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Circuit Training can be done at home or in the gym. If you don't have any equipment it can still be done. Chose 4 - 8 exercises for each circuit. Do the exercise for a pre-determined time and then go straight onto the next exercise. A break in between them can be included. Here are some exercises that can be included in your training. (If you don't know how to do them look them up on Google)
 
  • Upper-body
    • Push ups, Bench dips, Pull ups, Medicine ball chest pass, Bench lift, Inclined press up
  • Core & trunk
    • Sit ups (lower abdominals), Stomach crunch (upper abdominals), Back extension chest raise
  • Lower-body
    • Squat jumps, Compass jumps, Astride jumps, Step ups, Bench squat, Sprinting
  • Total-body
  • Example Circuit Training Sessions

    Exercise

    Push ups

    Step ups

    20m Sprints

    Burpees

    Time (secs)

    20

    20

    20

    20

    Repetitions

    4

    4

    4

    4

     

     

     

    * Warm up before circuit and cool down after circuit, complete twice a week with 48 hours in between each session. If you are doing other training on the same day the circuit should follow it *

    Exercise

    Push ups

    Step ups

    20m Sprints

    Burpees

    Skipping

    Time (secs)

    30

    30

    20

    20

    30

    Repetitions

    6

    6

    6

    6

    6