Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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PHED 174 - Circuit Fitness

Utilizes timed sequences of exercises to produce gains in total fitness. A variety of circuit training techniques will be used during this class including HITT techniques, multi-planar exercises Alternate strength-cardio circuits, Body weight circuits, and the use of a variety of exercise equipment. Participants need to be able to safely exercise at higher intensities. The benefits of this class can include improvement in muscular strength and endurance, balance, agility, body composition, and cardiovascular endurance. Assessment Level(s): ELAI 990 /ELAW 980 /ELAR 980 , IERW 002 . Two hours each week.

1 semester hour

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Assess fitness levels in all the health-related components of fitness and utilize the results to establish goals for improvement and maintenance of fitness.
  • Identify and demonstrate correct techniques and sound practices that are critical to safe participation in exercise.
  • Identify and evaluate the benefits of circuit weight training as an effective mode for lifetime fitness.
  • Identify and interpret basic scientific training principles related to increasing fitness levels.
  • Identify major muscle groups and specific exercises that target the muscles.
  • Monitor and record his or her workout information for both resistance and aerobic exercises.


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