Merritt Clubs Blog

I Mean it This Time

Posted by Donyel Cerceo

Jun 21, 2017

I mean it, I am REALLY doing it this time!

So I have written about Tribe Team Training and talked about how wonderful it is, always thought, “This is great I am going to do it.”  THEN, life happens.  Work, family... and I just could not commit to doing the sessions. 

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Topics: tribe team training

If the Heat Doesn’t Get You…

Posted by Lori O'Donnell

Jun 14, 2017

Tips for Exercising in Hot Weather

Summer has arrived. Not officially until next week, but the temperatures the past few days have definitely felt summer-like.

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Topics: summer fitness

Diary of a Fitness Newbie: You Spin Me Right Round Baby

Posted by Leslie Warren

Jun 6, 2017

See the title of this blog? This one is about cycle. I know, it’s clever.

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Topics: cycle

5 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do While Brushing Your Teeth

Posted by Merritt Clubs

May 31, 2017

Body weight exercises allow you to work out even when you have no special equipment around. In fact, these 5 exercises only require one hand free so you can even do them in the bathroom while you are brushing your teeth.

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Topics: strength and conditioning

7 Liquid Calorie Tips for Losing Weight

Posted by Merritt Clubs

May 23, 2017

Maybe you’re keeping track of every bite you eat, but what about that Iced Caramel Macchiato you just inhaled? Try these 7 suggestions that will help you to keep liquid calories from messing up your diet.

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Topics: Weight Loss, low calorie

SoulBody Barre with Bae at the Brewery

Posted by Nicole Doenges

May 16, 2017

When I invite a guy to take a SoulBody Barre class with me, the invitation is usually dismissed with a shake of the head and a, “That’s a girls’ workout… I’m not flexible enough... maybe next time…”

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Topics: barre

Diary of a Fitness Newbie: The Sweat Drops Down My Legs

Posted by Leslie Warren

May 9, 2017

Hot Yoga.

It’s pretty hot, I gotta say. I have been dying to try this, especially because my regular Yoga instructor, Abir, who teaches at Buckingham, always says your muscles need to be warm to stretch. So I tried Hot Yoga with Cory at Fort Avenue

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Topics: yoga, hot yoga

Three Competitive Swimming Opportunities Through Merritt Clubs

Posted by Merritt Clubs

May 2, 2017

For some people, swimming has been a part of their lives from a young age. For other people, while they want to be a good swimmer, they only have a little swimming experience. Luckily, at Merritt Clubs, we offer assorted competitive aquatics programs.

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Topics: baltimore swimming, Michael Phelps Swim School, fitness swimming pool, swim school, swim training, kids swimming

Back in the Workout Saddle

Posted by Donyel Cerceo

Apr 26, 2017

Remember me? I’m back. I was so excited with my Tribe workouts a few months ago.  I have to admit, my job got very busy and I haven’t been going to the gym regularly.  The New Year came and went and I didn’t even bother to try to make a resolution to get back in shape because I just knew I wouldn’t have the time. 

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Topics: tribe team training

Diary of a Fitness Newbie: Drop it Like it’s Hot

Posted by Leslie Warren

Apr 11, 2017

Boot Camp. That was my next challenge. I’ve never been into weight lifting, or really anything that required a lot of effort. I was strictly an elliptical person who dabbled maybe with three weight machines afterwards.

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Topics: merritt bootcamp