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Fitness Circuit Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fitness Circuit Training.

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We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness?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

Fitness tracker seems incorrect
Updated 8/15/2014 8:16:03 PM

Hi spark people, I am back from the brink, lost the 40 I needed to and then, within about 30 seconds began to put it on again. 8 months later and I am back to square one. Anyway, I am now using the Spark tracker app on my phone and I am pretty su...  Read more

600 monthly fitness minutes so far!
Updated 8/21/2014 6:38:55 AM

I've been very faithfully getting to the gym, and half way through the month I'm already at 600 fitness minutes! I'm amazed!...  Read more

suggestion for a change to the Fitness Tracker
Updated 8/13/2014 12:01:44 PM

This is just a suggestion for a small change... When I track my Fitness, I always manually enter it from my Favorites. When the drop down appears it lists the type of exercise on the left then the minutes and calories burned on the right side. H...  Read more

Fitness minutes & calorie burn
Updated 8/12/2014 1:15:53 PM

So I have noticed something which I find some what interesting. If I track 15 push ups, which can take me somewhere between 12-60 seconds depending on how controlled and fast I want to do them. and I track this at 1 minute my tracker shows 4 cal...  Read more

Fitness bands
Updated 8/12/2014 3:17:19 PM

Is there anyone weaing a fitness band? I'm plannin to buy one, but don't know yet which one. Fitbit Flex, Polar Loop, Nike Fuel+, Vevo.....Which one have you bought and what' are the pro's and cons?...  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

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  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

Combat Fitness: Circuit Training to Improve Performance

There are many different types of training that comprise combat fitness. One of the most effective training techniques to build muscular endurance and stamina is circuit training. If you are already familiar with circuit training, then you know that...  Read more