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The Feet that Carry Us

Written by: Jennifer Sabol, CFW Assistant Health Fitness Program Manager As we enter into a new season of spring, we also find ourselves in a new season of uncertain times. Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, people are finding themselves having to make adjustments to their daily lives such as working from home, social…

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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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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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