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Be About It

CPC's Blog About Health and Wellness

Importance of a Positive Culture
Wednesday, 9 / 5 / 18
TAGS: Success, all in, culture, positive
Culture can be found everywhere - businesses, the military, politics, and most commonly athletic teams. All levels of athletes including high school, college, and professional all have their own culture or lack there of in some cases. Culture is defined by the Cambridge…
Wake Up Beauty, It’s Time to Beast
Tuesday, 8 / 28 / 18
When you grow up in a certain environment you tend to be influenced in different ways. I was lucky enough to grow up with two older brothers, who all my life influenced and inspired me in more ways than I could ever repay. One of the most important lessons that I can thank them…
Your Sport Season Has Started, Do You Stop Training?
Tuesday, 8 / 21 / 18
TAGS: Training, Off-Season, Sports Training
You’re an athlete that’s been training your entire off-season (for example, let’s say you’re a fall sport athlete and have been training all summer long to prepare for your season) and you’ve improved strength, power, speed, mobility, and flexibility. Then, you go into your…
CPC's first ever VLOG!
Wednesday, 8 / 15 / 18
TAGS: beaboutit
Watch as Mike headlines CPC's first ever VLOG! Topics he'll touch upon include Nutrition Certification, Rocktape Certifications, and the Move!
The Mental Edge … Fact or Fiction?
Monday, 8 / 6 / 18
TAGS: Mental Health
Not many of you know who I am so I thought I would take a few moments to introduce myself. My name is Olivia, but everyone calls me Liv! I am a Western Mass native and grew up right around the corner in 16 acres in Springfield. I received my undergrad from ELMS College in…
IRONMAN - It’s a long day for Everybody
Thursday, 8 / 2 / 18
TAGS: Ironman, Race
Two weeks ago, on July 22, 2018 IRONMAN Lake Placid was held for the 20th consecutive year. Four 18 Maple athletes took on this extraordinary feat of physical and mental endurance covering a total of 140.6 miles. I am incredibly proud to say that all finished. They allowed the…
Effects of Alcohol on Performance
Wednesday, 7 / 18 / 18
TAGS: Performance, Recovery, Alcohol, Prolong Healing
We have all been there, after an even or competition and all you want is an ice cold adult beverage! Wither you are a college athlete celebrating a big win with your team or a weekend warrior who just completed a fitness event with your buddy’s, alcohol consumption is common.
Kohlrabi...WTF?
Monday, 7 / 9 / 18
TAGS: CSA, Kohlrabi, Receipe
Today’s blog is about a curious item I received with in the CSA pick up. Kohlrabi. I’d like to say that I had knew what it was and what it looked like when Mike said he was leaving it for me, but I couldn’t. In fact my initial reaction was, “What the heck is that?”.
Stretching the Truth
Tuesday, 7 / 3 / 18
TAGS: stretch
We’ve been hearing it ever since we can remember… “Don’t forget to stretch” or “You hurt your hamstring? Stretch it”. The phrases go on and on about how much we need to stretch. As you’ve read in my past blogs it could seem that I am anti-stretching, which I’m not.
Off Season Training
Monday, 6 / 25 / 18
TAGS: Training, Off Season
Why Do We Need Off-Season Training? For any athlete, competitor, race, or season there is always an end-point. Quite simply (in my eyes) if you want to become better at what you do, both physically and mentally, off-season is a must for personal growth.