Circuit training resuming in Craughwell in September

Circuit training resuming in Craughwell in September

Craughwell AC is recommencing their highly successful circuit training sessions for adults in Craughwell Community Centre, starting Monday 18th Sept.

The training is suitable for all levels of fitness as the different activities can be conducted at your own pace. If you are interested in getting fit or in complementing your training with some strength/toning work for overall body strength, then circuit training could be for you.

The circuits will be held on Mondays and Fridays and will run for a 12 week period commencing on Monday 18th Sept. For members of the Athletic Club, the cost for the 12 weeks is

– €35 if doing 1 night per week, or
– €60 if doing 2 nights per week 

If you are not a member of the Athletic Club, you must first join – get the membership form on It costs €15 to join the club. Membership runs from January 06 to December 06. Also, if this is your first time doing circuit training with Craughwell AC, you must fill out an additional form.

The times on each night are as follows:

– Mondays at 9.00pm-10.00pm
– Fridays at 8.30pm-9.30pm

The following is an outline of the training sessions: –

– 10 mins:  Warm-up/jog/light stretching.
– 10 mins:  Circuit 1
– 10 mins: Circuit 2
– 10 mins: Circuit 3
– 20 mins: Flexibility/toning stretches
Each circuit will comprise 12 to 14 activities structured as follows:

– 30 to 40 seconds per activity
– Whistle sounds to start/stop each activity
– Recovery time can be taken as part of next 30/40 seconds activity
– 12/14 stations, 1 for each activity
– Maximum 4 people per station  

The activities will be spread evenly across 4 categories of exercises – aerobic/total body, upper body, mid-rift and lower body. Participants can adjust the intensity at which they perform each activity to suit their own level of fitness.

You will need to bring runners, tracksuit or shorts, a bottle of water and a towel. If you are attending one night only, it is envisaged that you could attend on either Monday or Friday – but please indicate your general preference so that we don't end up with too many on a particular night.

If you want to sign-up for the circuits, please email or text Michael Tobin at 087 6591879 or and indicate whether you want Mondays or Fridays or both. It is advisable to do this quickly as its expected the places on both nights to fill up rapidly.

If you have any questions or need any further information, please contact Michael as per above or Mark Davis at or 087 6729214.

Please pass this along to friends whom you think might be interested.


Michael & Mark

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