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Circuit Training

Top Fitness Trends for 2016: Does Your Favorite Make the List?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 11.21.2016 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

First let's get our semantics straight. This list is about trends, not fads. The difference being that a fad is a phenomenon that blows up quickly, lasts only for a short time, then, fades away. A trend is something that gains momentum and can create long-term impact in the way people think or behave. In other words, a trend is a "movement."

Get Fit in 7 Minutes With 7 Movements

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 05.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Levi Ben-Shmuel

Soon after arriving to the Bay Area, I noticed a large blue exercise station filled with people working out on the Marina Green in San Francisco. Ever...

Circuit Train My Brain

Lori Ferraro | Posted 04.13.2015 | Women
Lori Ferraro

What would make this experience different? Why would this stick when nothing else really has? I kind of turned the tables and asked my new trainer.

TRX Training: The Full-Body, Core-Burning Workout You Should Try

Rebecca Mahoney | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mahoney

I often use the TRX throughout other workouts to target specific body parts, but will also do a total body TRX workout from time to time. What's great about a total body workout on the TRX is that it is easy to move from one exercise to the other, since only one piece of equipment is required.

Tone Up All Over With This 15-Minute Stair Circuit

SELF | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living

Got 15 minutes? Hit the stairs and knock out these super-effective lower-body firm and burn moves. Even better? Some of these work your upper body, too.

Circuit Training: Why You Should Stop Running on the Treadmill Right Now

Rebecca Mahoney | Posted 05.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mahoney

I love mixing it up with body weight circuits like this one. Lifting is my first fitness love, but sometimes quick and dirty workouts like this are just what I need to recharge my exercising batteries. I am super sore today, which is an awesome feeling.

Arm and Shoulder Giant Set Workout and SMART Goal Writing for Dummies

Rebecca Mahoney | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mahoney

Try not to focus on those "trouble areas" every day. Your body is amazing, no matter what it looks like today. Down on yourself? Give yourself a compliment and move on. You rock, I swear!

We Tried It: The 7-Minute Workout

Sarah Klein | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

Thirty seconds of triceps dips on a chair (the seventh exercise out of 12) would have been more aptly named triceps dips to exhaustion, and I think I just barely cranked out six reps of move number 11, pushups with rotation.

The Ultimate Weight-Loss Circuit Workout

Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Joe Dowdell, CSCS for If you're short on time but still want to fit in an effective training session -- especially if your goal is fat...

Katherine Bindley

Why More Women Are Getting Down In The Mud | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

When Lauren Mundell and her friends planned a girls weekend in Mount Snow, Vt., last May, they chose to spend part of it watching one of the most inte...

The 10 Pillars Of Fitness

Jamie Galloway | Posted 02.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

Overall fitness doesn't just come from doing one activity over and over and over. If you want to be a good all around, the chances are you'll benefit from diversifying your training a little.

Be Wary! Workouts Are Not One Size Fits All

Holly Sidell | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

An exercise training program must continually build, constantly offering the body and muscles new challenges so as not to plateau, and to continue to rev up the metabolism and build stamina. But how that is done is truly relative and specific to each client.

6 Steps To Create The Ultimate, Fat-Torching Circuit Workout

Posted 03.15.2012 | Healthy Living

By Charlotte Andersen for Imagine a turbo-charged workout routine that mixes cardio and strength training and has you in and out of the g...

Simple Exercises for Celebrity Results

David Buer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Buer

If you don't have a celebrity trainer of your own on call, then being creative with your time and budget is the only option to achieve similar results.

Circuit Training: Is It Right For You?

David Buer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Buer

Circuit training is an evolving training program structured to combine low impact aerobic and anaerobic activity between sets of strength training and core exercises.

Sexier Legs With 5 Simple Exercises

David Buer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Buer

Make a statement with that accessory by using these five super effective exercises to sculpt, mold and shape your lower body without the inconvenience or hassle of a gym and fancy equipment.

My Cat Got Fat: A Disaster

Stefan Aschan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stefan Aschan

These circuits are highly motivational; plus they train your anaerobic system, burn the highest amounts of fat calories and prevent boredom.