Now That's a Good Looking Snatch ...

Many of us Dread Snatch Day .... There are always a few looks of fear as we gather around to talk about the ever-dreaded snatch. Have No Fear .. The Snatch Informant is here! As many of you know I talk about the "Why" of what we do at CPM.…

Don't Join a Gym!... (Part 1 of New Website Highlights)

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What a minute?! Aren't you a gym? Well technically yes, but in reality NO. What do you mean? When you google "what is a fitness gym" I found this definition... A health club (also known as a fitness club, fitness center, and commonly…

Why We Row For Calories Vs. Meters ...

This week we will be rowing for calories on Monday and Thursday. Sometimes we do a 500 meter row and sometimes a 25 calorie row ... Why? So how are calories calculated on the rower? Well the monitor is calculating calories per hour,…

Shoulder Injuries: You could be next!

Barring an acute event (like falling on an outstretched arm), most shoulder injuries come from repeated, cumulative damage. Hard Truth: Almost everyone is at risk for Shoulder Injuries. The Subscapularis (LINK) tends to get plenty of stimulation…

Gym-Phobia: Overcoming Fear of Getting to the Gym...

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The Struggle of 'Gymtimidation' is REAL... To think you’re the only one who has a fear of starting at the gym would be a lie. They say the two most dreaded things are Public Speaking Taxes. I say there is a 3rd... Getting to…

The KING of All Core Exercises!

The  overhead squat is the ultimate core exercise, and unrivaled in developing an effective athletic body. This functional gem trains for efficient transfer of energy from large to small body parts - from your fingers all the way down to…

Why You Need More Front Squats in Your Life

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If you have been #get2thegym this past month you may have noticed one of the programmer’s loves to front squat, LOL. Well that makes two of us! Of course I want to keep this peachy 🍑 butt for life, but there are many more reasons why you…

Why Sumo?

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The deadlift is considered the ultimate test of overall body strength. It’s a combination of a push with the legs and a pull the upper body. It produces STRONG people, keeps you fit and enhances your flexibility. Two popular deadlift variations…

Are you FIT Enough to Save Your Own Life?

In today's FITness world we typically deal with health and aesthetic goals. I need to get off my blood pressure medication. I have a family history of heart disease. I want to lose 60lbs. I'll do ANYTHING for six pack abs! All very…