Circuit training refers to a set of different exercises done in a series. The set of exercises can be done once or repeated two or more times. At CRUfit we offer CRUcut (our most advanced circuit training class) in the early AM, Boxing Circuit (a series of boxing training exercises which works well for all fitness levels) and CRUfit FM (FM is a Functional Movement class specifically designed for middle-aged and older adults). Functional Training and Functional Movement refer to exercises and movements which are designed to deliver benefits which will be very useful in day-to-day life.

CRUfit Bootcamp
(2 credits) / CRUfit Bootcamp Express (2 credits) a workout packed with a variety of exercises that will challenge your strength, endurance, balance and flexibility. If you've been getting stagnant in your training and you are looking for something to move you past that plateau, this class is for you. The class features many different training modalities and a constantly changing mix of activities. The ever-changing mix will keep your muscles and your mind sharp and help you move to a higher level of fitness. Variations on many exercises will be presented to accommodate participants at different ages and fitness levels.  CRUfit Bootcamp Express is a shortened format lasting 45 minutes.


CRUfit Bootcamp & Row (2 credits) offers rigorous full-body cardio on the Concept2 rower interspersed with full-body strength training and core work. The sessions will combine the benefits of our indoor rowing classes (solid cardio, rhythm and technique) with movements that will elevate your fitness and energy levels.

CRUcut (3 credits) an advanced circuit-based training program that offers a challenge for those of various ages and fitness levels. Program content will vary, but can include some high intensity intervals to elevate heart rate followed by a series of functional movements using your body weight and a number of training accessories. CRUcut is designed to help participants build both functional body strength and muscular endurance.  CRUcut Express is shortened format lasting 45 minutes.

Note: this is NOT a beginner class. Recommended prerequisites are CRUfit Bootcamp, CRUfit TRX Circuit, or previous experience with strength training.

Obstacle Course Training (2 credits) geared for obstacle course race training. Train alongside the instructor with their own prepared routines. Accompany them as they train themselves, but work at your own pace. Increase anaerobic & aerobic capacity as well as strength & endurance in preparation for the Sacramento Super Spartan Race and others. 

CRUfit Boxing Circuit (2 credits) is boxing and MMA style conditioning infused with traditional circuit training. This class builds strength, cardiovascular fitness, speed, balance and agility for participants. Participants learn how to punch and kick with proper form and how to perform a number of additional movements which are commonly used in training by boxers and MMA practitioners. A portion of the class is done solo and a portion is done with partners. This is a fairly fast-moving class, but variations are offered for participants at different fitness levels. BOXING WRAPS are provided at no charge for those taking a Boxing Circuit class for the first time. For subsequent visits, boxing wraps are available for rental or purchase at the front desk.