Giosi Kitchen: Easy Pumpkin Oatmeal Bake

Welcome to the best cozy fall breakfast ever! This one comes highly endorsed by all three of the Giosi men in my home. A warm, filling delight! I hope you’ll find it satisfying, delicious, and EASY! Here’s The...

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Member Spotlight: Elizabeth Williamson

Elizabeth Williamson “For the first time in my life, I feel like I’m happy with the person I am, inside and out, and I attribute that a lot to CFM and the confidence it’s given me.” How long have you been a member...

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Giosi Kitchen: Harvest Sweet Potato Salad

Food should be ENJOYED guilt free! It should also be doable. One of my biggest pet peeves is recipes that involve heavy machinery, 1,000 ingredients, and a degree in culinary arts to complete. Forget That! Here’s another one of my...

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How To Take Back Your Holiday

I am all about traditions, customs, and celebrations! But I believe the best way to live your healthiest life is to live with purpose. That does not exclude the holidays! Do you have traditions around the holidays that you just don’t look forward to?...

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Member Spotlight: Dennis Keene

Dennis Keene “By working out at CFM I have not only slowed down the aging process, I have improved my fitness which enables me to function independently to maintain my home and enjoy and keep up with my adorable grandboys.” How long have...

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Member Spotlight: Jesse Horne

Jesse Horne “Everyone that I have met has treated me like family.  Everyone is so supportive as they are cheering you on throughout the workouts.” How long have you been a member at Community Fitness of Morgantown? I have been a member a little...

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Member Spotlight: Laura Demnard

Laura Demnard “I love the way I feel, mentally and physically, after completing a workout at CFM. It is so rewarding knowing that I have accomplished something I never imagined I could do.” How long have you been a member at Community Fitness...

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Member Spotlight: Sean Leiseth

Sean Leiseth “CFM has become my family. My entire circle of friends in Morgantown is centered around CFM. Those connections to everyone at the gym are at the core of my love for CFM. From the moment I walk in, I am truly happy…”...

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“Lime In The Coconut” Pineapple Crisp Recipe

The official first day of fall is September 22. Summer is coming to an end, but there is still a little time to enjoy those summer flavors before we fully switch over to the pumpkin spice! To help with that, I wanted to share...

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Member Spotlight: Mike Howell

Mike Howell “I find the coaching to be inspirational and the method behind our movements and workouts to be a great chance to challenge myself.” How long have you been a member at Community Fitness of Morgantown? I joined in the spring of 2016…so...

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Member Spotlight: Jill Pazerski

Jill Pazerski “CFM is more than a gym – it’s a community that welcomes and encourages everyone no matter your age, goals, or fitness level.” How long have you been a member at Community Fitness of Morgantown? A little over 2 years.  I joined in...

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Member Spotlight: Fred Dering

Fred Dering “CFM can meet you wherever your fitness is now and deliver you to wherever you envision your journey going.” How long have you been a member at Community Fitness of Morgantown? 7 years – CFM Anniversary August 6, 2013 Why...

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7 Tips For Setting Purposeful Goals

In last week’s episode of Potential Podcast, Jeff and I discuss setting Purpose Goals. Here’s we’ll dive into Purpose Goals a little deeper and provide 7 tips to help you along the way.  What Are Purpose Goals? “Purpose Goal” is a term Jeff...

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5 Steps To Stepping Outside Of Unrealistic Expectations

In this week’s Potential Podcast episode, we talked about unrealistic expectations we put on ourselves and others. Unrealistic expectations are potentially damaging because they set us up for failure. When we naturally fall short, we create stories in our heads, those stories result in...

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Member Spotlight: Brittany Kolb

Brittany Kolb “CFM is run by great people who genuinely love fitness and helping others achieve their fitness goals. Everyone makes you feel welcome from day one and will always push you to do better.“ How long have you been a member at...

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6 Steps To Creating Effective Affirmations

This is a continuation of last week’s post “Affirmations: Useful or Hippy-Dippy Nonsense?”. If you didn’t have a chance to view that post, I recommend starting there first.  The goal is to reprogram our thinking patterns so that over time we think differently, then...

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Affirmations: Useful or Hippy-Dippy Nonsense?

A few months ago, I started a personal journey to improve a specific area of my life where I feel I have self-sabotaged and/or had a mindset that it has negatively impacted my progress.  On this journey I have begun the process of adding...

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Member Spotlight: Eric Bonner

Eric Bonner “Going daily is a great stress reliever and has also helped me focus more on my diet among other things that help me perform my life at a peak level.  I also enjoy the positive atmosphere and inspirational/motivational messaging from the owner,...

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6 Tips To Develop Growth Mindset In Your Wellness

Today we are focusing on the idea of “Growth”. In particular, inspired by a book Jeff has been reading by Dr. Carol S. Dweck called “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success” today I am going to share with you 6 tips we’ve put together...

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Member Spotlight: Aly Schipani

Alyssa Schipani “Sarah, Jeff, and the rest of the staff have done a phenomenal job at combining a professional gym with a community of members that feel like a second family. …What more can I say?! This gym has everything you’ve always wanted!! No...

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Member Spotlight: Jeff & Alex Horne

Jeff & Alex Horne This is a special Father’s Day Member Spotlight. For this one, we share the story of the Horne father-son duo.  “I cannot imagine a place that is better suited to better myself and teach my son the value of fitness,...

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Ditch This ONE Thing To Ease Your COVID-19 Adjustment

In WV, a lot of people began their return to some semblance of normal life in the past week. Things may still look quite different – masks being worn, crowds limited, the kiddos skipping out on non-existent summer camps. But still… we’ve seen gyms...

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Every FIBER Of Your Being: Exploring The Importance Of Fiber

“Get your roughage!” Have you ever heard that and wondered what exactly it means? That’s your mom reminding you to get enough fiber. But what is fiber and why does it matter? Let’s explore those very questions!  What Is Fiber?  Fiber is a type...

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Member Spotlight: Kate & JoJo Kozak

Kate & JoJo Kozak This is a special Mother’s Day Member Spotlight. For this one, we share the story of the Kozak mother-daughter duo.  “You will never know the feeling until you are within the walls and really appreciate the uniqueness of CrossFit Morgantown....

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Guiltless Zesty Lemon Cookie Balls [With Video]

Last week we did a member Zoom gathering where I shared a recipe for Healthy No-Bake Breakfast Cookies. It was so successful, that when I needed to use a couple of lemons this week, I decided to share another healthier option for EASY no-bake...

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Member Spotlight: Maggie La Rocque

Maggie La Rocque “The community at CrossFit Morgantown is rare. For me, it was life-saving. …What I can say, however, is that the opportunity to find such a gift, while also taking care of fitness and health, is priceless.”  How long have you...

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Sarah’s Homemade Granola [With Video]

This post has come as a special request form one of our members. Today I share my Homemade Granola recipe.  Why I Love This Recipe  So easy  Super fast  Incredibly versatile  Healthier Option To Store Bought  Gluten free  Unrefined oils  Naturally sweetened – No...

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Member Spotlight: Justin Dalton

Justin Dalton “The community is so accommodating, supportive, and uplifting to me. They make the hour or so I spend there each day, the best part of my day! The community also impacts so many people and so many things outside the walls of...

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DIY Natural & Non-Toxic Cleaners

“This place has never been cleaner!” I exclaimed as I watched traditionally less-than-conscientious co-workers spray and wipe down each surface of our work space. The second you enter my office building or grocery store, the scent of cleaning supplies smack you in the face....

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Member Spotlight: Ashli Richards

Ashli Richards “I love the people at CrossFit Morgantown. They have become a family to me. They’ve been supportive for me through my ups and downs.”  How long have you been a member at CrossFit Morgantown? I have been a member for 4...

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Homemade Sensory Play Dough [With Video]

The kids have been at home for 5 weeks now. This has given us the opportunity to find new and creative activities! Arlen loves play dough, so we borrowed a recipe from his “Grammy” and he and I worked together to make it. The...

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Member Spotlight: Ray Glymph

Ray Glymph “A regular gym workout just doesn’t push me to become better. The workouts at CrossFit Morgantown have challenged me each day with the workout being different every class.”  How long have you been a member at CrossFit Morgantown? I have been...

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How To Naturally Dye Easter Eggs [With Video]

It’s quite likely your Easter traditions will not look the same this year. If you are like us, you’re really narrowing down trips to the grocery store and the regular items you purchase may be running sparse. BUT you don’t have to cancel dying...

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Member Spotlight: Kevin Armstrong

Kevin Armstrong “The atmosphere at CrossFit Morgantown is amazing, challenging, and supportive. It is a place you will thrive.”  How long have you been a member at CrossFit Morgantown? I’ve been a member since November 2019.  Why did you join? In my...

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Stress Relief With Aromatherapy

“An infected mind is a far more dangerous pestilence than any plague- one only threatens your life, the other destroys your character.” –  Marcus Aurelius  Many are experiencing added stress and anxiety during this time. One thing you can try is Aromatherapy.  What Is...

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Member Spotlight: Leann Hanshew

Leann Hanshew “Improved fitness has boosted my confidence and overall sense of worth, immensely.”  How long have you been a member at CrossFit Morgantown? I joined CrossFit Morgantown when my family moved back to Morgantown in July of 2014. Why did you...

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This Will Make You Respect Your Body More

Happy Valentine’s Day! Usually this blog gets posted on Mondays, but I wanted to do a special post today since we will be surrounded by love. However, I’m not talking about the romance between two partners, or even showing love to your family and...

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Member Spotlight: Jim Matuga

Jim Matuga “…we’re united on a mission to be better people, be more fit and live better lives.”  How long have you been a member at CrossFit Morgantown? I joined CrossFit Morgantown in March of 2015 at the invitation of Lincoln Kinkade.   ...

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Positive Mindset In 2020

Our mission is to use fitness as a catalyst to support our community and help others recognize their full potential through… friendship, love, and loyalty.  In 2020, we want to help you take charge of your personal wellness and focus on making positive changes...

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