Get Your Best Run Yet CPM ...

Many of you are participating in some sort of race (i.e 5k, 10k, 1/2 marathon, spartan etc ..) Mobility and stretching is the key to keeping you feeling great doing what you love ... What if you could run more efficiently, be pain free, and…

How to Improve Your Mile Run Time ....

We test the mile from time to time (pun intended) at CPM .. why? I have a client looking to run a 5 5:30 mile, so he was asking me what I think he should do to help him increase his time ... So here are my tips and tricks to make your mile…

It's OK to Rest

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Lately I’ve had some difficulty mustering up the motivation to get my workouts in each week. Not sure if it’s the weather, the craziness of schedules or the aches/pains I have been experiencing. I have been known to have that frantic…

Summer Season Strategies... Ch-Eat-ing

Summer in Sioux Falls is a challenging time for FITness and Healthy Eating. With the great weather posing more outdoor activities, social outings and travel. The healthy routines most have built take a back seat for fun in the sun, leaving town…

CPM Lingo; M-C-I

At CPMFITness we believe true Functional FITness needs to be broad, inclusive with a mix of weight lifting, bodyweight calisthenics and high/medium/low intensity conditioning. The skill levels in each area range from basic human movements (squats,…

Why is it that people do NOT become FIT?

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In a country like ours, with the opportunities that we have... Why is it that so few people reach their health and fitness goals? Why is America getting fatter every year? Why are more and more people signing up at gyms but ending up quitting…

Confronting the Comfortable...

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Success is a comfort awarded to those only willing to do the uncomfortable. Comfort is a stagnation. Growth requires a constant state of discomfort. Well that sucks!... Well... Actually when you really understand this it can be empowering. How…

What if You Treated Your Body Like Your Car?

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A couple weeks ago I wrote about "What if we treated our bodies like Bank Accounts?" Now lets flip it and re-introduce you back (this is a repost for a couple years ago) about this analogy... Most of us drive cars that run on “regular”…

Keep Your Hydration in Mind

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Let the celebrations begin!! Over the next few day’s many people will be celebrating our nation’s birthday with BBQs, beach trips and firework displays. But if you’re not careful, a fun 4th can turn dangerous quick. Dehydration makes…