Circuit training is all the buzz in the fitness world these days. Switching from movement to movement with low rest periods. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE a good F45 class and the feeling of completely smashing myself.
Most women: “Heavy weights will make me bulky”
Ugh. No. There is more than enough research out their to prove this point. (I’ll post another blog about this if you want to know more)
Back to Circuit Training!
Did you know that heavy lifting will be a powerful tool in your body transformation, and heavy lifting does not go hand in hand with circuit training.
Stop limiting yourself to circuits, and use the proven methods at your disposal to shape an athletic, functional, physique.
Sure, circuit training is a great way to get a lot of work done in a short period of time, and it helps to keep your heart rate up and build some conditioning. But, the most effective exercise programs will always include a mix of heavy weights, gymnastics work, explosive movements, some circuit training and recovery.
To limit yourself to only circuit style workouts is to limit the potential results you can achieve. Answer this: What is your goal and are you achieving the results you want?
When you combine the benefits of heavy lifting, bodyweight work, mobility, and metabolic conditioning, you utilise a broad range of tools that lets you develop that sexy, athletic physique.
We’ve all seen Olympic athletes and how amazing their bodies look, and these women train using all the methods I’ve discussed.
Branch out with your training, stop limiting yourself to circuits, and use the proven methods at your disposal to shape an athletic, functional body.