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Beat the Sedentary Slump: Staying Fit Instead of Staying Seated

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Jan 17, 2022

As the number of people who spend the majority of the day seated increases, so do the health risks associated with these sedentary habits. A lack of physical activity has several negative impacts on different aspects of the human body and its performance, including the performance of a very important muscle: the human heart. A general lack of movement can be detrimental to a body's overall physical health.

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Weight Loss: Is There Really a Secret?

Posted by Alison Jones

Jan 12, 2022

Losing weight is one of the most talked about and Googled topics, especially at this time of year. Whether we feel we have a substantial amount of weight to lose or just ten pounds “around the middle,” many of us see the new year as a time to start fresh and finally get serious about our weight.

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Live Your Healthiest Life This New Year

Posted by Mark Miller

Jan 3, 2022

These last two years have shown us that life is too short. So, as we begin this new year, I want you to live your healthiest life possible.

For more than 25 years I’ve been giving recommendations to help people reach their dreams and health goals. No longer is fitness about hard bodies or how much weight I can lift. Today more than ever it’s about preventing illness, promoting immunity and improving quality and quantity of life.

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Taco Tuesday: Fruity-Tooty Vegetarian Tacos

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Dec 28, 2021

Who doesn't absolutely love Taco Tuesday? Building and creating new ideas for tacos is a great way for the whole family to spend some time together! Here is a delicious and healthy recipe to sweeten up your Taco Tuesdays.

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Achieve Your Fitness Resolutions for 2022

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Dec 20, 2021

The season for making New Year's resolutions will be quickly upon us. What are you hoping to change or create in 2022? For many of us, some aspect of improving our fitness is the motivating force behind our resolutions for the new year. If this is true for you, read on for tips on how to get real results and stay committed to your goals in 2022.

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Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): Desk Workout

Posted by Leslie Warren

Dec 13, 2021

I admit it, my motivation is basically zero at the moment. All I want to do is open presents and eat pie. I don’t have time to be caring about working out. But at the same time, I really need to care about it because I feel awful and have no energy…

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Holiday Party Survival Guide

Posted by Lindsay Silbert

Dec 6, 2021

With Thanksgiving behind us, the holiday season is now in full swing. As we plan to celebrate with friends and family in person this year, parties filled with decadent foods and beverages can be a real source of anxiety for those of us looking to stick with our health and fitness goals.

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Keeping Up With Workouts While Traveling For The Holidays

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Dec 1, 2021

During the holiday season, many of us tend to take a plane or have a road trip in order to see family members. Staying in a different environment may pose a challenge in keeping up with a workout program though. Here are some tips to balance fitness with travel.

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Balancing A Healthy Diet With Holiday Food

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Nov 22, 2021

The holiday season is known as a difficult time for those trying to begin or maintain a diet. It does not have to be this way. Using the strategies outlined here, you will be able to make it through without falling out of your fitness routine.

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Top 3 Reasons Boxing Should be Part of Your Workout Routine

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Nov 15, 2021

As an exercise, boxing is gaining popularity. People who box for fitness frequently use a punching bag to avoid physical contact that might cause concussions and other injuries. And this type of workout has many benefits.

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