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CPC's Blog About Health and Wellness
High Performance Habits. How Extraordinary people become that way.
Tuesday, 3 / 5 / 19
Ever since graduate school I have made a point to read as often as I can, even if it is just a few pages a day. In the recent weeks, I have been reading the book High Performance Habits by Brendon Burchard. This book has really hit home and has given me a different take on how I…
There’s More Behind the Word “Trainer”
Tuesday, 2 / 26 / 19
In this field of health and fitness, there are many different types of professionals all of which carry a specific title. These include “athletic trainer”, “personal trainer”, and “strength and conditioning coach” all of which are very different from each other. It is so common…
All Sizes Fit ONE
Tuesday, 2 / 19 / 19
The clothing industry has done an amazing job of categorizing our bodies into numbers and letters. When you walk into the store you usually know exactly where to head to ... S, M, L, XL, XXL, X Tall, Short, 00, 38, and so on. You are in search of a label just like everything else…
Meal Prep Pick-Up?
Wednesday, 2 / 13 / 19
As a lot of you may know some of the coaches, myself included, have been doing a meal swap for lunches throughout the week. There are 5 of us that participate so each of us makes 5 or so meals over the weekend and on Monday we all swap so that each of us has 5 different meals to…
Women & The Power of Running
Friday, 2 / 8 / 19
Running and the sport of women’s running has been on my mind for some time now. I am in the midst of putting the final touches on 18 Maple’s newest endeavor a Women’s Only Runcation to be held this July in Ludlow, VT. It’s yet another lofty project but one that I feel is…
Holding Yourself Accountable with your Goals or New Year’s Resolutions in 2019
Wednesday, 1 / 23 / 19
Merriam-Webster defines accountability as an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions. What does this have to do with anything? It has EVERYTHING to do with staying on track with your goals or new year’s resolutions for 2019 and the…
Should Athletes Train Like Bodybuilders?
Tuesday, 1 / 15 / 19
Working in the collegiate strength setting, you see a team of athletes about 2-3 times per week. When they train with me, we focus on more functional training, which is more of a well-rounded program that integrates exercises that will contribute to improving performance for…
BLURRED EXPECTATIONS : What we see vs. What is real
Tuesday, 1 / 8 / 19
Above is the video I stumbled upon a couple of years ago. Needless to say I felt inclined to bring it back up to the surface. A group of guys decided to do a video on “Guys Get Photoshopped Like Women.” After watching this clip again it is amazing how much it’s message still…
New Year New You!
Wednesday, 1 / 2 / 19
I want to make this pretty short and pretty sweet. It’s a new year, everyone is probably going crazy with New Years Resolutions and how they are going to change their ways this year. Workout more, eat less, get in better shape, get “toned” up, work on my diet, etc. That’s…
Thursday, 12 / 27 / 18
We’ve all felt it. We’ve allowed it to dictate how we respond to injury. We use it as an alarm bell, warning us to stop or back off.