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Circuit Training Program Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Circuit Training Program.

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

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We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness?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

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

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

Reference Guide to Aerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is Aerobic Exercise? The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) defines aerobic exercise as "any activity that uses large muscle...  Read more

Second day of resistive training. Going for every
Updated 5/6/2016 1:01:21 PM

Second day of resistive training. Going for every other day. Continuing to walk 5 miles 5 days per week. I hope adding the resistive training will help me lose weight. If nothing else it will help me tone up....  Read more

30 minutes on the bike and 25 weight training. Is
Updated 5/6/2016 10:09:20 AM

30 minutes on the bike and 25 weight training. Is that enough. 3 days this week so far gonna squeeze one more in...  Read more

Fell out of training... I will start again tomorro
Updated 5/5/2016 11:53:25 PM

Fell out of training... I will start again tomorrow... I have two weeks to get below 200. Another 14 pounds to go. Not sure if I will make that goal because I slacked off but I will continue to try. #Iwillnotfail...  Read more

The spark people program recommends 45-65% of calo

The spark people program recommends 45-65% of calories from carbs, 25-35% from protein and 10-35% from healthy fats. It's a moderate diet...It's not low or high anything. It recommends a reasonable rate odd weight loss, typically 1-2 lbs......  Read more

I just started my diet and exercise program yester
Updated 5/6/2016 8:07:00 PM

I just started my diet and exercise program yesterday. I'm doing slim fast shakes for breakfast and lunch fruit for in between snack and grilled chicken breast and mixed vegetables that's only 400 calories what is something healthy I can add...  Read more

Combine Strength Training + Cardio

Doing circuit training kills 2 birds with 1 stone! Try the Spartacus Workout circuit:
ads/MH-Spartacus-Workout.pdf...  Read more

Circuit training and counting....I call it the two C's

If I count what I eat every day and I do at least 30 min of circuit training or interval training about 5 days a week (at home to a DVD), I will lose a pound or two at the end of the week. If I stop counting I will not lose. I call it the two C's...  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

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

Which Is More Important: Cardio or Strength Training?

This is a loaded question! If you ask 10 different trainers, you'd get 10 different answers. One trainer's answer is likely to be based on what they've seen help clients get the best results or their own personal preference for one type o...  Read more