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Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): Step

Posted by Leslie Warren

Jun 14, 2021

IT’S MY FAVORITE TIME OF YEAR – Pride month! What better way to celebrate than kicking it off with a 50-minute Beginner Step class with Rico? And boy did I kick it off.

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Healthy Habits That Lead to Results

Posted by Alison Jones

Jun 7, 2021

Since we’re almost halfway through 2021, I thought it would be a good time to check in on your goals. How are you doing? Are you crushing it? Or do you need a swift kick in the (workout) pants? Maybe you fall somewhere in between?

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Why Group Fitness Matters

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Jun 1, 2021

We are creatures of community. We exist together. We break bread together. We build together. And, in the arena of fitness that matters, we sweat together. When it comes to group fitness, nothing can replace the camaraderie of tearing into a workout in a space filled with the energy of shared goals as people strive to become their healthier and stronger selves.

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Healthy Asian Dishes You Can Make at Home

Posted by Katrina Viloria

May 25, 2021

This month recognizes Asian Pacific American Heritage. In the continent of Asia and the Pacific islands, there is an immense variety of cultures and a multitude of different cuisines. Immigrants introduced dishes from their motherland to Americans and now we can see how varied the choices are whenever we want to go out to eat or even by just opening the UberEats app to get a delivery. So every time you get a craving for sushi, poke, pho, samosas, dim sum, or pad thai, say a silent “thank you” to those who brought the delicious meals to America.

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Fun and Fitness with the Kids

Posted by Merritt Clubs

May 19, 2021

Children are little balls of endless energy! They are constantly moving about, looking for ways to expend their seemingly limitless supply of energy. As their parent, guardian, or babysitter, it is up to you to make exercising fun and fulfilling! And since we are now in the warmer months, there are even more options to get active.

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Med Diet

Posted by Tessa Mirjafary

May 10, 2021

May is National Mediterranean Diet Month, which is a very good reason to explore the different health benefits and variety this diet provides! The “Med” diet is consumed by most people in Italy, Spain, France, and Greece and has been found to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, dementia, obesity, diabetes, and hypertension.

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Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): HIIT

Posted by Leslie Warren

May 3, 2021

H.I.I.T. – High Intensity Interval Training

I did a 38-minute HIIT workout with Amelia On Demand. Have you ever taken a HIIT class? It’s so HARD! But in a good way. 38 Minutes is definitely enough time to get your muscles screaming and your heart pumping.

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Pushing Your Cardio by Ignoring Negatives

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Apr 26, 2021

You've probably heard the expression "running is more mental than physical." Anyone who calls themselves a runner will tell you that could not be truer.

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Good Nutrition on the Go

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Apr 21, 2021

A busy life does not have to equal an unhealthy life. When you are busy, you may not be getting all the nutrition you need. That is why it is important learn about nutrition and all of the food options when you are on the go. To get the most out of these options, make sure the food is filled with protein, low in sugar and provides the essential nutrients you need to get through your day. Here are a few healthy, nutritious options you can fit into any busy schedule. 

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Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): PiYo

Posted by Leslie Warren

Apr 12, 2021

 


Calling all yoga lovers who want a little more from their workouts!

Calling all fitness newbies who need a good workout they can keep up with!

Calling all people looking for something fast-paced but low impact!

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