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CPC's Blog About Health and Wellness

Biggest Takeaways from Grad School
Monday, 5 / 14 / 18
TAGS: Work, Life Balanace, Ask Questions, Read More
This past weekend I walked across the stage and accepted my master’s degree in exercise science at Springfield College. Even though I completed my coursework in May of 2017 and defended my thesis this past November I wanted the closure of walking across the stage.
To Stretch or Not to Stretch
Monday, 5 / 7 / 18
TAGS: stretch
If you’ve read my last two blogs, I’ve discussed the two topics of mobility vs stability, and the importance of foot strength in relation to lower extremity pain. In those two blogs I’ve only slightly mentioned the concept of stretching, and that it’s probably not working for…
Spring, Sunshine, and … SUGAR Self-discipline!
Monday, 4 / 30 / 18
TAGS: sugar, hydration, electrolytes
As the warmer weather approaches (if it ever decides to stay) so does our itch to get out, socialize, and enjoy the sun. There are sneaky ways in which our routines and diets will alter. Today’s focus… the master of disguise of sugar.
So Many Meals(ervices), So Little Time
Tuesday, 4 / 24 / 18
So it seems lately that all I talk about is food during my blog posts. This week is no different, just going to keep the food train a-rollin'! Plus it fits in with my current course of study aaand I kinda used to be considered the "food guy" around here anyway, fell off that…
Establishing A Performance Mindset
Wednesday, 4 / 18 / 18
TAGS: Mindset, Attitude, Thinking, Emotion
Several weeks ago the staff at CPC and a handful of other lucky individuals were treated to an in-service presented by Chris Nentarz a Physical Therapist, Performance Specialist, and Master Instructor for TRX based out of Buffalo, NY.
Sleep: How much do we need?
Monday, 4 / 9 / 18
TAGS: Recovery, Sleep, Circadian Rhythm
Sleep is a vital key to recovery and overall health, especially for those who are training. As you sleep, your blood pressure decreases, your breathing becomes slower, muscles become relaxed and blood supply to muscle increases. This all leads to greater tissue growth and…
What’s Your Posture? And What Does it Mean?
Monday, 3 / 26 / 18
Good Posture; one of the single handedly most important things you can do for your body. “Keep your shoulders back”, “Stand up tall,” “Stand proud,” we’ve heard it all our lives. Well, it’s not joke. Here is why:
Screw Diets
Monday, 3 / 19 / 18
TAGS: food, Precision Nutrition
When you think about it, food really is a journey. Quite the prophetic statement if I do say so myself, re-read it, go ahead let it sink in a little bit….
PIQ - What’s The Buzz All About?
Tuesday, 3 / 13 / 18
TAGS: Exercise, heart rate training, HIIT, mental toughness, group classes, technology, wearables
Maybe you’ve noticed the addition of multiple PIQ classes throughout our class schedule, most recently with the addition of Tuesday morning at 6am. So, what’s the buzz around this class that you keep hearing so much about? And, why should you be taking it?
Subconscious Function
Wednesday, 3 / 7 / 18
TAGS: #movement, #strength, #mobility, #coaching, #performancenetwork
It seems everywhere I look, I am witness to an unnecessary (or unhealthy) obsession with perfect movement patterns. Now don’t get me wrong there is absolutely no part of me professionally condoning allowing people to move “shitily” but the craze has gone TOO FAR, and, in many…