Circuit Training for Beginners

Get started with circuit training!

Whether you are totally new to fitness or you are jumping back into it after a long break, this is the workout for you! This circuit training for beginners workout is designed to get you back into fitness…gradually.

Circuit Training for Beginners

Equipment Needed: Yoga mat or soft surface, water

What To Do: Perform each exercise one after the other, like a circuit. Perform 2 circuits, resting 30 seconds in between. Watch all of the video demonstrations before you get started!


1. Push-ups – 10 reps
2. Running in Place – 30 seconds 
3. Kneeling Hip Extensions – 20 (10 each leg)
4. Oblique V-ups – 20 (10 each side) 

Instructional Videos

Knee Push-ups

Run In Place

Kneeling Hip Extension

Oblique V-up

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  1. Love it…I did the one that was posted yesterday this morning and I'll do this one tom morning…so happy to have one that is at my level! Thank you!

  2. I'm going to give it a try…is there an excerise that can be put in place of the push-ups? I have a tear in my rotator cuff and don't want to chance doing more damage.

    1. Arline, Wall push-ups shouldn't put much pressure at all on the rotator cuff, but we're not sure how severe the tear is, so double check with your physician first.

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