Weight Training Circuits - Circuit Training using free weights & Machine stations
Why are Circuit Weight Training workouts so effective
Circuit Weight Training is a quick and effective way to Build Muscle and strength faster. Add an aerobic component and your cardio training is just plain simple too.
Earlier you learnt the basics of Circuit Training and read an overview of Circuit Training Exercises. Here you will find some excellent weight training machine circuits for faster yet effective workouts.
P.S. - 1. Bodyweight Circuits are discussed here.
2. The Exercises mentioned can be accessed from the Exercise Database.
Circuit Weight Training Workout # 1 using Free Weights
You will be performing these exercises one-after-another without rest, moving from one exercise station to the next until you complete one full circuit. You will be doing as many repetitions as possible in 15 to 45 s before moving on to the next one.
You can start with 15 s interval for week one and add another 5-10s every week thereon.
Lat Pull Downs
Jump Rope for 3-5 minutes
Squat or Leg Press
Lat Pull downs
Triceps Pull downs
These are examples of total body training circuits without any aerobic component built-in. Also read the Aerobic Circuit Training section for total cardio fitness. You will discover how to incorporate aerobics in to your weight training sessions.
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