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Be About It

CPC's Blog About Health and Wellness

Off-Season: Who Needs it? You Do!
Thursday, 11 / 14 / 19
TAGS: Endurance, Off-Season
Today’s blog, while relevant to all, will be most applicable to my endurance loving pals. I’ll challenge all readers to stay with me and see just how an endurance athlete’s mindset is really no different than most if you put your own professional, personal, or recreation spin on…
Embrace the Suck
Wednesday, 11 / 6 / 19
TAGS: Knowledge, Inspiration, #beaboutit, #human, #perspective
This blog today is not about the mental or physical toughness that surrounds something but rather the perception of it all and how we put things into a space. HOW you express yourself is going to manifest…
Wednesday, 3 / 27 / 19
Now that Massachusetts has become a state where recreational marijuana is now legal it seems that CBD has become quite common and a popular thing to talk about. More and more CBD is showing up in many different products and places. There is a store at the mall dedicated to the…
High Performance Habits. How Extraordinary people become that way.
Tuesday, 3 / 5 / 19
TAGS: Performance, Fear, courage, Energy
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
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, Travel, endurance training, Running, 18 Maple Endurance Training, Empowerment
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, Intensity, Comrodery
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…