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The Power of Fish: Why You Need Omega-3s

When is the last time you had fish for dinner? Fish is among the healthiest foods on the planet. It is loaded with important nutrients, such as protein and vitamin D. Fish is also the world’s best source of omega-3 fatty acids.

What’s The Best Protein Powder For You?

Not all protein powders are created equal. Some are definitely better than others. With all the options out there, it can be hard to know which is the right powder for you. We all have different goals, genetic make-up and preferences, so there is no one single powder that is best for everyone.

Feeling Fatigued? Could It Be Low Magnesium?

Magnesium is a crucial mineral to nearly every organ, tissue, and function in your body, including: Energy production Keeps bones and teeth strong Muscle and nerve function Blood pressure regulation Helps keep heart rhythm steady Where does magnesium come from? How do you know if you’re getting enough? Signs You’re Deficient in Magnesium An early […]

Supplements — Do We Really Need Them?

Let’s talk about the word supplement. A supplement is something that completes or enhances something else that it’s added to. In terms of nutrition, supplements are meant to improve your health. Do you need supplements? If so, which ones?

The Power of the Clean

Let’s talk about the exercise that will help you feel better, perform better, and look better naked: the power clean. The clean is one of the most complex movements we do at CPM Fitness. It can take months of practice to do them efficiently. Most often, people get frustrated and quit, or they charge ahead […]

Does Spot Training Really Work?

Almost everyone would like to change certain parts of his or her body: “Lose the belly.” “Have legs like Carrie Underwood.” “Achieve that six pack look.” It does not help that there are so many gadgets, supplements, and exercise programs feeding us with the idea that we can do just that — spot train. Spot […]

Six Reasons To Love Front Squats

One of my favorite lifts is the front squat. We all know that the squat is the king of all exercises! Some may even argue that the front squat is the king of squats, but I will let you decide that one for yourself. Here are six reasons you should never miss a front squat […]

Are You Making One Of These Six Common Deadlift Mistakes?

The deadlift is considered the ultimate test of overall body strength. It’s a combination of a push with the legs and a pull of the upper body. This lift produces strong people, keeps you fit, and enhances your flexibility (not to mention the perks to our derrieres.) The deadlift is also one of the most […]

Is Intensity Killing Your Progress?

How many of us have started something with motivation and excitement, only to fizzle within a few weeks or months? I think we all have. Here is the typical pattern: Intense motivation, energy and excitement to get started Intense activity Injury, fatigue, or burn-out Stop the activity all together This pattern happens with diets, exercise […]