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Is Pilates Good For Toning? Yes! But exercise can be so much more!

We used to be completely obsessed with using exercise as a method to lose weight, tone our muscles and change our external appearance. This was what it was ALL about.  Can you relate? Do you focus your exercise on weight loss alone?  Is your goal to use your Pilates workout to tone your muscles and …

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You don’t need to workout harder, you need to slow down

We used to believe to lose weight we had to work out harder and eat less. It was all about calories in versus out. And weight loss was always the goal, nothing about health, hormones, nutrients or energy levels. Over the last 10 years we’ve had some huge mindset shifts and we confidently know by …

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5 reasons to get over your obsession with calories

Over the last 48 hours I’ve had 2 different conversations about calories, a topic that brings up a force of feelings and energy from me.  Feelings of anger, confusion and sadness.  I was a little shocked by the conversations, I’ve almost forgotten how consuming these thoughts around calories can be. Because I’ve come so far …

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Add these 5 foods to your diet and feel happier

Once you get in tune with your body it’s easy to notice that food drastically impacts your moods and how you feel.  As you might have guessed it… the Merrymaker Sisters is all about bringing more JOY, creating more contentment and happiness. We do this with delicious healthy food, Yoga and Pilates (checkout MerryBody HERE) …

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Can You Lose Weight Doing Yoga and Pilates

We sometimes question whether we should talk about the physical changes we’ve experienced from our Yoga and Pilates practice. Whether we should share our experiences or not. The thing is we get this question all the time: can you lose weight doing yoga and pilates? So it’s probably best we answer it! We want to …

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Em & Carla’s Before and After Transformations

Since publishing this Yoga and Pilates before and after blog post… we have something to say. The ‘before and after photo’ even when it’s done in a healthy way, places all your focus on weight and nothing on overall health and happiness.  It’s saying that ‘thin’ is healthy and beautiful, that ‘skinny’ (or whatever beauty …

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12 Healthy Bread Recipes | Savoury breads you NEED to make.

When we first transitioned to a healthier, real food diet this meant we said farewell to our beloved bread. Seriously, we loved the stuff! Back in the day when we thought 7 serves of grains and processed carbs were good for us (ooops someone stuffed that up a bit!) we would enjoy toast for brekky …

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Get over $2k worth of healthy products for $29.97!

We’re so excited to be part of the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle once again! When you grab your bundle you pay $29.97 (US) and get 96 products worth $2,235.92. Yes, we know it’s actually all kinds of ridiculous amazing! Check the bundle out here! The most exciting thing is that the self-paced MerryBody 1 program is …

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