Group circuits run multiple times a week, and are for people with a variety of abilities, and is a great and fun way to improve general health and fitness. Clients who attend for multiple sessions over a period of time will notice improvements in many areas, from feeling more energised throughout the day, feeling less stressed, improved cardiovascular fitness and increased lean mass and progressed strength. All leading to day - to- day life being easier, from walking the dogs to carrying the shopping.
What it involves
A good warm-up, raising your heart rate, and getting the muscles warm and ready for action. Warm-ups may include stretches, and can also be similar to what is to come later on in the session, preparing your body. An example of this is low-intensity rowing on the Concept 2 Rowing machine, or light peddaling on the spinner or warming up your arms and legs on the Skierg.
Going over the main circuit: This is a good time for me to demonstrate the exercises, and answer any questions you and the other participants may have. If the exercise is not suiting to you or an individual, then I will talk with you or them individually to explain what variation of the exercise to do instead.
There will usually be between 6-10 stations, with each station being approximately 30-45 seconds long, followed by a 20-45 second break in-between each interval.
An example of this would be something like this: