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The Extended Recharge with Your Family

Written by: Olivia Ventra, Health Fitness Specialist In this new coronavirus reality, the family home has become the epicenter of everything from school to daycare to work to social lives and it’s not an easy plate for parents to balance. However the “family home” doesn’t have to mean the typical nuclear family. I am currently…

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Recharge and Reset Expectations – A Working Parent Perspective

Written by: Rosa Moore, Working Mom & CFW Fitness Professional The importance of recharging in this pandemic has become a challenge for all parents. In my position of being a single mother of a 3-year-old boy, I have had to think outside the box to find time for me. Prior to COVID-19, I used to…

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Finding Focus at Home

Written by: Mary Rosenthol, CFW Health and Fitness Expert Working from home used to be a rarity, but in today’s world it has become commonplace. While working from home does have benefits, working remotely also poses challenges. Fortunately, there are some tips that can make working from home both more efficient and pleasant. Tip #1:…

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Using Apps to Get You Moving & Motivated

Written by: Mary Rosenthol, CFW Health and Fitness Professional Midweek and it’s raining again. The kids are trying to do online classes. I have been at my desk for a couple of hours and my back is beginning to hurt. Does this scenario sound familiar? Life is nothing like it was compared to just a…

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Spring Cleaning your Workspace, Mentally and Physically

Written by: Keriann Hill, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager The gloomy winter weather is finally behind us and spring has sprung! Many of us have started our spring cleaning, dusting off windowsills and letting in the fresh breeze. Why shouldn’t we devote the same attention to all aspects of our lives, especially our workspace where…

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Staying Socially Connected While Physically Apart

Written by: Becky McGraw, CFW Health & Fitness Program Manager Whether we personally identify ourselves as introverted or extroverted, humans are naturally social creatures. During this absence of social events – no group fitness, concerts or barbeques – many may struggle with maintaining a level of connection with family, friends and coworkers. Compared to pandemics…

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The Top 5 Inexpensive Equipment Items To Help You Workout At Home

Written by: Carla Rinker, CFW Account Manager & Fitness Expert With gyms and fitness facilities around the nation closed, finding motivation to stay active is harder than before. You don’t need expensive gym equipment to get a great workout. These staple items don’t take up much space and still provide plenty of variety in your…

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Finding Motivation for At-Home Workouts

Written by: Becky McGraw, CFW Health and Fitness Program Manager We are creatures of habit and many thrive on daily routines. When challenged with creating a new routine, many may struggle at first to find motivation to workout at home with little to no equipment. Working out at home doesn’t have to be a drag…

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Lessons Learned from a Quarantined Fitness Professional

Written by: Matthew Bronico, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager As a fitness professional, it is very odd that I get the chance to work at home. In fact, when I tell family members and friends that I am indeed doing just that, the response I usually hear is, “How is that possible”? It’s uncharted territory,…

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The Feet that Carry Us

Written by: Jennifer Sabol, CFW Assistant Health Fitness Program Manager As we enter into a new season of spring, we also find ourselves in a new season of uncertain times. Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, people are finding themselves having to make adjustments to their daily lives such as working from home, social…

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