What Does 100 Calories of Halloween Candy Look Like?

If you are participating in the #800gChallenge at CPM, you are in the mode of weighing and measuring. So, it's a perfect time to start measuring the Halloween treats, too. How Much Halloween Candy Is 100 Calories? On October 31st, your…

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…
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Are You Standing In Your Own Way?

Why do we do it? We often stand in our own way from reaching our goals. We stand in our way of growth and think that the pain is worth going through, or that maybe it's simply something we have to live with. I have seen this happen in my…
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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? Can’t…
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Spooky Recipe: Halloween Skeleton Veggie Tray

If you are trying to stick with the #800gChallenge, or just avoid extra sugar around Halloween, these are the perfect recipes for you when tempted with all the seasonal tasty treats. You can put these out for all your fun Halloween festivities! Plus,…

You Are Your Company — Choose Wisely!

Last week I was lost; broken from the hardness of the #75hard. It’s hard. The mentality is hard. I focused on ways to gain my motivation back. My why, my goal, the bigger picture, staying positive, and being with like-minded people were…
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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.…
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Try This Fitness Accountability Hack: Flip the Script

Do you ever feel burned out in reaching your fitness and/or nutrition goals? Most of us know what it takes to be successful with our health and fitness. The problem is that we are human, so we all will fail at some point. So much of our…

The Top Fruits and Vegetables For Fall

Feeling fall yet? Believe it or not, it's here! Whether you're currently dominating the #800gChallenge, or even if you are not participating and just want some helpful tips on how to incorporate fun fall fruits and veggies into your diet,…