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…

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…

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…