Including his son, Miles Stewart (World Champion Triathlete), Mick Doohan (World 500cc Motorcycle Champion), and countless others from sports as diverse as roller-skating, squash, and cycling. Many other coaches are also impressed by circuit training and use it regularly.
Who is circuit training good for?
It is an excellent way to improve cardiovascular fitness and muscular strength endurance. Circuit training will elevate your heart rate and keep it high through the entire circuit due to the short rest periods, large muscles being worked together and a combination of upper, lower and whole body exercises.
What type of athletes would use circuit training?
Circuit training is especially helpful for beginner runners or injury-prone athletes who aren’t ready to handle an increase in mileage, but do have the time to do more aerobic exercise.
Is circuit training for everyone?
Circuit training is a fantastic workout that’s great for everyone, regardless of fitness level. It incorporates a variety of exercises at separate stations and you take part in small groups, taking on each exercise at your own pace.
What athletes use interval training?
For sports such as basketball, soccer, hockey, tennis, rugby and so on, interval training may be more appropriate than continuous running because it can increase aerobic power and improve cardiorespiratory endurance without the associated detrimental effects on anaerobic power.
Is circuit training a HIIT?
Circuit Training and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) are two options that include aerobic and strength training components and can be completed in a short amount of time. When performed correctly, both can have benefits for cardiovascular and metabolic health.
Who would be attracted to circuit training?
Traditional lifters that have been training for over 10 years tend to use more conventional lifting and newbie’s tend to be attracted to circuits because they feel it will give them a better bang for their buck.