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Circuit Training Activities Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Circuit Training Activities.

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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We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness?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

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

Learn the Fitness Class Lingo

When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late...  Read more

Day 12 - I made it to the fitness center for a 20-minute cardio and 30-minute strength training sess
Updated 6/22/2016 1:35:00 PM

Day 12 - I made it to the fitness center for a 20-minute cardio and 30-minute strength training session. Yeah! Also, eating well. But dealing with hunger today. 16 days to go 🎤...  Read more

Well, didn't meet all of my activity goals for tod
Updated 6/21/2016 8:22:43 PM

Well, didn't meet all of my activity goals for today, but I did get the garden just about done. At least I got that much activity in I guess. Having such a hard time getting motivated to exercise....  Read more

I've rested a day in-between strength training (arms &legs together). I want to do more strength tra
Updated 6/21/2016 12:36:50 PM

I've rested a day in-between strength training (arms &legs together). I want to do more strength training but I'm still sore (especially legs). Should I skip legs today & do them tomorrow or is one day in-between enough? #strengthtraining...  Read more

Just completed 41 minutes of strength training. My
Updated 6/21/2016 11:50:09 AM

Just completed 41 minutes of strength training. My arms and legs feel like jello...  Read more

All I have to say is...Kettlebell training...Woah!
Updated 6/20/2016 9:22:33 PM

All I have to say is...Kettlebell training...Woah! I've been trying inconsistently to lose weight since November. I've lost 2lbs. A little frustrated but I've been cheating on the weekends. I have little time to fit in exercise. Thoughts? #firstpost...  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

Involve the kids

If I am going to miss a workout, I schedule a 'fit' activity with the kids instead, like taking a walk on the conservation trail,playing some soccer in the backyard or playing dance revolution. Low impact activities are better than nothing when I mis...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

'Can I Measure Calories Burned during Strength Training with a Heart Rate Monitor?'

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