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Avoiding Crash Dieting in 2023

Written by: Jennifer Sabol, Assistant Health Fitness Program Manager When people hear the word “diet” it is easy to create a negative connotation surrounding the word. Crash diets specifically are when one attempts to change their diet in a quick manner usually with massive calorie reduction or food restrictions in order to loose weight or…

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What Makes us Happy?

Written by: Jennifer Sabol, Assistant Health Fitness Program Manager Throughout our lives we’re constantly bombarded with ideas and ways to “improve” our health. Quick fixes or the value of success is preached to us as a way find happiness. But researchers have found that the true value lies in those we surround ourselves with. A…

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Holiday Traditions and their Importance to our Health

By: Jennifer Sabol, Assistant Health Fitness Program Manager Throughout the year families, friends, and individuals gather to celebrate a variety of holidays and traditions. Often holidays are a time to come together and celebrate, but can be stressful for others. Creating a tradition can allow us to create connections with others as well as have…

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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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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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