Why Are You Here Today?

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I came across an article the other day that stuck with me. It asked... Why Are You Here Today? Don't worry, I'm not getting all sappy on you. The question was in relation to the gym. Why are you working out today? Everyone has different "whys"…

7 No Excuse Workouts for the Holiday Season ...

One of the biggest excuses people have for not working out over the holidays is that they just don’t have the time. So Here are some quick effective workouts you can do over the next month when you’re totally stressed out and don't have…

Stay CPMFIT This Holiday Season ...

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Now that the holiday season is here, we have many added events, stresses, and reasons to get ourselves off track and lose focus on what our ultimate goal at hand is. The holiday stats on weight gain are astounding and inexcusable. The average…

Memories of a Rowing Challenge Past

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Watching CPM members participate in the rowing challenge this year brings me back to 2013. It was my first year at CPM and in your first year at a new gym you participate in EVERYTHING! Rowing challenge? Bring it on! 50,000 OR 100,000 OR 200,000…

Quit Working Out to Lose Weight

I came across an Instagram post the other day that said "Quit working out to lose weight." Right away, this spoke to me. People exercise every day to try to lose weight. I was one of these people for years! How many calories can I burn on my…

When There's A Will There's A Way....

I am fascinated by what the mind can do. We are able to accomplish and achieve so much more than we ever thought possible, and once we start to unlock that power your results and potential are infinite! I was reading a great article in Vanity…

Resistance Training Defined

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What Is Resistance Training? I'm getting pretty basic here but let's start by talking about resistance training. It is simply working against some type of force that resists your movement. Weightlifting would be the first one to pop into my…

What is the Best Stretch? #loadedQuestionWeek

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Believe it or not there are quite few different ways to stretch. (passive, active, PNF, use bands, weights, Self Myofascial Release, Yoga… I can keep going) Asking what the best stretch is like asking what is the best diet is? Or the best…

Motivation is so fickle...

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I see it all the time. A member is rocking the workouts, eating cleaner than ever, losing weight, energy is skyrocketing and all of a sudden... Something happens and motivation is gone! And they fall off the wagon. So what is motivation really? The…