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Can I Really Work Out Wearing A Mask?

Posted by Chip Kafka

Feb 15, 2021

The answer is YES! Like many of you, I went into a sheer panic when I heard masks were mandated even when vigorously working out at all clubs except Eldersburg. Thoughts like “I am not going to be able to breathe and I am going to end up eating the mask when trying to talk while teaching” raced through my head. I was nervous to say the least, but I needed to wear a mask so I could keep myself and others safe.

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Real Men Wear Pink

Posted by Chip Kafka

Sep 21, 2016

My name is Chip Kafka. I am the Group Fitness Director for the City clubs at Merritt Athletic Clubs. While there are many everyday operational aspects to my job, there is one part that I am truly passionate about. 

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