One form of exercising which I love yet don’t do nearly enough is circuit training. As it is a form of conditioning that combines both strength training and high intensity aerobic exercise, it’s a great way to kill 2 birds with one stone and fit in a total body workout. Although they are relatively short, these workouts are quite high-paced which means your heart rate stays up…and there’s no chance of boredom creeping in- sweet deal, eh?
This kind of training served me well when I was in Dubai. As I really didn’t want to spend too much time doing things I could do in Mumbai (e.g. enter a gym), these workouts enabled me to get my sweat on in just 20 minutes…without even having to leave my room! Once Body For Life is over, I definitely plan to bring back circuit workouts, especially on those days where time is money short. Although these workouts can either be recycled or changed up to incorporate various moves, here’s one that I did in Dubai. And for what it’s worth, it definitely humbled me…i.e. it got me huffin’ & puffin’ more than I imagined:
For the exercises which might not be so commonly heard of, here are links on how to complete them: