What is Circuit Training?

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What are the benefits of circuit training?

What is Circuit Training?

You have probably noticed that many of the women's health clubs feature circuit training for women. These circuits feature a series of exercises for women that are performed in a rapid sequence. In most cases, the groups of 6 to 10 strength exercises are performed for a specified number of repetitions or for a prescribed period of time prior to moving on to the next exercise. Before you go through the circuit, you will usually have an aerobic warm-up. By moving through the strength training exercises as quickly as possible, you heart rate stays elevated throughout the entire workout.

There are many reasons why circuit training is particularly beneficial for the reconditioned female exerciser.

  • Since you are moving through different muscle groups, you don't have to worry about fatiguing a specific group.
  • You can keep your heart rate elevated without getting exhausted.
  • It's a great way to combine aerobic and strength training into one quick workout
  • It's time-efficient. if you only have 30 minutes a day for exercise, this is the best way to use it.

   

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