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Kids Fitness: Study says Elementary School Kids are Unhappy with their Bodies

A recent study found that children as young as 8 years old are already expressing dissatisfaction with their bodies. Kids fitness programs may be one solution if you’re concerned about the implications of children having a negative body image so early … Continue reading

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Eating Autumn Escarole May Help Marylanders Lead a Healthy Life

As the season slowly turns to fall here in the Old Line State, autumn vegetables will be making their way into CSA boxes and produce markets. When they do, one item Marylanders should be on the lookout for is escarole. … Continue reading

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Exercise Your Options: 4 Strategies to Increase Body Tone

  Have you hit a rut or reached a plateau in your workout regimen? Then it is time to exercise your options. Try implementing these new strategies in your weekly workout plan to boost metabolism, burn calories, and increase lean … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Eating Healthy on the Road

A healthy lifestyle is not just for home. If you’ve established a successful exercise regimen, don’t let vacation calories ruin it. The experience of traveling often leads people to eat more calories, make poor food selections, and throw caution to … Continue reading

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A Quality Health Club Offers Programs for All-Around Wellness

If you’re looking for a place to work out, there are options on just about every corner. But if you’re serious about getting healthy, you need to look a little deeper into what a health club offers. Speak with a … Continue reading

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Our very own swim coach Katie Pumphrey prepares to swim the English Channel

Baltimore artist and Merritt Athletic Clubs swim coach Katie Pumphrey has begun training to swim the English Channel. She shares what she thinks it will take to swim the dangerous crossing and what is driving her to take the plunge. … Continue reading

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Virtual Tour: Merritt Athletic Clubs Towson

View Larger Map Merritt Athletic Clubs Towson 8757 Mylander Lane Towson, MD 21286 Phone: 410-821-0160 (Directions | Amenities | Virtual Tour) Programs, Schedules & Events Group Fitness Schedule Schedule a Workout Guest Pass

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Kids Fitness: How Busy Parents Can Find Family Time at Health Clubs

Family time and kids fitness are two major concerns for modern parents. A new study confirms that Americans are spending barely eight hours a week with their children. A health club membership may be just what you need to reverse … Continue reading

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Get fit for the holidays at Merritt Athletic Clubs, your premier fitness health club

The holiday season is officially upon us. As many people will do, you could pig out at every opportunity – and there will be a lot of opportunities between work, friends and family gatherings – and wait until New Year’s … Continue reading

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Need a Unique Gift for a Child? How About a Gift Certificate to a Fitness Club?

The holidays are coming up and you’re probably looking over your list, trying to figure out a gift for each person that will be appreciated and unique. While many adults enjoy going to the gym, a gift certificate to one … Continue reading

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