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

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Mar 11, 2020

Have you ever talked someone who loves to run? They make it sound glorious.

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Topics: Running

Winter Fitness for Kids

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Jan 29, 2020

Most kids stay active throughout the summer, as the sun is out and the weather is warm. When the winter months come around, many kids tend to get lazy and are not as active. This can result in some serious health issues. With flu season among us, it is important to stay healthy and encourage fitness year round. Read on for some tips on how to keep your kids active in the winter.

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Topics: kids fitness

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

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Jan 14, 2020

There is no master key to living a healthy life, and no one solution is going to be the answer to making life simple. Finding balance in your daily routine and making adjustments to the lifestyle choices you make can greatly improve your life and alleviate stress from day-to-day stressors. 

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Why You Should Give Working Out with Music a Try

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Dec 24, 2019

Some people will tell you they absolutely have to listen to music while working out. However, others might say they can't stand it or have never tried.

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IHRSA Passport Program and TrainAway

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Dec 4, 2019

Traveling for the holidays? Don’t miss a workout with the IHRSA Passport Program and TrainAway

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Topics: fitness apps, fitness, holiday fitness

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

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Nov 26, 2019

Welcome to the holiday season! Cranberries are commonly found at the dinner table during this time of the year, but don't forget about all the other months and days! These gorgeous, ruby colored berries are packed full of nutrients which are ready to nourish your body and give you radiant skin and hair.

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Why You Should be Doing More Pull-Ups

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Nov 5, 2019

Pull-ups are a total body exercise that offer numerous health and physique benefits. Just about everybody knows what a pull-up is...grip the bar so your body is suspended by your hands and pull yourself up. Pull-ups are simple, though that does not mean they are easy. The challenge is well worth it: not many movements work so many muscles at once.

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Topics: working out

Trick or Treat!

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Oct 30, 2019

Happy Halloween! This is it! The kids have changed their minds about costumes no less than 5 times, the pumpkins are carved and lit, and all that’s left is the magical night of trick or treating. Halloween is beyond exciting for kids (and some adults!). They’re hyper, distracted, and determined to stay up and eat as much candy as possible.

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Topics: kids health fitness, snacking, healthty living

Frightful Fitness

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Oct 23, 2019

It’s hard to believe, but Halloween is next week. And, it’s not a far leap to see Thanksgiving and the December holidays just around the corner. Depending on how you look at it, Halloween could very well be the start of a season-long fight against the lure of comfort foods, sweets, and festive meals, or, it could be a practice run for the big food holidays that are soon to follow. Here are some easy ways to stay on the wellness path through this frightful time of year.

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Topics: nutrition tips, food and exercise, food and fitness

Staying Active With Limitations or Injuries

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Sep 25, 2019

Staying active and fit is not just for the top athletes in prime shape. Whether you have a physical limitation which reduces the amount of time you can walk or a recent or chronic injury preventing you from moving at your max, there are still ways for you to squeeze in those walks. The key to exercising when you have a limitation or injury is to not overdo anything. Stay within your limitations by taking short walks and listening to your body. By heeding to the following suggestions, you will be able to stay fit and active through your recovery by taking short walks throughout the day. 

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Topics: exercise, healthy lifestyle