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Be About It

CPC's Blog About Health and Wellness

The Myth of Spot Reduction
Wednesday, 1 / 25 / 17
TAGS: Myth-Busting, Fat Burning, Firming Up
I’m trying to finally put to bed the myth of “spot reduction.” I’m not that optimistic that I’ll be 100% successful because there are so many other sources that tout and make money off of the contrary. What I mean is that there is no single magic exercise that’s going to give you…
Summit recap(s)
Monday, 10 / 3 / 16
TAGS: Learning, Staff, TRX
On Friday 9/16/16 we traveling to Baltimore, MD for the TRX Trainers Summit. What each of us experienced, learned, observed and took away from this weekend was unique. We had an amazing experience as a team and we got a little bit closer along the way.
Ladies Only Lift
Monday, 6 / 27 / 16
TAGS: Performance, Community, No Fear, Success, Ladies Lift
Not to be Captain Obvious but the title really should give it away, Ladies Only. The program was inspired by, created by, and run by women. This goes right down to how the building is scheduled. From 6:45-8pm on Tuesday and Thursday night the men on staff finish their sessions…
Weakness
Thursday, 5 / 26 / 16
TAGS: Goals, Performance, Obstacles, Weakness
It took me almost two years before I saw any progress in my clean. The reason? I chose to continually work on my strengths and ignored the obvious weaknesses in my technique and mobility.
Stress – you need it
Sunday, 5 / 1 / 16
TAGS: Goals, Health, Stress
There are many different ways people conceptualize stress and VAST differences in how it effects each of us. Stress has one of the largest impacts to our overall health more than any other bio-marker
Compete or Empower
Saturday, 4 / 23 / 16
TAGS: Empower, Character
It has become more than just a competition but a destructive race. Some nerve people have to bring others down just to make themselves feel better.
Mobilization with Movement
Tuesday, 4 / 5 / 16
TAGS: Performance, Mobility, Recovery, Flexibility, MCT, Repair, Rest, Trigger Point
we “injure” muscles to stimulate the body to repair itself with the goal of making stronger more efficient neuromuscular and musculoskeletal links. Due to improper recovery strategies (rest, eating, sleeping, work life) the repair doesn’t always go to plan
Focus On The Breath
Friday, 4 / 1 / 16
TAGS: Health, Performance, Mobility, Stability, Lift
Our bodies are pretty amazing pieces of equipment, if everything is built properly and there are no other issues getting in the way of it’s proper functions and processes then it is pretty remarkable at keeping itself relatively safe. The body has many different built in…
MCT – What is it and why you should be doing it
Wednesday, 3 / 9 / 16
TAGS: Goals, Mobility, Strength, Flexibility
As a staff we have invested a lot of personal time and client time into the ins and outs of Myofascial Compression Techniques. I know the questions still remain, “Really? What is MCT and why should I do it?”
A curse. No goat, No babe, it's actually your fault...
Friday, 3 / 4 / 16
TAGS: Knowledge, Leadership
The curse of knowledge: A few months ago I was having dinner with a friend who introduced me to this concept. I IMMEDIATELY “got it” because I live it every single day but had no idea it was “a thing”.