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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.
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Current study recommends task specific circuit training to be more effective as compared to conventional therapy in improving gait and mobility.
Standard treatment was provided to the control group while the interventional group had circuit training. The subjects were assessed at baseline through blind assessors and 06 weeks of training was provided.
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.
However, those whose job requirements do not allow them spare time can go in for circuit training over weekends.
Not only is it excellent for developing good basic strength and body tone, circuit training is also psychologically rewarding.
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.
Personal Training with Jackie: Power Circuit Training
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.
He is hoping to persuade 600 people to complete an hour of circuit training to win a place in the Guinness Book of Records.