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Discovering the Benefits of Exercise During the Pandemic

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Jan 27, 2021

The current pandemic has taken a toll on everyone in numerous ways. Areas of the country experienced lockdowns and others had major shutdowns of businesses, including gyms. Luckily, at this point, most gyms are back open.

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How to Find Workout Motivation

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Jan 18, 2021

When it comes to working out, half the battle is getting started. Although that sounds easy enough, oftentimes, motivation can be hard to find. The next time you're struggling to find the motivation to work out, incorporate these tips to make it easier.

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3 Mental Health Benefits of Exercising

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Dec 28, 2020

In a world with the exponential growth of metabolic syndrome, lifestyle conditions can be a significant, cost-effective way of improving health. Lifestyle modifications can often be necessary for individuals with mental illness. Many of these people are at a high risk of contracting chronic diseases linked to sedentary behavior coupled with medication side effects, such as diabetes and hyperlipidemia. Patients do not fully understand the importance of exercise. But evidence suggests that it is a neglected intervention in the healthcare sector.

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3 Steps to Kick that Extra Weight to the Curb

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Nov 23, 2020

If you put on a few extra pounds during the COVID-19 pandemic, you're definitely not alone. Let's face it: the coronavirus has put a damper on many aspects of our lives, including our relationships, our mental health, and of course, our physical health. 

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

Posted by Merritt Clubs

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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