Tip of the Week

This weeks Tip of the Week focuses on circuit training as a way to boost weight loss and muscle gain. Are you tired of the same old circuit? Does being on a treadmill for 20 minutes bore you? Well try this! A cardio-resistance circuit, one of the best ways to improve strength and endurance in a short amount of time. Check out an easy example below!

Cardio-Resistance Circuit Training

Machines and exercises can be adjusted to fit your preferences and what is available.

5 min. warmup on treadmill

2 min. high intensity treadmill

Leg Press 2 sets of 15

Leg Extension 2 sets of 15

2 min. high intensity treadmill

Chest Press 2 sets of 15

Seated Row 2 sets of 15

2 min. high intensity treadmill

Shoulder Press 2 sets of 15

Seated Dip 2 sets of 15

2 min. high intensity treadmill

Bicep Curl 2 sets of 15

Ab Crunch 2 sets of 15

2 min. high intensity treadmill

5 min. cooldown on treadmill

The key to making this workout effective is to ensure the 2 minute treadmill intervals are at a high intensity. You should be out of breath at the end of 2 minutes. For more questions, ask one of our fitness professionals today!

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