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…

Wenis Test… (the What Test)??

The #1 rule for a Coaching a client at CPMFITness is DGH... Don't Get Hurt! We've talked about Fixing (LINK) and improving (LINK) your Front Rack Position in a previous post(s) Creating and Keeping the correct positions in a Front Rack position…

Talkin’ Squats…

We perform a lot of movements at CPMFITness and typically I feel we go through the movement and don't fully understand the "why" or the importance of the task. I am such a "why" person. When I know the why and reason behind doing something I…

Nutrition on the Go!

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So it’s that time of year where I spend more time in the car and sleeping in hotel beds rather than my own on Saturdays. I would not change it for the world, as I truly love watching my kids play sports but it can be challenging at times. So…