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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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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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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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5 Beneficial Exercises for Active Agers

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Oct 25, 2021

Our bodies will never stop needing exercise. Everyone knows you either use it or you lose it. Many benefits include helping with flexibility, posture, joint mobility, maintaining and building muscle mass and keeping us heart healthy. As we age, we do still need exercise, but many of us become more limited to what we can do.

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Burpees: The Swiss Army Knife of Exercises

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Oct 19, 2021

Looking for a heart-pumping, sweat-inducing, full-body exercise that will tone you from the inside out? The notorious burpee is an all-in-one, time-effective exercise that boosts cardiorespiratory health, lowers blood pressure, and challenges the entire body. Because burpees are simple, versatile, and deviously effective, they're a fantastic addition to almost any workout regimen. If you're not doing them already, you'll definitely want to begin incorporating burpees into your workouts to begin reaping their bevy of health-promoting benefits.

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

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Sep 27, 2021

Finding the time and energy to sneak a workout into our busy, daily schedules can feel daunting at the best of times. However, that doesn't have to mean that it's impossible. Finding fun, new exercise routines can help spice up your physical fitness and get you excited to work it into your daily habits. One kind of cool workout is barre. 

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

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Sep 21, 2021

We all know the benefits of cardio exercise and how it can enhance our lives, both now and as we get older, but let's face it—sometimes it can feel more like a chore than an enjoyable part of our day. When even a new pair of sneakers or a killer playlist can't pump you up, it might be time to get out of your rut and mix up your routine. Many gym-goers and fitness enthusiasts overlook the rowing machine, and they're missing out! Incorporating the rower into your workout is a great way to get your heart rate up and target muscles all over your body.

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