AMRAP. For some reason this acronym always reminds me of a sandwich. Probably because I spend a large portion of my life thinking about food. Unfortunately for us all though, AMRAP is nowhere near as delicious as my breaded friend. Quite the opposite and much better for you.
If you’re not familiar with the term, in the fitness world AMRAP is an acronym for As Many Rounds As Possible, and the basic premise is that you complete as many rounds of a circuit as possible in a designated time. It’s great for intermediate athletes and beyond (although the intensity can be dialled down if necessary – you’re the one in control). I love it for a number of reasons, but here are my top five:
1. It’s versatile – you get to choose the time and the exercises, and you can work through it just as effectively with a group as you can as an individual. (post continues after gallery.)