matter how excited I’ve been about starting a new program or learning something new, that initial excitement wears off at some point, and my beginning motivation wanes.  If it’s something that is important to me, how do I push through that?  I’ve got the following suggestions, especially related to exercise and fitness

1. Have An Honest Conversation With Yourself

Here’s something I picked up from some psychologist somewhere in my reading.  I forget who, but I’ve found it to be […] Read more