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Interval Circuit Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Interval 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

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&...  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

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

Basking in the Orange Glow of Orangetheory Fitness

Fifteen minutes into my first Orangetheory Fitness workout, I was hooked. The music was energetic, the group's spirits were high and, despite my overwhelming hatred for running, I actually thought I had pretty decent form as I pounded the (treadm...  Read more

So I ran/walked (intervals alternating every 2 min
Updated 6/25/2016 8:10:48 PM

So I ran/walked (intervals alternating every 2 minutes) in 20:00 and was going to stop, but I figured, 'What the heck?' and finished 2miles in 27:30! Proud of myself! :)...  Read more

Anyone else love strength training but dislike cardio? I enjoy walking, but it's been so hot lately.
Updated 6/25/2016 3:17:11 PM

Anyone else love strength training but dislike cardio? I enjoy walking, but it's been so hot lately. Thinking about buying a recumbent bike for indoors and to make me move while I'm on a Netflix binge!...  Read more

43 minutes of strength training followed by a 3.7mike walk :) I've hit over 10,000 steps so far too
Updated 6/24/2016 1:05:43 PM

43 minutes of strength training followed by a 3.7mike walk :) I've hit over 10,000 steps so far too :) took the past week off from step counting and it felt good to take a break. All the marching in place is activating my hips/lower back...  Read more

I try to interval run, but once I hit a half mile
Updated 6/24/2016 10:01:13 AM

I try to interval run, but once I hit a half mile it seemed like I quit improving. I lose my breath. Been stuck at this point for weeks and got burnt out on running... hate to be a quitter but I was sick of a plateau. Any advice?...  Read more

Today is my first off training from a 10k. I very
Updated 6/24/2016 7:58:25 AM

Today is my first off training from a 10k. I very out of shape but I'm hopeful to get back to my old running self. Any help would be great!...  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

5 Benefits of Interval Training

5 Benefits of Interval TrainingWhat's The Best Time to Exercise?You need to shake up your fitness program and lose weight, but you donít really have any more time to devote to it. The perfect answer could be high-intensity interval training or HIIT f...  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

Try This Quick Workout to Get Trim and Toned From Head to Toe

Short on time but still want to squeeze in a good sweat session? You're not alone. "Lack of time" is the No. 1 reason people cite for not exercising regularly. It's easy to think that if you don't have an hour or more to dedicat...  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