Simplicity

The older I get, the more I admire simplicity. With my eldest child entering high school this year, lots of emotions have come to the surface. It has pushed me to reevaluate how I spend my time and what is truly important to me. Simplicity…

CPM Lingo; M-C-I

At CPMFITness we believe true Functional FITness needs to be broad, inclusive with a mix of weight lifting, bodyweight calisthenics and high/medium/low intensity conditioning. The skill levels in each area range from basic human movements (squats,…

CPM Week of Workouts July 29 - Aug 2

Monday: BMU, Deadlifts, Run Tuesday: Front Squat, Air Squats, Sit-ups, Push-ups, Box Jumps Wednesday: Pistols, HSPU, Row, T2B, Push Press, KB Swings Thursday: Squat Cleans, Rope Climb, Run Friday: Doubles, Air Squats, Devil's Press, Push-ups,…

Let Go

I am writing this a week ahead of schedule. I should be packing but I am a little overwhelmed as tomorrow morning I depart to Washington, DC with about 80 soon to be 9th graders at BVHS. As a self-confessed control freak, the thought of going…

Why is it that people do NOT become FIT?

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In a country like ours, with the opportunities that we have... Why is it that so few people reach their health and fitness goals? Why is America getting fatter every year? Why are more and more people signing up at gyms but ending up quitting…

Is Nutrition Really That Important?

I don't believe that most people really understand the importance nutrition has to our overall health. Eating food is an activity most of us do at least three times a day. Logically, what we choose to put in our mouths can have an impact on…

CPM Week of Workouts July 22 - July 26

Monday: Clean, Box Jumps, Pull-ups Tuesday: Run, HSPU, Thrusters, K2E, Deadlifts, Burpees, KB Swings, Pull-ups Wednesday: Farmer Carry, Lunges, Doubles, Ball Slams Thursday: OH Squats, Lat hops Friday: Wallballs, HSPU/HRPU, Power Clean The…

Huddle Up, It's Half-Time

July marks the mid-point of our year. It’s HALFTIME! For many July is just another month filled with work, errands, to-do-lists and other life demands. Summer brings with it vacation mode, a shift in attitude but also weeks of leave, shorts…

Confronting the Comfortable...

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Success is a comfort awarded to those only willing to do the uncomfortable. Comfort is a stagnation. Growth requires a constant state of discomfort. Well that sucks!... Well... Actually when you really understand this it can be empowering. How…