Circuit TrainingLWA 111
Maintains and improves physical fitness levels. Uses weights, calisthenics, and endurance exercises in different combinations to provide complete workouts in a limited amount of time. Credit may be earned in LW 111 or LWA 111 but not in both. (0-30)
Outcomes and Objectives
Describe and explain the concepts and components of Circuit Training.
- Define Circuit Training and list benefits that result from participating in a Circuit Training program.
- List and describe the five components of physical fitness and explain how a Circuit Training program improves all five of them.
- List and describe muscular anatomy of the human body and identify exercises that can be done to isolate and strengthen each muscle group.
- Describe the purpose of a warm-up and cool-down and their importance to a fitness program.
- Define and differentiate between the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems and explain the ratio of both with regards to developing a Circuit Training program.
- Recognize various myths associated with fitness products and information.
- Classify the types of muscle contractions: isometric, isotonic, isokinetic, concentric, and eccentric.
- List the factors that determine muscular strength and muscular endurance.
- Describe the food guide pyramid; list the different energy sources and their caloric values.
Demonstrate the concepts and components of Circuit Training.
- Demonstrate how to take, monitor, and calculate personal heart rates.
- Demonstrate various fitness exercises using safe and proper technique.
- Develop and submit a personal circuit that can be done at home to improve all the components of fitness.
- Maintain records of Circuit Training log book.