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Circuit Training Programs Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Circuit Training Programs.

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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

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We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness?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

Cardio vs Strength training for weightloss
Updated 2/11/2016 6:37:18 PM

I am trying to figure out what I need to adjust in my workout routine because I am not really losing weight and I notice when I have more strength training classes doing the week I don't lose or pick up a pound. I workout 5 days a week. 3 days out of...  Read more

Hello Everyone! Well have been on the program for
Updated 2/11/2016 7:09:17 AM

Hello Everyone! Well have been on the program for 1 month and I feel great and I have lost 20 lbs. I hope to hit my goal by mid summer...  Read more

I love cardio and hate strength training. Any tip
Updated 2/11/2016 3:53:44 AM

I love cardio and hate strength training. Any tips to make it more fun???...  Read more

I've recently started an interval training crossfi
Updated 2/10/2016 12:07:08 PM

I've recently started an interval training crossfit type class. Wondering how to to track how many calories I've burned. If anyone has any recommendations it would be appreciated!...  Read more

Well, my daughter entered into basic training last
Updated 2/10/2016 1:50:04 PM

Well, my daughter entered into basic training last night in Great Lakes Illinois for the Navy so I am really depressed today. I know I need to work my but off for the next 8 weeks so I can surprise her at Graduation. Just not feeling motivated today....  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

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