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Circuit Training Programs Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Circuit Training Programs.

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We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness?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

anyone doing the insanity program? i got it years
Updated 10/6/2015 7:49:07 PM

anyone doing the insanity program? i got it years ago and finally giving myself to it for 60 days. i also teach hiit at church and walk a lot to the park, 2 miles away, for pe for my homeschooled 4 kids. needs some motivating workout buddies :)...  Read more

Has anyone trained for a half marathon? How many w
Updated 10/6/2015 1:50:58 PM

Has anyone trained for a half marathon? How many weeks did you train for it? I'm a intermediate runner, and do regular 4 mile runs. Should I start in a beginner training program or intermediate since this will be my first half?...  Read more

Body weight training is where it's at! I love love
Updated 10/6/2015 10:04:16 AM

Body weight training is where it's at! I love love love it!!!...  Read more

Personal Training...worth it?
Updated 10/6/2015 5:27:40 AM

The college I attend has an awesome, newly remodeled rec center. The problem is that I am completely overwhelmed and intimidated by the prospect of going, and working out in front of a bunch of younger, more athletic types. I also have minimal famili...  Read more

Goals for the month. train weaker parts first.....
Updated 10/2/2015 7:08:15 PM

Goals for the month. train weaker parts first..... focus on strategy for upcoming events..... train harder today than yesterday...... Be amazing ppl......You can choose to be better or choose to not try. set them goals and prove them haters wrong......  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

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

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