Fitness was created in September 1997. The company is owned
and operated by Michael J. Merlino in Houston, Texas, USA.
Michael has been a freelance Certified Professional Fitness
Trainer for nine years after 10 years of work as a corporate
human resources professional. He trains his clients at his
private studio and the Houston Downtown YMCA. On August
1st, 1999, Michael launched MerlinoFitness.com and
teamed up with with various fitness, health, wellness and
nutrition professionals in the Houston area to share their
wealth of knowledge with web visitors around the world.
Since then Merlino Fitness has also added two e-commerce
stores offering a wide selection of fitness services, exercise
equipment, sportswear and nutritonal supplements. Feel free
to sign up for our free fitness and nutrition newsletter
by entering your e-mail address in the "Join Newsletter"
box at the top right hand corner of any page on this website.
Training & Run Coaching Services
more information on the Michael's personal fitness training
and run coaching services check out his fitness web sites
Personal fitness training, nutritional guidance, fitness
education, workshops and seminars
Run coaching, marathon and half marathon training program
based out of Houston, Texas.
& Nutritional Supplement E-Stores
To shop on-line check out our fitness & nutriton
e-commerce stores below:
Fitness Store Front
Fitness training services, fitness equipment, sportswear
Advocare Nutrition Store Front
Michael's recommended line of nutritional
supplements from Advocare. He has been an Advocare Independent
Distributor of Advocare products for over 11 years and
recommends them to his family, friends, clients, runners,
athletes and anyone wanting to benefit from safe and effective
superior nutritional supplementation.
Get into Michael's head and get involved in a fitness
discussion on the latest fitness, running and nutrition
thoughts. This project is still in it's infancy and we
need material to talk about so visit us soon.
Houston Personal Fitness Trainer, Michael Merlino, serves
up a fresh brew of fitness advice, thoughts and experiences.
Marathon Coach and Personal Fitness Trainer, Michael Merlino,
shares and discusses the sport of running. Every runner
is welcome here as we offer training tips, discuss and
review local and national races and provide other resources
to help improve your running.
created to simply help people stay fit in all areas of their
lives with the primary focus on educating others on the
life-long powers and benefits of weight training, cardiovascular
exercise and proper nutrition. This site will arm you with
practical knowledge and tips from professionals on losing
weight, gaining muscle, increasing energy, feeling great
and living longer. Our on-line
fitness and nutrition store now provides you with some
of the most practical and high quality products available.
shows you how to take command of your own exercise program,
nutritional habits and personal growth. Reality is a theme
throughout as we tell it like it is and try to do our
best to separate fact from fiction so you can do a better
job of making your own health choices.
us out and let us know what you think by sending us an
e-mail from the feedback link at the very top of each
page. Merlino Fitness will continue to roll out more content
including some fun and interactive ways to learn about
health, fitness, nutrition and anything else that we can
think of that will help you lead a healthy lifestyle.
health to you!
"Train smart...exercise often...build momentum...stay
focused...train for life."tm
Thanks again for visiting Merlino Fitness!
Michael J. Merlino
Owner, Merlino Fitness, MerlinoFitness.com
Certified Professional Fitness Trainer
Houston, Texas, USA
"Train for life"