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CFW’s dog (and Cat) days of summer give “paws” for a good cause

Written by: Kendall Rosen, CFW Senior Health Fitness Program Manager Ask just about anyone in a management position, and they’ll likely confirm: as the heat and humidity go up, productivity in the workplace inevitably goes down. Increases in vacation days being used, extra daylight hours allowing employee minds to wander to end of day activities,…

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Pain in the Back

Back pack is a common health issue for working populations. The constant discomfort affects mood and productivity, and can lead to chronic conditions or injury. Fortunately there are several things we can do from posture correction, diet and exercise to help prevent or reduce back and other joint pain. Read on for more! Written by…

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Ready… Action! Online fitness videos as a powerful engagement tool

Do you sit too much? Do you struggle to find time and motivation for exercise? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, you’re not alone! Most working American’s have jobs that involve prolonged sitting and site lack of time and motivation as common barriers to exercise. The associated physical and mental health…

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The Balancing Act

The role of social interactions on physical and mental health Written by: Ashley Deonarain, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager Life comes at you in waves. Sometimes you feel like you are on top, riding the waves with cool confidence. Other times, the waves slam into your body and it feels like you are being crushed. While…

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Sustainable Fitness

Make your approach to health and fitness a sustainable one. This month our content writers emphasize sustainability with a focus on exercise progression, goal setting and planning for long term success, and more.

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Fit and Fabulous

Inspiring and empowering women to put their health first! This month our content writers focus on health awareness and tips for women’s health.

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Fresh Start

Ready to tackle new goals in 2019? Our health and fitness experts share these healthy lifestyle tips for making a fresh start in the New Year.

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How to Navigate from the Couch to a 5K

Completing a 5k, the equivalent of running 3.1 miles continuously, may sound daunting. With a smart and gradual training approach, you can find your stride and feel strong in no time. Check out these great tips on how you can get 5k ready from Health Fitness Specialist, Becky McGraw.

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Are You an Active Couch Potato?

Too much sitting and long bouts of sedentary behavior is bad for your health. Even if we fit in a 30-minute workout during the day, spending our remaining hours sitting can still increase health risks. This month, we focus our health content with education and tips to reduce that risk by boosting your active minutes throughout the entire day.

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