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Will circuit training increase my cardiovascular endurance?

Yes, performing circuit training should help improve your cardiovascular endurance depending on your fitness level. Circuit training involves performing sets of strength training exercises in rapid succession, with no rest, thereby creating increased demand on the cardiovascular system throughout the duration of the workout. Circuit training has shown to be as beneficial as walking at a brisk pace. You can also incorporate stage training into your circuit training in order to create a more demanding type of cardio regimen. In this scenario, if you are beginner exerciser, you could perform 10 minutes of light to moderate aerobic exercise before and after your circuit weight training. If you are an intermediate exerciser, perform 10 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise (60-85% of maximum heart rate) before and after your circuit weight training. If you are an advanced exerciser, perform 10 minutes of moderate to advanced cardiovascular exercise (60-90% of heart rate max) before your circuit training and then 10 minutes of moderate cardio training (60-85% of heart rate max) after the circuit.

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