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Which is Better for a Healthy Life – Walking or Running?

  Walking and running are both great exercises for getting and staying in shape and leading a healthy life. In fact, they are the two most popular exercises for adults. But is one better than the other? At first glance it … Continue reading

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7 Mindful Eating Techniques to Holiday Proof Your Metabolic Weight Loss

A couple months of holiday weight gain can set back your metabolic weight loss for the rest of your life. That’s because most people never shed those extra pounds, and so they build up year after year. Eating mindfully will help … Continue reading

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Give the Gift of Life This Season

Photo Credit: Susanne Forno In our world today there is one thing you can do, that doesn’t cost anything but your time, and that can save lives, is giving blood. It’s the ultimate give back! Check out this inspiring story … Continue reading

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Exercise Your Options: Stay Fit Over the Holidays with Plyometrics

At Merritt Athletic Clubs, we know how challenging it can be to get through the holiday season with one’s waistline intact. That’s why we are encouraging you to exercise your options by exploring plyometrics. Plyometrics is a series of fun yet … Continue reading

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Exercise Your Options: 5 Reasons to Take Up Racquetball/Squash in Autumn

Looking to ramp up your fitness routine this autumn? Why not exercise your options and throw racquetball into the mix? Here are five great reasons to give the idea some consideration: #1: Calorie Burner & Cardio Workout For starters, a 60 … Continue reading

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Ravens vs Steelers – Guess The Score And Win

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Best Health Clubs’ Dietitians Dish on Why Turkey is More Than Just Delish

With a particular pilgrim laden holiday on the horizon, our best health clubs’ registered dietitians couldn’t help but feel compelled to dish on why turkey is more than just delish. So what is it, besides taste, that makes turkeys one of … Continue reading

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Why Not Exercise Your Options with Delicious, Healthy Pumpkins?

Now that autumn is here, why not exercise your options with delicious, healthy pumpkins? They are rich in everything from vitamin A, phytosterols, carotenoids and fiber to tryptophan, potassium and vitamin C. So they’ll definitely help put a boost in your … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Best Gym and Fitness Club Recognizes Emotional Wellness Month

All of us here at Baltimore’s best gym and fitness club want to remind everyone that it’s Emotional Wellness Month. And as many family doctors have pointed out over the years, the condition of our bodies has the potential to impact our … Continue reading

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Kids Fitness: Study says Elementary School Kids are Unhappy with their Bodies

A recent study found that children as young as 8 years old are already expressing dissatisfaction with their bodies. Kids fitness programs may be one solution if you’re concerned about the implications of children having a negative body image so early … Continue reading

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