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3 Tips for Overcoming Temptations That Derail Your Fitness Progress

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Sep 19, 2022

Having a fitness program in place is essential, however, something that is just as important is making sure that you stick with it. There are often a lot of things that can happen in life that may derail you. Thankfully, there are certain tips that help you to stay on track and reach your goals. Here are three tips to overcome temptations that might derail your fitness progress.

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Training Your Core Is Essential

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Aug 29, 2022

When you think of core training, you probably think of endless crunches and planks. You might think of six-pack ab muscles on beach-ready bodies. But you may not think about all the other things a strong core does for you.

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Get Your Cycle On: The Amazing Benefits of Using a Stationary Bike

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Aug 22, 2022

Sure, treadmills get all the glory - they're the cardio queens of the gym after all. But don't count out the good old-fashioned stationary bikes just yet. These workout warriors have a lot to offer in the way of a great workout, and they come with amazing benefits!

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Empower Yourself With Pilates

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Aug 8, 2022

We're spending more and more time behind a desk with remote and hybrid work becoming more common. Even if you don't, back pain and depression are common issues amongst the population, not to mention the desire to better ourselves. We're here to help with the fitness class you didn't know you were missing.

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Why is Zumba So Popular?

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Jul 25, 2022

Zumba refers to a brand name for a fitness program that consists of aerobic exercises and dance routines based on the dance rhythms of Latin America. Participants learn basic and easy-to-learn moves. Complicated body poses or balance techniques are not necessary for Zumba. The program is appealing to many people due to its simplicity in movements. 

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Ten Terrific Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Jul 18, 2022

Being healthy isn't as hard as most people think. Making subtle changes to your diet and exercise routine is all it takes. Here are ten tips for you:

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4 Essential Muscle Groups in Boxing

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Jul 11, 2022

Boxing is not only a fun sport but a great way to get some fitness training. It can also be exhausting, painful, and may lead to muscle fatigue or injury if you don't include some sort of workout to strengthen the muscles you use most. Here are 4 muscle groups that are used by every boxer.

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The Benefits of HIIT-ing the Gym

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Jun 27, 2022

In recent years, there has been a spike in the HIIT trend – and for good reason! Even if you haven't utilized the method yet, you've probably caught the term before. It means short, high-intensity interval training blocks interspersed during a period of around 15-30 mins.

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Five Reasons Why Yoga Rocks

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Jun 13, 2022

Most people have heard of yoga, but there are many misconceptions about it. Some people think it isn't really a workout or that it's all about the emotional well-being and not physical well-being. While it can be about mental exercise, that doesn't negate the fact that it's also good physical exercise. Let's talk about five reasons why yoga rocks!

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Why Your Child Needs to Take Swim Lessons

Posted by Merritt Clubs

May 30, 2022

As summer approaches, you should start preparing for those lake, beach, and swimming pool days out with your child. Besides fancy swimwear, you also need to ensure your child can swim well independently. 

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