The Power of a Heavy Power Clean

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Testing Your Limits with the Power Clean On Tuesday this week, the workout format was a little different than normal. Following our power clean build-up, we completed 10 rounds of 1 power clean every 30 seconds. It was only 5 minutes but what…

Is Real Fitness like Raising Real Kids?

This new parent world is pretty incredible. (I know you parents told me so) The whole process has been a game-changer and fundamental shift in my identity When change in life comes your way there are opportunities available to take advantage…

Parenting Advice to Chris and Annie From The Nooners

Your Life is Over But It Has Just Begun I thought it would be fun to ask some of the CPM regulars for a bit of parenting advice for Chris and Annie. Here is everything you need to know to be the best parents to your new baby boys. Congratulations!…

CPM – Adult Recess Manifesto

"We need to think like a kid more and act like an adult a little less:-)" When a prospect is interested in CPMFITness. They want to know what makes us unique or different from other gyms around town. So I hit on all the obvious features and…

The Little Ones Are Listening

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Be careful with your words The Whole Life Challenge really has me thinking. I didn't want to do this challenge. I've done it before and I'm in a good place with my eating and exercising. Chris can be convincing so here I am doing it anyway!…

Lets Get Mental about FNL…

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This coming Friday is the beginning of our 2nd Annual Friday Night Lights (#FNL). #realTalkTime Friday Night Lights is a Weekly 5 Week Workout Community Event. My goal is to create an environment that supports you challenging yourself…

CPM Lingo; Part 1 (Terms and Phrases)

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What is that?? AMRAP, EMOTM, STO, Pistol, RX, Chipper... What did you say?? Double Bang? Spousing? Cherry Picker? the Fist? FNL? Part of the power of our community is the terminology, acronyms, nicknames and overall lingo we use at the gym(s).…

Lesson from my trip to NYC…

New York City is crazy! The TALL buildings, LOUD noises (and people) the AMOUNT of places to see and food to enjoy is darn near infinite when you only have a few days. It took my a day or two to get settled… And when I didn’t know what…

“Sweat For Lunch” by Marin Bortnem

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Introducing our first member guest blogger, Marin Bortnem. If you haven't worked out with Marin, she is a blast!. This lady knows how to get in and out of the gym fast all while working hard during the workouts and looking great after them.…