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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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Rethink Your Break

Written by: Jennifer Sabol, Assistant Health Fitness Program Manager Have you ever tried to take a break whether it be from work or another area of your life, only to realize it didn’t really help you in the moment? I’ve personally done that multiple times. Stopping what I’m doing and mindlessly pressing pause but not…

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The Scoop on Social Media & Your Health

Written by: Keriann Hill, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager If you’re anything like me, you have experienced both a love and hate relationship with social media. Some moments I’m enjoying connecting with old friends, liking and commenting on posts, and sharing content of my own. Other times, I get sucked into an endless stream of…

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Meaningful Gifts to Yourself: Take Care of Yourself

Written by: Alexander Halsey, CFW Health Fitness Specialist The abstractness and manifestation of balance goes well beyond how well you can stand on one leg!  How we balance life is of equal reverence. The way we spend each day can be simplified in two ways, how we serve others and how we serve ourselves. No…

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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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Working and Living Back Pain Free!

Written by: Jina Nkrumah: Health Fitness Specialist Lower Back Pain (LBP) is one of the most prevalent complaints that impact the lives of many individuals worldwide  When LBP strikes, it can range from acute (< three months), to chronic (> three months) and it can interfere with an individual’s overall productivity. Common causes of lower…

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Sleep Hygiene is the Key to Sweet Dreams

Infographic from CFW Health and Fitness Professionals When you are tired, you are unable to function at your best. Getting healthy sleep is critical for physical and mental health, improving productivity and overall quality of life. Our daily habits – what we eat and drink, the medications we take, our sleep environment and how we spend…

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Take a hike!

Written by: Becky McGraw, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager Scenic overlook – photo credit: Becky McGraw As people search for a way to disconnect for a day, many will flock to the nearest trails. Although a walk around your town is always a great idea, hiking through a natural environment provides the ability to disconnect…

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The Extended Recharge with Your Family

Written by: Olivia Ventra, Health Fitness Specialist In this new coronavirus reality, the family home has become the epicenter of everything from school to daycare to work to social lives and it’s not an easy plate for parents to balance. However the “family home” doesn’t have to mean the typical nuclear family. I am currently…

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