circuit training


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circuit training

a method of physical exercise in which activities are arranged in sets and the participant moves quickly from one activity to another with a minimum of rest between activities.

cir·cuit re·sis·tance train·ing

(CRT) (sĭr'kŭt rĕ-zis'tăns trān'ing)
Modification of standard strength training emphasizing relatively light load (40-60% of maximum strength) and continuous exercise to provide a more general conditioning to improve body composition, muscular strength and endurance, and cardiovascular fitness.
Synonym(s): circuit training, circuit weight training.

circuit training

programme of mixed resistance, aerobic and flexibility exercises performed in sequence at a series of stations.
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The training is being offered to underground contractors who can select and send their current employees to the HDD Circuit training program.
Aintree Circuit Training Club and coach Bill Pirrie said: "The session was designed to be extremely challenging - and it was.
Not only is it excellent for developing basic strength and body tone, circuit training is also psychologically rewarding.
In case of any break in your daily exercise regimen due to business trips or other events, you can do a few sets of quick circuit training to make up for the loss.
CALORIE COUNT: Depending on how hard you work and how much you push yourself, an hour's circuit training can shift up to 500 calories and upwards.
Children, aged ten to 16, and adults will be put through their paces by two fitness instructors on a four-week course, with two sessions a week, from June 15, using assault courses, circuit training, and encouragement from trainers.
Since it can be difficult to fit strength and cardiovascular exercise into a workout regimen, Andy Fry, a fitness specialist in Indiana University's School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Bloomington, has a suggestion: try circuit training, which is a type of interval workout that combines endurance and aerobic exercises to create a full-body workout that usually lasts 30 minutes.
Personal Training with Jackie: Power Circuit Training
He is hoping to persuade 600 people to complete an hour of circuit training to win a place in the Guinness Book of Records.
Expert celebrity fitness and circuit training instructor Jackie Warner's workouts command up to $400 an hour in person; now her fitness guidance is available on DVD to all in "Personal Training with Jackie: Power Circuit Training".
Well I have certainly upped the stakes - every muscle in my body aches after a double gym and circuit training session last night.