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Circuit Training Activities Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Circuit Training Activities.

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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

8 Ways to Build Maximum Muscle in Minimal Time

"Time is money," Benjamin Franklin advised a young tradesman in a 1748 essay. Although we don’t know to what extent he applied Franklin’s wisdom, most of us do understand the implications of this adage in our own lives. When it...  Read more

6 Fitness Rules Meant to be Broken

We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or...  Read more

7 Strength Training Excuses: Busted!

Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki...  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

How often should you train abs?
Updated 7/6/2015 3:34:38 PM

How often should you train abs?...  Read more

Good idea! Strength training is something I need t
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Good idea! Strength training is something I need to incorporate myself...it's been tough getting to that point though! :-)...  Read more

Week 11. Adding 2 days of strength training with
Updated 7/6/2015 3:45:54 PM

Week 11. Adding 2 days of strength training with weights to my routine this week, now that running 3 days a week has started to become habit! :)...  Read more

battery life of activity tracker
Updated 7/6/2015 10:30:48 AM

Anyone have suggestion about battery life on tracker. I just started using it. It is day 4 and it states the battery is only 50% does it need to be recharged somehow. One would think it would last a bit longer Thanks...  Read more

Odd results from spark activity tracker
Updated 7/6/2015 3:20:22 PM

I've been away from my computer since Thursday but wore my activity tracker daily. Today as usual I wore my activity tracker on my right shoe. From 3 until after 8pm I was in a car either driving or sitting in the passenger seat. When I was finally...  Read more

Combine Strength Training + Cardio

Doing circuit training kills 2 birds with 1 stone! Try the Spartacus Workout circuit: http://www.menshealth.com/spartacus/downlo
ads/MH-Spartacus-Workout.pdf...  Read more

Exercise First

I exercise first thing in the morning to get at least 30 min of activity in a day. It ensures that I don't miss and makes me feel energized for the day....  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

'Can I Measure Calories Burned during Strength Training with a Heart Rate Monitor?'

A heart rate monitor (HRM) is capable of estimating calorie burn pretty accurately—but only for aerobic (cardio) exercise, not for strength training. Here's why:A HRM won't give you an accurate idea of how many calories you bu...  Read more

DVD Review: Jillian Michaels' No More Trouble Zones

"Zero in to tackle your trouble zones and lose up to 5 pounds a week! Eliminate love handles, muffin tops, and wobbly arms for good!" That's what Jillian Michaels' new DVD, No More Trouble Zones, promises to deliver. Her people contacted us to see if...  Read more