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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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Recharge and Reset Expectations – A Working Parent Perspective

Written by: Rosa Moore, Working Mom & CFW Fitness Professional The importance of recharging in this pandemic has become a challenge for all parents. In my position of being a single mother of a 3-year-old boy, I have had to think outside the box to find time for me. Prior to COVID-19, I used to…

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Finding Focus at Home

Written by: Mary Rosenthol, CFW Health and Fitness Expert Working from home used to be a rarity, but in today’s world it has become commonplace. While working from home does have benefits, working remotely also poses challenges. Fortunately, there are some tips that can make working from home both more efficient and pleasant. Tip #1:…

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Spring Cleaning your Workspace, Mentally and Physically

Written by: Keriann Hill, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager The gloomy winter weather is finally behind us and spring has sprung! Many of us have started our spring cleaning, dusting off windowsills and letting in the fresh breeze. Why shouldn’t we devote the same attention to all aspects of our lives, especially our workspace where…

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Staying Socially Connected While Physically Apart

Written by: Becky McGraw, CFW Health & Fitness Program Manager Whether we personally identify ourselves as introverted or extroverted, humans are naturally social creatures. During this absence of social events – no group fitness, concerts or barbeques – many may struggle with maintaining a level of connection with family, friends and coworkers. Compared to pandemics…

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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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