TGIF! Thank Goodness It’s Fun At CPM!

TGIF! Thank Goodness It’s Fun At CPM!

100 Day Push-Up Challenge: Day 27!
Day 27 of the 100 Day Challenge is here. You are over 1/4 of the way through this challenge. You have completed 378 push-ups so far. GREAT JOB! We want to know… how is this challenge going for you? Are your push-ups feeling stronger?

For those still in need of the details…

Do 1 push-up. Each day you add a push-up until you have the entire 100 days and 100 push-ups complete. For instance, Day 51 is 51 push-ups, Day 74 is 74 push-ups.

You have the entire day to complete the push-ups for that day. If you […] Read more

What “Diet” Is Right For You?

What “Diet” Is Right For You?

There is so much information out there. There are so many magazines, blog posts, television shows, etc … that all have conflicting views on what “Healthy” really means. Is it juicing, calorie restricting, no carb, raw food, gluten-free? All of the above or none of them?

The information out there is candy coating the ultimate problem; there’s a reason the word “die” is in diet because it’s not attainable.

For every article you read that says gluten is bad there are ten others that say it isn’t. Some articles say don’t eat after five while others say your body has no time […] Read more

The Case for Exercising as Your TOP Priority!

The Case for Exercising as Your TOP Priority!

If I were to ask you your TOP priorities in life, what would you say?

Here are mine to get the ball rolling…

A. Faith
B. Family + Friends
C. Health
D. Wealth (Business/Career)
E. Play (Travel, Leisure, Recreation)

*To note those are my most important (A) to least important (E)*

Which one of these do you think you get the ‘most bang for your buck’?

As I continue to study success I am constantly learning and appreciating more and more the value of time. You see time is very similar to money in which you can do one of three things…

Use it
Gain it
Lose it

We get to choose how […] Read more

Sometimes You Just Have to Laugh …

Sometimes You Just Have to Laugh …

Have you ever been down in the dumps and read a really funny email, or had a chat with a friend and began laughing, and automatically felt better?

If we look at life with a sense of humor, we can really brighten up our mood and have a better outlook on a situation or situations we are going through.

The most important aspect of laughing is to be able to laugh at yourself! When you don’t take yourself so seriously it really carries over to all other aspects of your life!

When you laugh it reduces cortisol and lowers stress-levels which is one […] Read more

CPM Workouts: July 13 – 17

CPM Workouts: July 13 – 17

Quote for this Week…
You can have RESULTS or excuses NOT BOTH. 

 

Monday: 15 minutes of Running and Dumbbell work. Thrusters, Shoulder to Overhead and Max Alternate Snatches. The Max Snatches is a Max set that you are trying to beat the clock!

Tuesday: Snatch and Overhead Squat Combo for the strength/skill portion of the class. Then a great partner workout with rowing and Snatch + Overhead Squats.

Wednesday: Its a 30 minutes cardio monster! A checklist of rowing, Burpee Pullups, DB Deadlifts, Sit to Stands (no zippers ladies:) Dips, Pushups and Running… Whew! Maybe we will turn on the A/C?? Maybe not??

Thursday: Pushups […] Read more

Fridays are THE BEST!

Fridays are THE BEST!

100 Day Push-Up Challenge
Check out the board by the dummbbells. A lot of members are participating in the push-up challenge this summer. You want to get better at push-ups too, right? Then sign up for this challenge!

It’s Day 20 of the challenge. How is everyone doing? I know of a few members that are trying to complete their push-ups unbroken. Wow! Hopefully everyone is on track and staying strong!

For those still in need of the details…

Do 1 push-up. Each day you add a push-up until you have the entire 100 days and 100 push-ups complete. For instance, Day 51 is […] Read more

14 Ways to Increase Your Quality of Life and Health …

14 Ways to Increase Your Quality of Life and Health …

It is so simple to live a healthy lifestyle. Now I didn’t say it was easy, it takes dedication, commitment, and consistency. It does not take much to make a BIG impact on your overall health. When you focus on that it makes life so much simpler. Here are some great tips from Chalkboardmag to keep you on track to living the healthiest lifestyle you can!

Get moving.
Bike to work. Do a set of jumping jacks in the morning. Buy a jump rope and spend five minutes perfecting your double dutch. Put on a playlist of four or five songs, and […] Read more

TnT’s for Improved ZZZ’s

TnT’s for Improved ZZZ’s

This post is short, sweet and to the point.

In a recent quarterly appointment at CPM the topic of lacking enough sleep came up. I’ve made some big changes in my personal life to accommodate more sleep… And it is paying me back BIG time with increased focus, energy and better mood.

Sleep is Vital! A couple of past recent posts why and how…

More Morning Rituals for Better Sleep

PM Rituals for Better Sleep 2.0

In addition, here are 10 more tips you can implement right away to help you get the sleep you so ‘definitely’ need….

1. No caffeine after 7 p.m.
2. Review your […] Read more

Be Clear and Concise With Your Goals …

Be Clear and Concise With Your Goals …

With the new month comes new goals (and/or old ones revisited and refocus on how to achieve them this month).

So why is this month’s goals going to be different from last?

What steps are you going to take to have a plan in place and healthy strategies to achieve these goals? Choose the route you are headed, and focus on the steps to your final destination.

If there is no plan in place, how to we expect to get the end result that we want?

When I sit down with my clients one of the first questions I ask them what motivated you […] Read more

CPM Workouts: July 6 – 10

CPM Workouts: July 6 – 10

Quote for this Week…
Be legit. Commit. Don’t quit. Stay fit! 

 

Monday: Combining the upper body (shoulders) with seated DB Press; The Middle (Abs) with Toes to Bar; And finally the Lower Body (Legs) with Pistols. In a 16 minute AMRAP with a pace breaker of Double Under’s. Talk about a post holiday comeback workout:)

Tuesday: Hitting some strength with a session of Deadlifts to find a STRONG 5 rep set. Followed by Rowing, Hand Release Pushups and Pullup’s (Chest to Bar if applicable). Hang on to the bar and your excitement until then!

Wednesday: Think Slam Balls and Handstand Holds for Wednesday. It […] Read more

Happy 4th of July!!

Happy 4th of July!!

100 Day Push-Up Challenge
Check out the board by the dummbbells. A lot of members are participating in the push-up challenge this summer. You want to get better at push-ups too, right? Then sign up for this challenge!

It’s Day 13 of the challenge. You can still buy in by bringing $20 and completing 91 push-ups today.

Here are the details for those of you still not in it…

Do 1 push-up. Each day you add a push-up until you have the entire 100 days and 100 push-ups complete. For instance, Day 51 is 51 push-ups, Day 74 is 74 push-ups.

You have the entire […] Read more