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Trainer Interview: Top 10 Workout Tips

Written by: Jennifer Miles, CFW Health and Fitness Professional Looking for ways to improve your workout? Here are some trainer tips to help you out! Make a plan:  Nothing just happens, be sure you know what you are doing before you show up for your workout.  Pick out your clothes the night before and think…

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Our Immune System – Peeling Back the Layers

Written by: MacKenzie Hayman, Health Fitness Program Manager In the most recent years, there has been a plethora of information published surrounding our immune system.  These publications, in late, have surrounded the topic of vaccines and immunization.  But these are only part of one of our three layers of immune health.  All three layers work…

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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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CFW Fit Fest 2021

You’re Invited! Join us for this Virtual Event that Builds Healthy Habits and Connections in a Hybrid Workforce https://corporatefitnessworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Fit-Fest-2021.mp4 Over the last 18 months, many have struggled to stay healthy and active in the ‘work from home’ environment.  Opportunities to connect with others safely, while maintaining self-accountability for movement, nutrition, and stress reduction have been…

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Exercise in the Outdoors

Written by: Liz Hiros, CFW Health Fitness Specialist Take some of your workouts outdoors to not only benefit your body but also your mind! Here are some benefits of spending time in nature and exercising outdoors: Exercising outdoors or in a “green space” can boost our mood! Spending time in nature, even as little as…

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The Connection Between Diet and Life

Written by: Keriann Hill, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager It’s no secret that our food choices impact our life. As a fitness professional, diet is a commonly discussed topic among clients with varying health goals. Some hope to lose weight, others to gain weight, and plenty who want to gain a better understanding about nutrition.…

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The Benefit of Sport and Recreation in our Lives

Written by: Becky McGraw, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager As kids, we were encouraged to play outdoors and engage in after-school sports not only for the physical benefits but also to be social and gain life lessons about team building, communication and work ethic. Shifting into adulthood, daily routines seem to be crammed with a…

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The True Meaning of “Fitness”

Written by: Syreeta McDonald, CFW Health & Fitness Professional The definition of fitness can be interpreted in a variety of ways and the meaning can vary from person to person. One definition is the state or condition of being physically sound and healthy, especially as the result of exercise and proper nutrition[1].In the fitness profession,…

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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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