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The True Meaning of “Fitness”

Written by: Syreeta McDonald, CFW Health & Fitness Professional The definition of fitness can be interpreted in a variety of ways and the meaning can vary from person to person. One definition is the state or condition of being physically sound and healthy, especially as the result of exercise and proper nutrition[1].In the fitness profession,…

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Building Healthy Relationships in the Workplace

Written by: Olivia Ventra, Health Fitness Specialist Our work world makes up an extensive part of our lives, so it makes sense that the people we are around all day and forced to collaborate with are one of the biggest influences on our satisfaction and happiness at work. Whether it is in person or virtual,…

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The Scoop on Social Media & Your Health

Written by: Keriann Hill, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager If you’re anything like me, you have experienced both a love and hate relationship with social media. Some moments I’m enjoying connecting with old friends, liking and commenting on posts, and sharing content of my own. Other times, I get sucked into an endless stream of…

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Navigating Fitness in a Pandemic

By: Brittany Halpin, Health Fitness Specialist When the COVID-19 pandemic initially shut down the U.S. via mandatory stay-at-home orders in March 2020, most of us wouldn’t have imagined it would still be presently affecting our daily lives come January 2021. With fitness center closures and mandatory face coverings at all times in public, maintaining a…

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Meaningful Gifts to Yourself: Take Care of Yourself

Written by: Alexander Halsey, CFW Health Fitness Specialist The abstractness and manifestation of balance goes well beyond how well you can stand on one leg!  How we balance life is of equal reverence. The way we spend each day can be simplified in two ways, how we serve others and how we serve ourselves. No…

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Virtual Necessity: Preparing for the Future in Fitness

Part six of CFW’s Great Corporate Fitness Reboot blog series. Written by: Elisa Denning, Senior Director of Marketing & Communications As recently reported by all major media outlets, COVID cases are surging across the nation. For many businesses and organizations, this is creating hesitation for reopening. Even though global data and research studies show transmission…

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Training & Supporting Fitness Staff During COVID

Part five of CFWs ‘The Great Corporate Fitness Reboot’ blog series. Written by: Elisa Denning, Senior Director of Marketing & Communications Throughout our reopening blog series, we have shared a great deal of insight on how to prepare your facility, equipment, operations, and how to welcome back members in these times of COVID. But what…

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Stretching as a Way of Life

Written by: Alexander Halsey, CFW Health & Fitness Professional Exercise, as simple as it may seem, communicates to us information about our strength and movement patterns. The gym is our lab to improve our strength and movement amongst other things. There is a movement of hierarchy on which efficient ambulation is built upon. Flexibility is…

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Adjusting Fitness Center Operations in the New Normal

Part four of CFW’s reopening blog series, The Great Fitness Reboot. Written by: Elisa Denning, Senior Director of Marketing & Communications It goes without saying that COVID-19 has significantly altered life as we know it. This state referred to as our ‘new normal’ has required a great deal of patience, grace, compassion, and perseverance to…

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