Merritt Clubs Blog


Safe Strength Training for Seniors with Osteoporosis at Merritt Athletic Clubs

Posted by Sterling McKinley

Oct 13, 2015

Walking by itself may not be enough to fight osteoporosis, but strength training at a qualified fitness center like Merritt Athletic Clubs can help you to protect your bones. Exercise intensity is key for seniors who are concerned about avoiding fractures.

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Topics: fitness, strength training, seniors

10 Reasons Ladies Should Lift

Posted by Joanna Meade

Jan 8, 2015

Strength does don't come from physical capacity. It comes from and indomitable will. - Gandhi
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Topics: Personal Training, Merritt blog, Weight Loss, women and weights, women only, women, fitness, strength training, Baltimore fitness

Which Is Better to Lose Weight, Strength Training or Cardio?

Posted by MYannuzzi

Jul 27, 2012

A popular question that is always asked is… can I still lose weight if I am strength training and not just doing cardiovascular activities?

The answer is yes, of course! When trying to lose weight it is important to have a combination of both aerobic exercise as well as strength training.

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Topics: Personal Training, best weight loss, how to exercise, exercise & health, losing weight exercise, weight loss Baltimore, Fitness Tips, cardio training, strength training, Baltimore fitness, lose weight with exercise, weight loss diets