Healthy Fit Nation

Subscribe

Name
Email Address*
 

ADV

Top kinds of circuit training workouts to try

The circuit training exercises are useful for designing a classic circuit training routine i.e. the one that develops short-term muscular endurance. This type of strength endurance is important in many prolonged sports with intermittent bouts of activity, such as soccer and field hockey. The circuit training exercises can also be used by non-athletes to develop general fitness. In this respect, circuit training is very time efficient helping to develop strength and stamina in a single session which gives you the ultimate fitness and maximum energy level.

Given are some top circuit training exercises to practice:

Dumbbell Squat and Swings

The starting position is holding a dumbbell in each hand start in squatted position with dumbbells between legs. Start movement by standing up and keeping arms straight rotate shoulders and trunk towards the left. Return to the starting position and repeat to the other side. Repeat for the prescribed number of repetitions.

quat Jumps

Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, trunk flexed forward slightly with back straight in a neutral position. Arms should be in the ready position with elbows flexed at approximately 90. Lower body where thighs are parallel to ground. Explode vertically and drive arms up. Land on both feet and repeat. Prior to takeoff extend the ankles to their maximum range to ensure proper mechanics.

Ricochets

Stand with your feet together and arms by your sides. Keeping your feet together jump forward a foot or so. Jump back to the starting position. Jump to your left, back to the start, then the right and then behind you. Repeat this sequence by keeping ground contact time minimal and feet together.

Alternating Split Squat

Stand with feet hip width apart. Take left leg and step back approximately 2 feet standing on the ball of back foot. Feet should be positioned at a staggered stance with head and back erect and straight in a neutral position. Place hands on waist. Lower body by bending at right hip and knee until thigh is parallel to floor then immediately explode vertically. Switch feet in the air so that the back foot lands forward and vice versa.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*