CPM Week of Workouts Feb 4 – Feb 8

,
Do it now. Sometimes later becomes never. Monday: Doubles, DB Snatch, DB Russian Twist, Rope Climbs, Sit-ups, Burpees Tuesday: Squat Clean, Run, Squats, Push ups Wednesday: RUNNING! Thursday: Split Jerk, Row, Doubles, Clean & Jerk Friday:…

Going Overhead

Programming movements and workouts is one of my favorites things to do as a personal trainer / coach. I not only program for CPM every 4 months but I'm programming daily lifting and conditioning workouts for middle and high school students in…

Lengthen Before You Strengthen

As a physical therapist one of my biggest pets peeves is watching people jump into workouts without doing any sort of a warm-up. I am not talking about grabbing a PVC pipe and doing a few pass-throughs or bending down to touch the toes for a…

Coaches Spotlight – Brooke Laycock aka #BFF

,
BFF stands for Blonde, Fit and Fun. Brooke has been a standout member for a few years and over the last year taken her talents to coaching at CPM. She has got to be one of my most favorite people to be around. If I had a nickel for when someone…

Find Motivation Thru Fitness

Wikipedia's definition of Motivation states: Motivation is a psychological feature that arouses an organism to act towards a desired goal and elicits, controls, and sustains certain goal-directed behaviors. It can be considered a driving force;…

CPM Week of Workouts Jan 28 – Feb 1

,
New week and another chance to get FIT! Monday: Wall balls, Med ball cleans, doubles Tuesday: Deadlift, KB Swings, Pull-ups, HSPU, Deadlifts Wednesday: Bench Press, Farmer Carry, Clusters Thursday: Singles, Squat Jumps, Goblet Squat, Rowing Friday:…

New Year, New Focus – Mr. CPM is on Track!

,
This week, I'm sharing thoughts from Mr. CPM himself, Chris Mello. Back in the day, Chris and I would meet weekly to discuss work, gym life and everything in between. I always left the meeting feeling good. He has a way of lifting people up…

Barbell vs. Dumbbell

,
Someone who obviously loves the barbell asked me the other day what’s the point of working with dumbbells? I gave them a quick answer but it got me thinking what are the benefits of each. So I did a little research and here is what I found. Dumbbells…

The CPMFITness Story…

,
I heard a phrase recently that has really struck a cord with me. "In Sales, Business, and Leadership a lot of people try to tell new things to the same old people. When you need to say the same old things to more new people." One of the BIGGEST…