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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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Are You Taking Your First Group Fitness Class?

Whenever someone takes a class for the first time, it can be a little intimidating or overwhelming. When you arrive for your first group fitness class, you do not know how to start or what equipment you should use. A … Continue reading

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How to Overcome Hurdles to Achieving Good Physical Health

  A few years ago, I was 255 pounds, drinking a 30 pack of beer, and smoking 2 packs of cigarettes a day. I had the worst diet, eating fast food and sweets exclusively. I was constantly out of breath, … Continue reading

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How A Thyroid Disorder Couldn’t Stop Kate from Losing Weight and Being in the Best Shape of Her Life

  After massive, unexplained weight gain, being very tired and sick, along with the struggles of being a college student, I was ready to give up until I was finally diagnosed with an autoimmune thyroid disorder. Next, it was very … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Best Gym and Fitness Club Offers Summer Camps for Kids

As the summer begins, parents may be looking for opportunities to add some structured fun into the long days of summer.  Baltimore’s best gym and fitness club is available to help out with that, offering summer camps in a variety of … Continue reading

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Merritt Athletic Clubs in Towson offer New Outdoor Space to Encourage Family Fitness

You’ve been working hard all winter getting in shape, but now that the nice weather is here, a change of pace is in order.  Get off that indoor treadmill and head outside!  Merritt athletic clubs in Towson offer a new outdoor … Continue reading

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