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Nervous About the Murph? Here’s the Game Plan

At CPMFITness, we’ve completed Murph for the last eight years on Memorial Day. The Murph became popularized by the CrossFit community. The workout is this: Run 1 mile 100 Pull Ups 200 Push Ups 300 Air Squats Run 1 mile      This upfront can seem daunting, overwhelming, and down-right impossible. So let’s talk about […]

Your One Page Fitness (Business) Plan for 2021

Next week is a big deal in the fitness industry. It happens every year. During the second week of February, 80% of all New Year Resolutions will fail. Why do New Year’s Resolutions Fail? One of the biggest reasons people fail to keep their New Year’s Resolution is because they’re not specific enough. “It’s easier […]

2021 Can Be a Gamechanger for You With This One Word

Every year around this time (especially in the fitness industry) new goals and new motivation is hyped at an all time high. Enter New Year’s Resolutions — people committing to: New diets and weight loss New fitness regiments New rules for life A fresh start to a new year seems like a perfect opportunity to […]

CPMFITness Nutrition 101…

Every physical body is unique, but the path to growth has the same requirements for everyone. Back in December of 2018 The New York Times had a published article, “Is There an Optimal Diet for Humans?” (LINK) The Highlights on a Study of a Modern Hunter Gather Groups Post… Instead of trying to find the […]

Why We Came Back to South Dakota to Start CPM

This post is part of a 3-part series about the CPMFitness story. Catch up on part one and part two! After selling the first-ever CrossFit gym in Sioux Falls, Annie and I looked at each other and asked, “What the hell do we do now?” “Should we travel around Europe?” “Move to the east coast?” “Go […]

How It All Started for CPMFitness in Sioux Falls

This post is part of a 3-part series about the CPMFitness story. Catch up on part one here! It was spring of 2008. Annie and I were newlyweds living in a Los Angeles 700 square foot, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment. It had street parking and no laundry, but we were 1.5 miles from the beach. I […]

The CPMFITness Story: Part One

One of the BIGGEST questions I seem to get continually is “What does CPM stand for?” Yeah, yeah . . . it stands for Christopher Paul Mello. But really, it stands for: Courage Potential Motivation Really, it’s much more. CPM embodies everything that Annie and I have learned and given in our evolution over the […]