Circuit training means exercising one body part at a time, without stopping. It’s a steady routine which will ensure every muscle is worked by the time you reach the end. And you’ll have given yourself a good cardio workout, too.
Think Daniel Craig was born with that swimming trunk body? No. That was gym circuit training.
If you’re a beginner, start with one complete circuit and if you need to, take a brief rest between exercises. Then build up from there until you can do one complete circuit without stopping. Make sure you set the weight machines to a weight you’re comfortable with.
If you’re already reasonably fit, do one circuit without stopping, take a brief rest, then complete another full circuit without stopping. If it’s too easy, increase the number of reps and add more weight to the machines.
By the time you can do 4 complete circuits without stopping, you’ll be able to give 007 a run for his money.
I love doing circuit training at home but have a curious aversion to doing them at the gym. I like to stick to one machine for longer than a minute there, but at home I don't mind prancing from one thing to the next. Circuits are great though.
Good idea to have a short time on the treadmill but on steep incline. I'd not thought of doing it that way before but tend to use it flat for longer. I will definitely try this.
This is good but not sure our gym would have all the equipment I would need to jump from one to the next. I like to do circuits at home with weights though.
I love circuit training cos it stops me getting bored, and time seems to fly by. Good to have new routine ideas, thanks.
I'm more of a 100% free weights guy but I'm looking to change things up a little this year so may adapt this and work into one of my sessions this week! Can't hurt to try something new and make the most out of the equipment available. Thanks!