Fitness Training – How Circuit Training Can Make You Super Fit

If you want to keep fit but you do not have the budget for
expensive gym fees then one of the most effective, simplest and
inexpensive forms of exercise to do is circuit training. Also, known as
circuits this form of exercise is renowned for giving you an all over
body work out that builds your stamina, strength and endurance. It is so
effective that many different types of athletes from sprinters, tennis
players and cyclists use circuits to improve their strength and
cardiovascular system.

Circuits are especially good for runners as
they focus on building strength in the arms, legs and buttocks. They
can also increase your fitness levels in a very short space of time
which means they are a great form of exercise when it comes to people
who live hectic lives and do not have a lot of free time on their hands.

is also simple to do and you do not have to use any expensive
or fancy equipment. Basically what circuit training consists is a number
of stop points or stations. Each station involves doing a different
workout routine. This can include running on the spot, sit ups are doing
arm curls. At each station you must complete each exercise within a set
time and you must not stop until that the countdown is completed. Once
that exercise is completed you them sprint to the next point or station
and start the stop watch again. You do this until each station is

After completing a set of circuits your body will feel
it. It will know that it has had a great workout. Make sure that you do a
proper 5 to 10 minute warm up before you do the circuits and the same
with a cool down afterwards. Over time you will notice a real
difference, you will feel stronger, fitter and have increased energy and

The great thing is you can do circuits at home and to get you started here is a great exercise that you can use:

The chair dip.
but effective. The chair dip will build strength in to your arms and
shoulders. No need for fancy equipment because as the title of the
exercise suggests all you need is a sturdy household chair. Begin by
extending your legs out straight with the heels on the surface to
support your legs. Place both hands on the outer edge of the chair and
begin with your arms locked. Begin to bend your elbows as you lower your
buttocks towards the floor then push your body up gradually again until
your arms lock and then repeat.

Always seek a doctor’s advice if you have a medical condition before doing any form of new exercise.

Fitness Training – How Circuit Training Can Make You Super Fit

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