Cherry Hill Health & Racquet Club

Ten Non-Scale Victories We Love

When people first think about working out, it's usually because they want to lose weight. But what happens when the pounds don't fall off as quickly as we hoped? Shifting your perspective to measuring your success in non-scale victories is the best way to quit...

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Sweating in the USA!

Don't let the Fourth of July derail your fitness goals! If you can't make it to the club for one of our classes, fire up this Independence Day mix and get in a training circuit before you hit the BBQ circuit. Have a happy and...

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Five Reasons to Frequent a 5:30AM Class

5. Motivating instructors. Think big, hearty good mornings, well-timed words of encouragement, pulse-pumping playlists and knowing smiles when your uncaffeinated body lacks a bit of (ahem) coordination. 4. Energy out the wazoo. There's nothing like an hour of spinning, core work, or a HIIT-barre mash-up to...

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I Am Not an Athlete

I don’t think I’m an athlete.   At least I’m not the person my brain envisions when I think of the word “athlete.”   I’m not Carly Lloyd. I’m not Kelsi Worrell. I’m not Mike Trout. I’m not Mr. Julie Ertz.     But I’m also the girl that did a dumb...

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Accountability

Accountability.   It seems to be the one thing everyone says they need more of, and the thing we most easily give up on.   I’ve had accountability buddies at work, in fitness, while pursuing my degree… and yet here I am writing a blog post when I still...

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Go with the flow

Long before Gwyneth Paltrow bequeathed us with her brand of soupy-goopy wellness, yoga permeated the zeitgeist. (Don’t believe me? Ask your bra-burning aunt. You know the one.) And while Ms. Uncoupling herself, along with lululemon and about 1.5M other Instagram influencers have sung its praises,...

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Mom Guilt

How many of you can relate to this?   We have had my son in baseball since he was three (basically against his will!) Every time, he would get up to home plate to hit he would never know what to do, it would be like...

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Thin vs. Strong

I have never been a “thin” person. Even at my skinniest, I don’t think I ever wore smaller than a size 8. And ever since I had my second baby, I lose weight at a snails pace. We’re talking, like one or two pounds a...

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When it’s easier to go dark

Back in January I was so excited. I was ready to finally make a long-term commitment and change my life. I was back at work full-time. I was going to finish my Bachelors. I was going to the gym and working with Kelly and squeezing...

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