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Fun and Fitness with the Kids

Posted by Merritt Clubs

May 19, 2021

Children are little balls of endless energy! They are constantly moving about, looking for ways to expend their seemingly limitless supply of energy. As their parent, guardian, or babysitter, it is up to you to make exercising fun and fulfilling! And since we are now in the warmer months, there are even more options to get active.

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Med Diet

Posted by Tessa Mirjafary

May 10, 2021

May is National Mediterranean Diet Month, which is a very good reason to explore the different health benefits and variety this diet provides! The “Med” diet is consumed by most people in Italy, Spain, France, and Greece and has been found to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, dementia, obesity, diabetes, and hypertension.

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Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): HIIT

Posted by Leslie Warren

May 3, 2021

H.I.I.T. – High Intensity Interval Training

I did a 38-minute HIIT workout with Amelia On Demand. Have you ever taken a HIIT class? It’s so HARD! But in a good way. 38 Minutes is definitely enough time to get your muscles screaming and your heart pumping.

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Pushing Your Cardio by Ignoring Negatives

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Apr 26, 2021

You've probably heard the expression "running is more mental than physical." Anyone who calls themselves a runner will tell you that could not be truer.

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Good Nutrition on the Go

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Apr 21, 2021

A busy life does not have to equal an unhealthy life. When you are busy, you may not be getting all the nutrition you need. That is why it is important learn about nutrition and all of the food options when you are on the go. To get the most out of these options, make sure the food is filled with protein, low in sugar and provides the essential nutrients you need to get through your day. Here are a few healthy, nutritious options you can fit into any busy schedule. 

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Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): PiYo

Posted by Leslie Warren

Apr 12, 2021

 


Calling all yoga lovers who want a little more from their workouts!

Calling all fitness newbies who need a good workout they can keep up with!

Calling all people looking for something fast-paced but low impact!

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5 Tips to Begin Cultivating Mindful Fitness Right Now

Posted by Shelley Brown

Apr 5, 2021

As an ultra-marathoner, group-fitness instructor and all-round cardio-junkie, I had a hard time sitting still physically and mentally. My body was always moving, and my mind was moving even faster, often on auto-pilot with a broken steering wheel. On a positive note, I was often referred to as “High-Energy” and on the flip side, I was occasionally referred to as “High-Strung” and an “Over-Thinker.” The thought of doing anything involving slowing down such as yoga or meditation had me joking that I would be unable to do anything like that because there was no way I could sit still and “my third eye would keep opening.” The only time my mind seemed quiet, other than when I was sleeping, was when I was deeply focused while training, running, teaching, or racing. I finally reached a point where the internal and external distractions of life were having a negative impact on me and my quality of life.

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Spring Cleaning Workout Ideas

Posted by Katrina Viloria

Mar 29, 2021

Spring is here! The promise of warmer days and cleaner homes. Now’s the time when we break out the vacuum cleaner and eliminate those dust bunnies. It takes work to deep clean our living space, so why not kill two birds with one stone by turning it into a workout?

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My Take on LM Prep

Posted by Sherri Lively

Mar 22, 2021

I recently ordered my first LM Prep food delivery that arrived this Monday to the club. I had my reservations, "Will it taste good?", "Will it be fresh?", "Is it worth the cost?", "How big are the portions?". So, I thought, if I am questioning, then I may not be the only one.

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Let’s Get Physical (Virtually): Zumba

Posted by Leslie Warren

Mar 15, 2021

Have you ever taken Zumba before? This may be a bold statement, but I have to put this out there - you don’t know true happiness until you have taken a Zumba class with Adontae.

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