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Growing Your Wellbeing is a Balancing Act

Written by: Jenny Kraus, CFW Health Fitness Specialist When the word, “well-being” gets mentioned, what comes to mind? Do you think of your physical fitness? Happiness? Building positive relationships? What you may not realize is that your well-being is a broad term because many factors comprise your well-being including: physical, social, occupational, intellectual, emotional, spiritual,…

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HDLs, Heart Rate, and Blood Pressure…OH MY!

Written by: Morgan Shawler, CFW Health Fitness Specialist Imagine, you are looking at your health checkup report and the readings say: 124/79 mmHg, 58 mg/dL, 72 bpm and the list goes on. You are thinking to yourself, “Are these good or are these bad? What does mmHg even mean? What are HDLs?” To answer the…

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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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Establishing Member Trust & Comfort during COVID

Part three of CFW’s Great Corporate Fitness Reboot blog series. Written by: Elisa Denning, Senior Director of Marketing & Communications “I want to go back to the fitness center, but is it safe?” This is certainly a common and reasonable question to ask of the fitness industry in these times of COVID. From the start…

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Cleaning & Disinfecting your Corporate Fitness Facility

Part two of CFWs ‘The Great Corporate Fitness Reboot’ blog series. Written by: Elisa Denning, Senior Director of Marketing & Communications Proper cleaning and disinfecting are among the first and most critical areas to address with any reopening plan. Defining these protocols early in the process will help ensure you have the necessary resources, supplies,…

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Social Distancing Guidance for Safe ‘Social Fitnessing’

Part one of CFWs ‘The Great Corporate Fitness Reboot’ blog series featuring expert guidance from John Ruyak, President of CFW Design. Written by: Elisa Denning, Senior Director of Marketing & Communications As companies start to reopen their office buildings and welcome employees back to the workplace, there is a heavy burden on facilities and management…

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The Great Corporate Fitness Reboot – Blog Series

CFW presents key topics and the unique considerations for reopening corporate fitness centers. Written by: Elisa Denning, Senior Director of Marketing & Communications It has been a long six months since the initial COVID-19 stay-at-home orders sent corporate employee’s home and closed doors to worksite fitness centers. Like many businesses, the corporate fitness industry has…

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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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