Merritt Clubs Blog

Top 5 Reasons to Start Training for Strength and Conditioning

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Sep 20, 2017

Many folks believe that cardiovascular activities (such as running, cycling, the elliptical machine) are the best way to maximize workouts. However, balancing cardio with strength training is actually vital for boosting overall health and fitness!

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Topics: strength and conditioning

Diary of a Fitness Newbie: Pour Some Sugar On Me

Posted by Leslie Warren

Sep 13, 2017

The class I took this time was Les Mills BODYPUMP. I’ve been avoiding this class for a while. I knew it was a weight lifting class and I’ve seen people go in there and just know all the equipment you need to grab and it’s all just very intimidating! I didn’t know if I could commit to that knowing that I might look like a total idiot. But as far as I know, I didn’t look like an idiot!

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Topics: strength and conditioning

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