CPM’s Guide to the “Winner’s Mindset”

CPM’s Guide to the “Winner’s Mindset”

What separates the winners from the losers, is that winners accept that there are no shortcuts to success. Equipped with hard work, sweat, and consistency, the most effective tools for success, winners do whatever it takes to get the job done.

Achieving success in CPMFITness comes down to the decisions that we make on a daily basis. These, in turn, become our habits. Gain insight into the habits of winners, so that you can turn even smallest of efforts into success.

Set Your Goals and Take Action

Goal-Setting is the single most important skill to acquire when it comes to creating healthy exercise habits. […] Read more

Mod Squad Mini – Tree

Mod Squad Mini – Tree

Stretch break you can do in a minute or less!

 

Alright CPM, let me see your best Tree pose! Where’s the most unusual place you got caught in Tree pose? Post those pictures to the Facebook pages and share the fun!

 

Looking for a fun date night activity? Interested in Yoga and Wine and want a fun way to combine the two. Then, join me on Friday, March 31st from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Plums Cooking for a great Wine Down Yoga.  Start the evening with a wonderful, relaxing yoga flow and then stick around to choose from some great wine, check out the […] Read more

The Mod Squad – Plank

The Mod Squad – Plank

The Mod Squad – Get Your Plank in Top Form

Welcome to another edition of The Mod Squad! Today we are discussing a move we use all the time in yoga and in our regular workouts and that is a plank hold.

There are 3 main points we want to focus on to get the most out our plank hold.

Keep our shoulders over our wrist and keep our neck neutral.
Pull the belly button back toward your spine and keep your core engaged. Squeeze your legs together and ankles together engaging all those muscles.
Think about drawing a straight line from the top of your head […] Read more

True or False Comparison??

True or False Comparison??

Now that Friday Night Lights is in full swing; I’d like to bring back a topic I wrote about back in 2011 (LINK) that may help you now or later due to the heightened heat of the FNL competition….

In your FITness, Career and the other important areas of your life it is easy to compare what you want to what others have…

The FIT dude says…

“I wish I could do as many ____ as he/she can!”
“Why can’t I go as fast in the ____as he/she can?!”

Also, in life and career:

“I want to be rich and famous”
“Why can’t I catch a […] Read more

Why “Friday Night Lights”??

Why “Friday Night Lights”??

With our Friday Night Lights starting in a few days something very good or something very bad can happen to you…

You can become motivated beyond what you ever thought possible.

–OR–

You can fall into the Bermuda triangle of COMPARING yourself to others, their scores, begin to question your training and success you have had thus far. Falling victim to self sabotaging yourself.

Friday Night Lights is a way to provide context to your training and gives you purpose behind everything you have been working for in the gym day in and day out.

GOOD COMPETITION

Competition can bring out the best in you. I fully believe that you can […] Read more

How to Apply the 80/20 Rule to Improve Your Health and Your Life…

How to Apply the 80/20 Rule to Improve Your Health and Your Life…

There’s a lot going on in the world, and generally people tend to have a lot going on in their lives too. The secret to dealing with what can feel like an overwhelming existence in our modern world is to shift your focus to the things that matter, and start cutting the things that don’t. To help you along the way, lets look at how you can apply the 80/20 rule to different areas of your health.

What is the 80/20 Rule?

Also called the “Pareto Principle”, the 80/20 rule simply states that in many cases 80% of results are caused by […] Read more

A CPM Love Story ….

A CPM Love Story ….

Over the past fifteen years Chris and I have owned and/or worked at a gym,(it’s actually where we met and feel in love). We realized the importance of loving what you do. Not only the importance it had on us, but the importance it had on our clients as well.

When I was stuck at a job that I was not passionate about, I lacked the “love” because I wasn’t utilizing my talents, and my heart was just not in it.

When I found my true path at our gym CPMFITness. I began to see the true meaning of “loving” […] Read more

Tips for CPM Shoulder Stretches ….

Tips for CPM Shoulder Stretches ….

Last week I gave you some great tips for those hips, and now that your hips are feeling great it’s time to work on the shoulders.

For people who sit a long time at work, the shoulders and rotators become tight, and can cause weakness. This combination negatively affects our posture and can cause neck issues too. With Proper shoulder stretches you can maintain proper posture, and the stability in our backs (low back especially). Here are some great stretches to take with you anywhere you go so you can feel great and your posture will look even better!

#1 Down […] Read more

CPM Introducing “The MOD Squad” …

CPM Introducing “The MOD Squad” …

The Mod Squad – 3 Moves for Happy Hips

Welcome to the first episode of The Mod Squad! Today we are talking about the one thing that just about everybody complains about and that is our hips. So much of our day is spent sitting that you can understand why our hips need a little extra love and attention. Today’s video will walk you through 3 different stretches we can use to get some movement into our hips.

Fireplace. This is a yoga move that involves stacking one leg on top of the other. Start with placing the left leg on the […] Read more

FITness Mistakes You Must Avoid in 2017…

FITness Mistakes You Must Avoid in 2017…

Price Shop Gyms…

What is a smarter strategy?
A. Paying $20 a month to a gym you don’t ever use. Thus, no results are achieved. It’s just enough money to justify not going or convince yourself you will start over on ‘Monday. Less money, less motivation, less fun; seems like a lifetime of frustration to me.
B. Or, paying a couple hundred bucks for a coach and gym that gives you the education, accountability and results for a lifetime! Money is one of your best motivators if you position it the right way.

You get what you pay for… Right? Your body is not an […] Read more