Circuit Training Articles

Circuit training is a form of conditioning that combines resistance training and high-intensity aerobic work designed to target strength building and muscular endurance. STACK offers you a broad range of variations of circuit training needed to get you stronger and faster for your sport. See what the pros and their trainers are doing, plus what the experts are prescribing, by reading our exclusive articles and viewing workout content.

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Build Muscle Fast With 3 Unconventional Methods

If you mistakenly lock your training mindset into a system of sets and reps, your program will become stagnant. To build muscle fast, you need to ...

Balance Your Workouts with Circuit Training

Create a more balanced workout with circuit training. It's a more functional method, because it involves moving from one activity to the next with v...

Exercise of the Week: Lower-Body Strength and Power Circuit

The STACK Exercise of the Week will help you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. This ...

Strength Training for Soccer with Functional Circuit Workout

Although a soccer game lasts 90 minutes, the real difference is made in the final 15. So to be successful requires strategy. A smart plan for socce...

Kristina Santiago's Off-Season Basketball Training Program

After receiving honorable mention as a 2012 NCAA All American, Cal-Poly forward Kristina Santiago is preparing to embark on her professional career....

Exercise of the Week: Explosive Full-Body Tri-Set

The STACK Exercise of the Week will help you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. Th...

Burn Fat and Build Muscle in the Same Workout

Burning fat and building muscle are two of the most common goals in the weight room, but most athletes find it nearly impossible to do both at once....

Improve Performance With Basketball-Specific Strength and Conditioning Exercises

Not all workouts lead to better games. Many basketball players perform workouts that don't necessarily correlate to peak performance on the court....

Build Up Strong Shoulders With a Muscle-Blasting Dumbbell Circuit

No matter the sport, shoulder strength is a key component of athletic success. But shoulder health is often something we take for granted. Trai...

Get Fit With Herschel Walker's Power Circuit (Featuring Video)

Time-efficient conditioning workouts were the training foundation for Heisman Trophy winner and three-time NFL All-Pro running back Herschel Walke...