Shop from our Merlino Fitness equipment
and apparel store, our Ebay fitness close
out Store or our Advocare nutritional
RMR, VO2 Max &
you are looking to loose weight or increase peformance, metabolic
testing can help you reach your goals. Our resting metabolic
rate tests rates your metabolism and gives you a gauge of how
many calories per day that you need to maintain or lose weight.
Our VO2 - anaerobic threshold tests let you know your true heart
rate zones to get the most out of your fat burning ability while
you do your cardio workouts. Runners and cyclists can also take
their sport and racing to the next level by getting heart rate
zones to help with realistic heart rate training goals. Check
out the links below for more info about both tests and call
us at 713-523-2577 if you have questions about testing and how
it can benefit your fitness goals.
New Houston 5K/10K
Starts January 20th!
Kick off the new year with a bang as Coach Michael's new In Flight Running 5K/10K program launches on Tuesday January 20th. The 12 week program welcomes walkers and runners of all skill levels and get you trained up for a 5K or 10K goal race in mid April 2015. Whether you just want to get off the couch, run or walk your first race, return to the sport of running after a hiatus or improve your current 5K or 10K time this is the program for you.
Program includes 2 group workouts a week on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings, online training schedules accessible via a phone app, 10% discount at Fleet Feet sports, training dry fit T shirt, online video running video instruction series, coaches to help lead the way and all the team camaraderie you need to reach your finish line.
Be one of the first 30 to register before January 12th & get a free video gait analysis ($85 value) from Coach Michael Merlino and start the program a week sooner on January 13th..
fitness balls from Harbinger, Theraband and TKO. Great for abdominal
and core body strengthening.
great alternative to traditional weights, these water-filled
rubber balls are great for training core body.
rollers are hot and a great way to apply your own myofacial
massage. They can also be used for balance, stability and core
body training. Check our our full line of foam roller and rehab
low back and trunk while performing those heavier lifts. We
offer a wide selection from Harbinger Fitness.
duty gloves for the serious lifter. Available in wrist wrap
and non wrist wrap styles.
camps are hot but Michael has been busy designing his own version
of outdoor exercise. No army fatigues and screaming in your
face while wallowing in the mud here. Just challenging and safe
workouts for all fitness levels that will make you fall in love
with playing outside again. Each workout involves resistance
training and cardio conditioning to get you in shape quick and
wondering why you haven't done this stuff since you were 8 years
wrist support with our wide selection of weight lifting straps
from Harbinger and Grizzly.
from painful nipple abrasion. A must have product for male runners.
Don't run your next long run or race without them.
Run Fast by
you are a beginner road racer or shooting for a new personal
best, this book does a great job of breaking down training schedules
and drills to run smarter and prepare for race day. More
and Speaking Engagements
Fitness and nutrition are hot topics that are on everyone's mind.
Ironically, with all of the research and information on the benefits of living
a healthy lifestyle, over 60 million Americans are over-weight. Inactivity and
sedentary lifestyles are putting people's health at risk everyday. What is on
most people's minds is how to reduce stress, look better, feel better, live longer
and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
We offer a variety of seminars
on weight management, nutrition, weight training,
cardiovascular fitness and other various
wellness topics. Merlino Fitness can easily
customize a seminar specifically for your
group, department or business and include
wellness and fitness professionals from the
our Advisory Board for a well-rounded program.
We will have fun, cut through the confusion
and myths and learn more about living a balanced
and healthy lifestyle. Below is a list of
our current seminars. Please call us at 713.523.2577
for more information.