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Have Fun With Your Health Goals

Written by: Yolanda Cantu, CFW Health Fitness Professional As a seasoned fitness professional and cycling instructor, I have come to enjoy everything fitness has to offer, even applying it to everyday life goals. I have always encouraged my clients to apply all the “gains in the gym” to real-world activities; apply Boot Camp skills to…

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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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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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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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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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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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Addressing the 6 Dimensions of Wellness When You’re Stuck At Home

Written by: Kendall Rosen, CFW Sr. Health Fitness Program Manager Dr. Bill Hettler, co-founder of the National Wellness Institute developed the Six Dimensions of Wellness in the 1970s.  Today, these interdependent dimensions still provide a concise and well-balanced approach to creating and maintaining a healthy life.  The following suggestions can help you on your wellness…

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Sustainable Heart Health Initiatives

Written by: Kendall Rosen, CFW Senior Health Fitness Program Manager As February comes to a close, it’s a great time to assess what you are offering your employees to promote ongoing heart health and longevity. Maybe you captured a great group photo for Wear Red Day. Maybe you’ve sent out some informational resources via email…

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Relationships and Health

Written by: Kyle Vassar, CFW Health and Fitness Specialist Tweet My friends and family are there to pick me up when I’m feeling down and they are there to celebrate my greatest achievements. They can serve as confidantes whom with I share my deepest feelings or just people I can joke around with when work…

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The Grateful Mind

Written by: Keriann Hill, Health Fitness Program Manager Whether it’s a child being born or getting your dream job, it is likely that you have felt gratitude at some point in your life. Gratitude comes easily when something big happens, but often gets left behind in life’s small moments. We can probably all agree that…

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