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Write Your Personal Year in Review for 2022

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Nov 28, 2022

For many of us, 2022 has been a year of recovery.  With the world under lockdown for most of 2020 and some of 2021, it has been a challenge to remain optimistic about things, while maintaining perspective on just how far we have come. In a world of social media, where we often compare our rough draft with everyone else's finished product, not finding fault in our lives and seeing the good over the bad poses some difficulties.  

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6 Steps To Succeed With Your Weight Loss This Time

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Nov 21, 2022

Was the last time you tried to lose weight, it didn't go so well? Why? You probably need to make better decisions about what works and doesn't work for your body type. But there are many more reasons people fail at losing weight than just following lousy advice or doing things wrong. So before we dive into how to succeed this time around, let's look at six key steps that will help make sure that your next attempt is a success:

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3 Healthy Recipes To Make With Leftover Carved Pumpkin

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Oct 31, 2022

You spent time and energy carving your Jack-O'-Lantern, and now Halloween's over. Fear not; your work of art won't go to waste. Pumpkin is rich in vitamins A and C, among other nutrients, and ideal for healthy recipes. The following are three easy recipes you can make with leftover pumpkin carvings.

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Halloween Candy Doesn't Need to Be Spooky

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Oct 24, 2022

It's that time of the year. Whether there are suddenly candies everywhere at your workplace, or buckets of goodies at a Halloween party are catching your eye, or your kids got a good haul from trick or treating (or pre-Halloween trunk or treating), you may be feeling frightful of the influx of Halloween sweet treats. Let us help you out. Here are 5 ways to keep Halloween candy from spooking you.

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The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Health

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Oct 10, 2022

Chances are, you're not getting enough sleep. In fact, according to the National Sleep Foundation, around one-third of adults in the U.S. report getting less than the recommended seven hours of sleep per night on average. And that's a problem because lack of sleep can take a toll on your health.

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How Exercising Helps Relieve Stress

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Sep 26, 2022

It's no secret that exercise is good for your body. But what you may not know is that it's also great for your mind. Exercise can be a powerful tool for stress relief, and it has a host of other benefits as well.

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3 Tips for Overcoming Temptations That Derail Your Fitness Progress

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Sep 19, 2022

Having a fitness program in place is essential, however, something that is just as important is making sure that you stick with it. There are often a lot of things that can happen in life that may derail you. Thankfully, there are certain tips that help you to stay on track and reach your goals. Here are three tips to overcome temptations that might derail your fitness progress.

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Training Your Core Is Essential

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Aug 29, 2022

When you think of core training, you probably think of endless crunches and planks. You might think of six-pack ab muscles on beach-ready bodies. But you may not think about all the other things a strong core does for you.

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

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Aug 22, 2022

Sure, treadmills get all the glory - they're the cardio queens of the gym after all. But don't count out the good old-fashioned stationary bikes just yet. These workout warriors have a lot to offer in the way of a great workout, and they come with amazing benefits!

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Empower Yourself With Pilates

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Aug 8, 2022

We're spending more and more time behind a desk with remote and hybrid work becoming more common. Even if you don't, back pain and depression are common issues amongst the population, not to mention the desire to better ourselves. We're here to help with the fitness class you didn't know you were missing.

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