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Stock Your Pantry the Smart Way

Infographic from CFW Fitness Professional, Becky McGraw At a time of social distancing, many of us are limiting trips out of the house, cooking and eating more at home. Check out this list of essential food items so you can stock your pantry with healthy ingredients.  All of these items have a long shelf-life and…

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The Importance of Tracking Your Health

Written by: Jennifer Sabol, Assistant Health Fitness Program Manager Every time we set out to reach a new health and fitness goal, we begin by assessing what needs to be done to reach those goals. Whether it is weight loss, more sleep, strength gains, or healthy eating, tracking our activity and health habits can help…

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Corporate Fitness Reopening Strategies Webinar Recording

Knowing how and when to resume operations of your corporate fitness center is difficult in these times of COVID-19. We are keeping up the latest research and guidelines to advise companies on the best ways to resume corporate fitness operations safely. Check out our recent webinar recording featuring discussion on this subject from a panel…

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Fruits & Veggies: Fuel for Healthy Living

Written by: Olivia Ventra, CFW Health Fitness Specialist As the weather heats up and stay at home orders are gradually lifted, we can begin to take advantage of all the summer months have to offer. This includes enjoying the tasty benefits of fresh fruits and veggies! Reopening plans permitting, local farmers’ markets and fresh fruit…

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Take a hike!

Written by: Becky McGraw, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager Scenic overlook – photo credit: Becky McGraw As people search for a way to disconnect for a day, many will flock to the nearest trails. Although a walk around your town is always a great idea, hiking through a natural environment provides the ability to disconnect…

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It’s ‘Bout Time! Break through the Lack of Time Barrier to Fitness

Written by: Becky McGraw, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager One of the most common reasons people say they are unable to exercise is lack of time. With work and family demands, scheduling a 45-60 minute workout seems unattainable. However, any amount of activity is better than none at all. While physical activity recommendations do encourage…

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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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