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Overcoming Strength Plateaus

Infographic from CFW Health and Fitness Professionals You’ve been working out for weeks, excited with progress and then seemingly out of nowhere, the journey seems to stall. You may feel bored, unmotivated or weaker as well as experience frustration by this unexpected development. What happened?  A “plateau” refers to a sudden and dramatic decrease in…

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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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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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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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Rest and Recovery

Written by: Samantha Granger, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager It seems like in today’s fitness world everyone is training for something. Most of the time people forget to plan for adequate rest and recovery. I know that I am at fault for this. One of my coaches once told me “There is no such thing…

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Healthy at All Ages

Written by: Samantha Granger, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager Over the last few years I have made it my personal goal to run as many races (5K, 10K, half marathons, and marathons) as possible. Believe me when I say I have been passed by a lot of people at different ages. While running the Detroit…

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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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