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Circuit Training Activities Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Circuit Training Activities.

The Benefits of Circuit Training

Circuit training is a workout routine that combines cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. It was first proposed in the late 1950s as a method to develop general fitness. The initial routines were arranged in a circle, alternating betwee...  Read more

8 Ways to Build Maximum Muscle in Minimal Time

"Time is money," Benjamin Franklin advised a young tradesman in a 1748 essay. Although we don’t know to what extent he applied Franklin’s wisdom, most of us do understand the implications of this adage in our own lives. When it...  Read more

6 Fitness Rules Meant to be Broken

We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or...  Read more

Catherine Zeta-Jones Diet Secrets

Catherine Zeta-Jones the well known actress from memorable rolls in “The Legend of Zoro,” “Ocean’s Twelve” and “” has used a healthy diet to both bounce back from her pregnancy weight gain as well as maintain...  Read more

7 Strength Training Excuses: Busted!

Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki...  Read more

Strength train before or after cardio?
Updated 4/16/2014 2:58:40 PM

Which is better? I've seen people do both ways at gym so I'm wondering what consensus is... Does It make a difference?...  Read more

How often/strength training?
Updated 4/15/2014 3:48:52 PM

I am trying to work out my arms for sure. I have found a great arm workout. But I am wondering how often it is ok to do it? Once or twice a week? More? Thanks...  Read more

Spark activity tracker
Updated 4/12/2014 3:22:53 PM

I am wondering if anybody has used the spark activity tracker and how accurate it is?...  Read more

activity tracker not showing up
Updated 4/13/2014 6:37:33 AM

My Spark activity tracker is not showing up in "My Trackers." Can somebody help me with this?...  Read more

My Spark Activity tracker clip broke!
Updated 4/12/2014 12:52:17 AM

I had the activity tracker clipped to my belt and when I got out of the car today it got caught on the seat belt and the clip snapped in two. How do I get a new clip? I've had this for about a month and I really like it.. I hope I don't have to buy...  Read more

Combine Strength Training + Cardio

Doing circuit training kills 2 birds with 1 stone! Try the Spartacus Workout circuit: http://www.menshealth.com/spartacus/downlo
ads/MH-Spartacus-Workout.pdf...  Read more

Exercise First

I exercise first thing in the morning to get at least 30 min of activity in a day. It ensures that I don't miss and makes me feel energized for the day....  Read more

Alabama

The official State of Alabama Team for residents only. Check out our team page for loads of motivating activities!...  Read more

You Asked: 'Does a Heart Rate Monitor Accurately Measure Calories Burned during Strength Training?

A heart rate monitor (HRM) is capable of estimating calorie burn pretty accurately—but only for aerobic (cardio) exercise, not for strength training. Here's why:A HRM won't give you an accurate idea of how many calories you bu...  Read more

DVD Review: Jillian Michaels' No More Trouble Zones

"Zero in to tackle your trouble zones and lose up to 5 pounds a week! Eliminate love handles, muffin tops, and wobbly arms for good!" That's what Jillian Michaels' new DVD, No More Trouble Zones, promises to deliver. Her people contacted us to see if...  Read more