Active SWV Trained as Lifestyle Coaches

Active Southern West Virginia is excited to announce a new way we will bring wellness to our community. This month, three Active SWV staff became certified Prevent T2 Lifestyle Coaches through the CDC certified National Diabetes Prevention Program, NDPP.

By offering this course, Active SWV hopes to reach locals who are combating prediabetes or at risk for type 2 diabetes. The disease continues to deeply affect West Virginians. As of 2019, America’s Health Rankings placed WV as the unhealthiest state in ...

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How to Recognize Compassion Fatigue

If you’ve felt irritable, down, or unmotivated, you may be experiencing compassion fatigue. If you look at your social media feed and feel stressed or exhausted afterwards, you might be experiencing compassion fatigue. Compassion Fatigue is not new. But during this time of global pandemic and social revolution, its affecting many more of us without us even realizing it.

Here we’ll explore compassion fatigue at the workplace, and at home. We’ll also take a closer look at why and how employers ...

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2020 Community Captain Training

Active SWV Volunteer Community Captain Training

Active SWV Community Captains are champions of their communities who want to lead others to healthier and active lifestyles. They remove barriers preventing people in our community from being active by providing free weekly and monthly physical ...

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Meet the Gardner Family at the Finish Line – NRG Virtual 10K

Virtual races give us a fun way to stay active, but the energy from running with the crowd is missing. You may feel like you are alone during your “race” trying to push yourself for a good time with no cheering friends, family, and volunteers. The race crowd is out here and the Gardner family wants to share their race with you and provide some support at our virtual finish line.

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July Participants of the Month: Crisandra and Randy Tephabock

Active SWV is excited to introduce our July participants of the month, Crisandra and Randy Tephabock! Crisandra and Randy have participated in many Active SWV events, most recently the New River Gorge Virtual 10K event, and the Virtual Regional Fun Run community 5k, where they ...

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