Merritt Clubs Blog


Calories In, Calories Out

Posted by Lori O'Donnell

Jun 13, 2018

Is it just me, or does anyone else think their fitness watch or fitness tracker gets a little pushy at times? Don’t get me wrong…I love my watch. And, I move. A lot. (I run, train, and teach 8-10 classes a week.) And yet… “Lori, your rings are usually much further along at this time of day. See if you can move a little.” “You’re close to closing your rings! A brisk 20-minute walk should do it!” “Let’s add 50 calories to your daily expenditure goal!” Don’t get me wrong. Like I said, I love my watch. And the reminders to move during the day when I’m sitting at the computer definitely help.

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Topics: calories and weight loss

New Exercise Programs: Burn More Calories with Circuit Training

Posted by RaySa

Jul 20, 2011

The best way to prevent plateaus and avoid losing interest in your exercise routine is to create a circuit. Completing circuits is time efficient, helps one stay motivated, promotes muscle growth, and keeps the workouts interesting. Choose from a series of strength (see my top ten benefits below) and or cardio exercises to maximize your workouts and see results.

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Topics: workout to lose weight, Personal Training, training exercise program, Calorie loss, calorie burning, fitness workouts, weight loss exercises, weight loss with exercise, calories and weight loss, the best way to lose weight, fitness exercises