Going Overhead

Programming movements and workouts is one of my favorites things to do as a personal trainer / coach. I not only program for CPM every 4 months but I'm programming daily lifting and conditioning workouts for middle and high school students in…

Lengthen Before You Strengthen

As a physical therapist one of my biggest pets peeves is watching people jump into workouts without doing any sort of a warm-up. I am not talking about grabbing a PVC pipe and doing a few pass-throughs or bending down to touch the toes for a…

Coaches Spotlight - Brooke Laycock aka #BFF

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BFF stands for Blonde, Fit and Fun. Brooke has been a standout member for a few years and over the last year taken her talents to coaching at CPM. She has got to be one of my most favorite people to be around. If I had a nickel for when someone…

Find Motivation Thru Fitness

Wikipedia's definition of Motivation states: Motivation is a psychological feature that arouses an organism to act towards a desired goal and elicits, controls, and sustains certain goal-directed behaviors. It can be considered a driving force;…

CPM Week of Workouts Jan 28 - Feb 1

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New week and another chance to get FIT! Monday: Wall balls, Med ball cleans, doubles Tuesday: Deadlift, KB Swings, Pull-ups, HSPU, Deadlifts Wednesday: Bench Press, Farmer Carry, Clusters Thursday: Singles, Squat Jumps, Goblet Squat, Rowing Friday:…

New Year, New Focus - Mr. CPM is on Track!

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This week, I'm sharing thoughts from Mr. CPM himself, Chris Mello. Back in the day, Chris and I would meet weekly to discuss work, gym life and everything in between. I always left the meeting feeling good. He has a way of lifting people up…

Barbell vs. Dumbbell

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Someone who obviously loves the barbell asked me the other day what’s the point of working with dumbbells? I gave them a quick answer but it got me thinking what are the benefits of each. So I did a little research and here is what I found. Dumbbells…

The CPMFITness Story...

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I heard a phrase recently that has really struck a cord with me. "In Sales, Business, and Leadership a lot of people try to tell new things to the same old people. When you need to say the same old things to more new people." One of the BIGGEST…

Keep Your Goals Simple CPM ...

Goals are on every one's mind right now. We all have heard the term "New Year New You" but what exactly does that mean? Are we making our goals too difficult? Do you even know the reason on the super why of the goals? Do you have any idea…