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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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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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Strong. Powerful. Fit.

Written by: By Jared Hoffmeyer, Health Fitness Specialist We all want to be strong and be known for our strength both in and out of the gym, but what kind of strength do you already possess? What kind of strength are you working towards? And what kind is your body best suited for? There are…

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Benefits of the Buddy System

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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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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