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CPC's Blog About Health and Wellness

Kona Bound: Race Week
Thursday, 10 / 5 / 17
TAGS: Goals, Inspiration, Motivation, Personal Performance, Ironman
This week's blog is a throwback to three years ago as I was gearing up for my first IRONMAN at the IRONMAN World Championships in Hawaii. I thought this would serve as nice reminder of how much can change in 3 years and how much things can stay the same. Stay tuned next week's…
The Top Eight Most Ridiculous Pieces of Exercise Equipment
Tuesday, 9 / 19 / 17
TAGS: Exercise, Workout, Equipment
It’s true… don’t always believe what you read or see on TV or in a fitness magazine. Companies will create some of the most ridiculous things and will spill lies just to get your money.
Fall is Coming
Friday, 9 / 8 / 17
TAGS: Health, Advice, Habits, Diet, Seasons
Fall is coming whether some of us are going to accept it or not. As for me, I know as the season’s change, so do my eating habits. Summer, for me, tends to be light, colorful, and refreshing – as are the foods. Fall into winter tends to lean more towards warmth and comfort. Now,…
The Youth of the Nation
Tuesday, 9 / 5 / 17
TAGS: Goals, Motivation, Health, Habits, Empower
One of the biggest health threats facing society today is obesity.  Scary as that is, childhood obesity has also been on the rise, which is even scarier.  Not only are today’s adults getting bigger and less healthy, so isn’t our future generations.  That’s not good.  How do we…
IRONMAN Mont Tremblant
Tuesday, 8 / 29 / 17
TAGS: Inspiration, Coaching, Ironman, Training, 18 Maple, Endurance
No one takes on an IRONMAN alone. The support from friends and family is pivotal in making across the finish line. You may be the one doing the work and putting one foot in front of the other but the without your crew literally and figuratively behind you the journey isn’t as…
Rule Yourself
Wednesday, 8 / 16 / 17
TAGS: Goals, Motivation, CPC, Strength & Conditioning, CPC-EDGE
It’s what you do in the dark, that puts you in the light...
Do This At least Once This Year
Tuesday, 8 / 8 / 17
TAGS: Health, Happiness, Alone, Getaway, Peace
Some of you may or may not know that I am going on a vacation in a couple weeks. This is not your typical vacation, though. I am going to Rangeley, Maine for a week, by myself. When I tell people that, they instantly say, “ALONE?! BY YOURSELF?! LIKE NO ONE?!” Yes. Why? There are…
Calling All Seniors
Thursday, 7 / 27 / 17
TAGS: Motivation, Health, Community, Mobility, Seniors
When we think about exercise and strength, our mind does not automatically think of a 65 or even 80 year old banging out hang cleans. However, that does not mean that some type of exercise should not be a part of their priorities. Staying active all throughout your life can go a…
What's In A Name?
Thursday, 7 / 20 / 17
TAGS: Inspiration, Ironman, Training, 18 Maple, Endurance, Business
Since launching 18 Maple Endurance Training in February of this year, I've received numerous inquiries as to why I chose the name 18 Maple. Just this past weekend, while out in a training ride with the new tri kit, I was asked by fellow riders and perfect strangers why 18 Maple?
Get in a Quickie
Monday, 7 / 10 / 17
TAGS: Motivation, Workout, No Excuses
Workout that is!! It's that time of year again when our schedules are a mess. We're traveling, on vacation, and bouncing from place to place. "How are your workouts going?" "Not good I'm so busy, I've been traveling, the kids this the kids that, I just can't find the time"…