Merritt Clubs Blog


Trainer Q&A: It's a Stretch

Posted by Katrina Viloria

Nov 7, 2018

People who exercise regularly know very well that stretching is vital when working out. It reduces the chances of injury and will help their overall performance. In this blog we previously talked about Dynamic Stretches vs. Static Stretches.

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Topics: Personal Training, baltimore personal trainer, baltimore personal training, Personal trainer, stretches

Stick Around for the Stretch

Posted by Lori O'Donnell

Apr 11, 2018

You have just enough time in your busy schedule for a quick workout, and you manage to get to the gym in time for your favorite group fitness class. Class is just about to end and out the door you go. But hold on a minute. Did you leave just after that last set of burpees? Were you putting your equipment away during the core track and gone before the cool down? Were you busy wiping down your bike? What happened to stretching those joints and muscles you just worked out?

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Topics: post workout, stretches

Stretches To Do Before and After Working Out: Static Stretches vs. Dynamic Stretches

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Aug 22, 2017

Before you engage in any type of physical activity, whether it involves playing sports, or lifting weights, it is necessary to warm up your body. Ever since we were little kids, teachers and coaches always told us to stretch before participating in a game or competition.

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Topics: working out, stretches