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Fit, fitter, fittest. New Year Offer 12 + 1

 - Fitness

New year, new resolutions? CrossFit Merchtem has already made a resolution for 2022: to encourage as many people as possible to invest in their physical and mental well-being by sharing knowledge about the path to a fitter and more conscious existence, as well as by providing quality guidance through 'The Sport of Fitness', even beyond our ( online ) borders.  

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Training using your own body weight

 - Fitness

Last month we talked about  weightlifting   and now this month it's the turn of gymnastics, a second major discipline in our amazing 'Sport of Fitness' that we practise every day in our gym. 

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Weightlifting: be stronger and fitter for life

 - Fitness

One of the three main disciplines in our 'Sport of Fitness' is weightlifting and here in our community, we tend to use the English term ‘weightlifting'. The origins of the most common lifts (the ‘Snatch’ and the ‘Clean and J..the movements – lifting the weight fully above your head – is the same in both worlds, the Olympic version of the movements places more emphasis on the technical aspects, whereas CrossFit is mainly about holding a strong position. 

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Students promotion 12+1

 - Fitness

We’re sure we don't have to tell you that exercising is healthy – most people know that getting enough exercise is important. However, what’s often lacking is the energy or motivation to start and stick with it. Some good news for.. participating in physical activities at a younger age will contribute to a positive attitude towards sport and exercise in later life. In turn, this will directly translate into a fitter and more active life and therefore a better quality of life.

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Mobility and injury prevention

 - Fitness

If you attend a group class at our club on a regular basis, you will notice that we rarely – if ever – start a class without using a foam roller or massage ball. We’d like to explain our reasons for doing this so you can see just how important it is.  

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