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You Are Not Alone on Your Health Journey

Written by: Ed Sherako, Health Fitness Specialist Are activities better together or solo? Of course, the answer is that it depends on the activity and the individual’s personal preference. It’s nice to be alone when taking a long winter’s nap or concentrating on writing a blog. Alternately, most people prefer company when dining out or…

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Mind Over Matter

Written by: Joelle Ceneviva, Health Fitness Program Manager When determining success, Mental Toughness is viewed as one of the most important psychological attributes to facing adversity. Mental toughness is our inner focus and commitment to rise above. Often followed is a sense of resilience, perseverance and mental fortitude. Mind over matter is everywhere. In nearly…

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Overcome Burnout and Stay Consistent

Written by: Ed Sherako, Health Fitness Specialist One common problem with fitness enthusiasts who take their consistent workout schedule seriously is burnout. Burnout is caused by overtraining, lack of rest, boredom or a combination of these. This is a problem that needs to be addressed because disliking or even dreading a workout is a bad…

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Back to Basics

Written by: Manny Vera, Health Fitness Specialist It’s easy to get lost in all the new fitness trends. There is a vast amount of knowledge out there and it is common to read up on what is considered “the best way.” It is important to remember that this is subjective and should be used as…

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Why does Movement Matter?

Written by: Morgan Shawler, CFW Health Fitness Program Manager The word movement can be used in many different ways; whether you are making a change or doing something physical, it’s a movement! Today’s focus is on how physical movement matters. While there are many physically demanding jobs, the modern American with an office job sits…

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How to Make a Gym Bestie

Written by: Jordan DeVault, Health Fitness Specialist Creating health and fitness goals can be easy. Where it may become challenging is following through and achieving those targeted goals. While some have adapted to exercising alone during the pandemic, others have recently turned to exercising with a buddy. A gym buddy is a great resource to…

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The Scoop on Small Group Training

Written by: Bill Klitz, Personal Training Manager Not sure about small group training? Here’s what you need to know and how to give it a try. What is it? Small group training sessions are essentially the same as personal training, but instead of being one-on-one, you exercise in a group of eight or less led…

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F is for Fitness and Fun!

Written by: Katie Flynn, Health Fitness Specialist Are you someone who dreads working out? Cannot seem to find any fun ways to stay active?  Exercise does not always have to mean running on a treadmill or picking up weights. For me, my exercise outlet is the gym, but I also really enjoy playing competitive volleyball.…

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Making the Switch to Plant Powered Eating

Written by: Alicia Yuhas, Health Fitness Program Manager Why Switch to Plant Powered Eating? The most frequently cited reasons for switching from the traditional “meat and potatoes” American diet are compassion for animals, reducing environmental impact, and improving health and longevity. A less common reason is improving athletic performance. Professional athletes, including Scott Jurek (ultramarathoner),…

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Achieving the Ideal Full Body Workout

Written by: Tamika Reed Newman, CFW Health and Fitness Professional When it comes to making changes to health and wellness habits, immediate and drastic changes rarely ever stick. For most people that commit to a long-term lifestyle change, progress is made with gradual changes over an extended period. Upon deciding what we want to do…

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