Welcome to Circuit Training
Welcome to Circuit Training
The tried and tested “Circuit” and how it can change your life.
Circuit training is awesome for working your body as a whole unit, Circuit training is an excellent way to improve over all health, fitness body and mind.
Circuit training comes in many different form and many different names Bootcamps is a very popular name for it these days and you can find them almost in every town across the uk.
Circuit training in what ever form can be done any were from your own bedroom , garden , parks and of course your local gym . The list is endless with only your imagination holding you back there’s hundreds of ways and movements you can incorporate into your work outs.
Circuit training will improve mobility , strength , aerobic fitness and stamina . The circuit training comprises of 6 to 10 strength exercises that are completed one after another. Each exercise is performed for a certain number of repetitions or for time before moving on to the next exercise. The exercises within each circuit are separated by a short rest period, and each circuit is separated by longer rest period. The total number of circuits performed during a training session can vary from two to six depending on your training level (beginner, intermediate, or advanced), your training history and your short medium and long term goals.
It’s a great way to manage weight , improve moods, relies frustration from other areas of life.
It can be a effective way of training if your short on time. Every one can find and should find time to invest in themselves.
There’s lots of different ways/approaches to circuits :
*aerobic and anaerobic.
*outdoors / indoors.
*different training methods for different goals.
The best circuits are those witch call in all areas below 👇
Calling in strength , aerobic , anaerobic training , stretching and of course mobility.
Your find yourself doing movements that involve/demand your body doing lots of different challenging things. Using equipment and your own body weight .
Warm ups are be fun using school yard games to get people interacting and moving like ( Stuck in the mud – it – relay racing ) etc
And many many more.
Equipment you may find in use are wide and diverse , from battle ropes , medicine balls , dumbells , boxing weighted sledges to the humble cone/marker. There’s no end to the possibilities.
A circuit traditionally is a set amount of exercises one after another back to back with no rest once finished your allowed to recover.
Tabata is a very effective approach and can be done in just 5 minuets , it’s great for what is known as the after burn effect .
This is we’re you work very intently for 20 seconds with 10 seconds rest periods up to 8 rounds total. This way of training deprives the body of oxygen witch intern makes the body burn more calories over a longer period after , not just when training, you can still be burning calories in the form of fat 36 hours later so is a great way to get a lot done in very short time.
So great for people that are short on time but see the value of training.
It’s also a great way to make and connect with friends or like minded people . Circuits Bootcamps are a great way to mix and get yourself out there .
“…work on your mind first, know where you’re heading and picture it…”
All shapes , fitness levels , sizes , male female all can train together as the coach should have variations of the exercise ready so no one gets left out or can’t do something.
Training in a group has been proven to gain better results than training by yourself all the time , the atmosphere , comradely the social side of things all add to the experience witch in turn keeps you coming back and sticking to something.
Remember progression in any training is your goal .
To be stronger , fitter , faster , more agile , flexible and in all round better shape.
One last note , find yourselves a good friendly group with a good caring instructor and your onto a winner…..
Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at 12:15 pm | News