Merritt Clubs Blog


Sleep: The Undervalued Recovery Tool

Extra Love for February

8 Habits for a Healthier Heart

Beat the Winter Blues

The Importance of Nutrition and Skin Care When it Comes to Self-Care

Water Aerobics: What You Need to Know

HIIT: The Workout for Busy People

7 Ways to Burn Calories in the Winter

The Best Foods to Help Boost Your Immune System This Season

Ring in the New Year Stronger than Ever

4 Ways to Set Goals for 2024

Stay Consistent Throughout the Holidays

How to Safeguard Your Health During Cold and Flu Season

Functional Fitness and Why You Need to Incorporate it in Your Training

How to Survive the Holiday Feastings

Benefits of Foam Rolling

Losing Weight During Perimenopause

How Working Out Benefits Your Overall Health During Flu Season

7 Fall Activities That Will Burn Calories

Why Strength Training Is Vital as We Age

Squeezing in Exercise: A Busy Parent's Guide to Staying Active with Young Kids

Everything You Need To Know About Pickleball

Training Your Core Is Essential

Family Fitness Reboot: Nurturing Health as Kids Head Back to School

Getting Back to Your Health and Fitness Routine After a Summer Break

When to Use Wrist Wraps

6 Ways to Get the Most Bang for your Buck on Workout Apparel

Getting After Your Goals: How to Build Consistency at the Gym

To V(egan) or not to V(egan)

Back to School Blues

Staying Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy

Make Your Health and Fitness a Top Priority During Summer Travels

Antioxidants and Aging - What’s the Connection?

5 Tips to Stay Fit on Hot Summer Days

Dealing with Hangovers

Work Out with a Splash

Seasonal Eating in June: What to Eat

Eat Your Oats

Women, STOP Being Afraid to Lift Heavy!

Lifting: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

The Beat Goes On: Cumbia Dance and Its Connection to Juneteenth

Journaling to Supercharge Your Life

Whole30: Re-Write Your Relationship With Food

Get Stronger by Lifting Less?

The Importance of Mobility Training

Top Three Ways to Keep Your Fascial System Healthy

Dealing with a Failed Lift

Eat Your Greens

Can Spring Cleaning Be a Workout?

6 Conditions That are Helped With Massage Therapy

Progressive Overload: A Steady Track to Muscle Growth

When You Don't Know What To Do Next

5 Essential Gym Etiquette Rules to Know

Properly Using Weight Machines

Grip Strength

Dryland Exercises to Level-Up Your Swimming

Should You Wear Gloves When Working Out? 

Study Shows Physical Activity Can Help Protect Against Severe COVID-19

A Meditation on Goal Setting

The Skill Component of Strength

5 Alternatives to New Year's Resolutions That Will Help You Stick to Your Goals

Healthy Holiday Recipe Hacks Guaranteed to Make This Season's Potlucks Festive, Merry, and Light

Prestige Worldwide

Visualizing Other Measures of Strength Progress

Write Your Personal Year in Review for 2022

6 Steps To Succeed With Your Weight Loss This Time

Healthify Your Thanksgiving Dishes

How to Ask Someone for a Spot

3 Healthy Recipes To Make With Leftover Carved Pumpkin

Halloween Candy Doesn't Need to Be Spooky

Running Up That Hill

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Health

Visualization for Lifting

How Exercising Helps Relieve Stress

3 Tips for Overcoming Temptations That Derail Your Fitness Progress

Training For My First Race

You are Stronger Than You Think!

Training Your Core Is Essential

Get Your Cycle On: The Amazing Benefits of Using a Stationary Bike

Identity and Limiting Beliefs

Empower Yourself With Pilates

Benefits of a Good Training Partner

Why is Zumba So Popular?

Ten Terrific Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle

4 Essential Muscle Groups in Boxing

Dietary Fats: Friend or Foe?

The Benefits of HIIT-ing the Gym

5 Easy Steps to a Summer Fit Body

Five Reasons Why Yoga Rocks

Are Natural Flavors Really Natural?

Why Your Child Needs to Take Swim Lessons

5 Ways To Fit Exercise Into Your Busy Schedule

How Running Benefits Mental Health

Hydration 101: The Importance of Water as You Age

Exercises to Relieve Back Pain

5 Tips to Kickstart Your Weight Loss Goals

5 Benefits of Having a Fitness Journal

The 411 on Fiber - From Merritt's Dietitian

9 Tips When Planning to Work Out Won't Work

What You Need to Know About Recovering After Workouts

4 Tips for Building Better Sleep Habits

Why You Should Try TRX Suspension Training

5 Tips to Manage Diabetes

Celebrating Women in Fitness

Why Pets are Good for Your Heart's Health

The Preventative Medicine of the Future

2 Heart Healthy Weeknight Recipes

Exercises for a Healthy Heart

Struggling to Go Work Out at the Gym?

Beat the Sedentary Slump: Staying Fit Instead of Staying Seated

Weight Loss: Is There Really a Secret?

Live Your Healthiest Life This New Year

Taco Tuesday: Fruity-Tooty Vegetarian Tacos

Achieve Your Fitness Resolutions for 2022

Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): Desk Workout

Holiday Party Survival Guide

Keeping Up With Workouts While Traveling For The Holidays

Balancing A Healthy Diet With Holiday Food

Top 3 Reasons Boxing Should be Part of Your Workout Routine

Healthy Holiday Sides

Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): Pilates

5 Beneficial Exercises for Active Agers

Burpees: The Swiss Army Knife of Exercises

Autumn Anxiety

Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): Core

The Whole-Body Benefits Of Barre: Exercise Incorporating Ballet, Yoga & Pilates

Mixing Up Your Cardio Routine: Have You Tried the Rower Yet?

Fight or Flight: Emotional Eating

Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): Power Yoga

Training Young Athletes

Why You Need to Take Up Swimming as a Workout

The Amazing Benefits of Squats Exercise for General Body Stamina

Simple Strategies to Improve Nutrition

Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): SoulBody Barrre Unhitched

Support Your Fitness Goals by Ordering Healthy Food

Why Hitting the Gym Improves Mental Health

Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): Boxing Fit

Healthy Habits That Lead to Results Pt. 2

How to Shed That Unwanted Quarantine Weight Gain

Three Tips to be More Consistent on Your Fitness Journey

Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): Step

Healthy Habits That Lead to Results

Why Group Fitness Matters

Healthy Asian Dishes You Can Make at Home

Fun and Fitness with the Kids

Med Diet

Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): HIIT

Pushing Your Cardio by Ignoring Negatives

Good Nutrition on the Go

Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): PiYo

5 Tips to Begin Cultivating Mindful Fitness Right Now

Spring Cleaning Workout Ideas

My Take on LM Prep

Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): Zumba

Staying Committed to Change, All Year Long

Getting Fit at Home or the Gym?

Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): Vinyasa Yoga

Can I Really Work Out Wearing A Mask?

Resolution Solutions: Sustaining Your Goals in the COVID New Year

Listen to Your Heart

Discovering the Benefits of Exercise During the Pandemic

How to Find Workout Motivation

Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): Girl Power Boot Camp

Healthy Tips from the Merritt Clubs Nutrition and Wellness Team

3 Mental Health Benefits of Exercising

Baby It’s COVID Outside

Fitness On-Demand

9 Ideas to Make the Most Out of the 2020 Holiday Season

Wellness in the Home Office

3 Steps to Kick that Extra Weight to the Curb

Let’s Step It Up!

Thoughts on Mindfulness

Mastering the Art of Nutrition

Time Management: Five Simple Tricks to Multiply Your Time

Fall Fashion Trends That Will Make Your Pajamas Jealous

Vacation Woes

Boosting Your Immunity With Exercise

Return Anxiety

How Journaling Can Help

Adjust Your Mindset

What to Do If You Hate Running, But Want to Love It

Unplug to Connect

5 Simple Stress Busters

Healthy Foods Your Heart Desires

How Cardio Became King

Workout Tips for a Healthy Heart

Winter Fitness for Kids

Stressed Out? The Simple Science Behind Stress

The Balancing Act: How Making Small Adjustments Can Make a Big Difference

Better with Friends

Don't Skimp on Sleep

Why You Should Give Working Out with Music a Try

Make it a SMART 2020

Just a Matter of Time

IHRSA Passport Program and TrainAway

Cranberries are Part of a Healthy Life, All Year Long!

Healthy Thanksgiving

50 Squats a Day

Why You Should be Doing More Pull-Ups

Trick or Treat!