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CPC's Blog About Health and Wellness

Meal Prep Pick-Up?
Wednesday, 2 / 13 / 19
TAGS: Time Management, Nutrition
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
TAGS: Inspiration, Training, endurance training, Travel, 18 Maple Endurance Training, Empowerment, Running
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
TAGS: Goals, Accountability, Comrodery, Intensity
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…
Pain.
Thursday, 12 / 27 / 18
TAGS: Performance, Endurance, Sport Psychology, Cycling, Limits, Metabolic Training, Pain
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.
If the shoe fits wear it!
Tuesday, 12 / 18 / 18
TAGS: Training, Weightlifting, Shoe Type, Shoes
My first question to you is what type of shoes are you training in? Are they specific for the type of training that you do day in and day out? Think about it for a second. Now think about this, would you wear a basketball sneaker to run in? No probably not. If you are primarily…
Factors Related to Performance & Injury That are in Your Control
Wednesday, 12 / 12 / 18
TAGS: Performance, Mobility, Nutrition, hydration, Body Composition
If you read my last blog, it covered the factors that are out of your control related to performance and injury (such as travel, stress, sleep, and past injuries). In this blog, I’m going to piggyback off the last blog and talk about factors that you can certainly control, and…
Defying the Holiday Seasons
Wednesday, 12 / 5 / 18
This time of year becomes a challenging time for many people. Between the crazy schedules, family and friend gatherings, work deadlines and everything else in between we often tend to put our own priorities on the back burner. With such a giving and thankful time of year it is…