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Circuit Training: sport specific circuits for rugby, basketball, racquet sports and athletes trying to improve their speed
Sport specific circuits
An introduction to how and why you should include circuits in your training
Sprint-specific speed circuits
Circuits are not traditionally associated with the development of speed or skill. They tend to be viewed as ways to develop strength endurance and foundation fitness, upon which more specific sports fitness can be built as the playing/competition season approaches.
Constructing sport specific circuit workouts
Circuit training is a highly-advanced training tool for improving specific areas of performance weakness. Circuit training principles can be used to focus in on any aspect of your training, in any sport you do, in a way that rapidly brings you super-charged results.
Speed is the capacity to perform successive movements at a fast rate. As well as thinking about speed as ‘running speed’ it is really the development of the ability to move the limbs quickly, which is needed in a variety of sports and events, e.g. javelin, discus, tennis, squash etc. Therefore, there is more to think about than just performing flat out sprints.
How to Construct a Training Circuit for your Sport - Rowing example
The spider curl is another variation of the barbell curl.
Circuit training: an endurance athletes perfect combination of events
A series of workouts designed to increase both strength and fitness
Whatever your sport you shouldn't neglect a proper conditioning routine if you want to achieve muscular balance and avoid injury.
Circuit training: weight training circuits will improve aerobic fitness, muscle strength and help reduce body fat
Weight training circuits: how beneficial are they to an athlete?