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A circuit step is a type of portable step that is often used for exercise. A circuit step is light (typically 3-5 lbs.) and small compared to the type of exercise step seen in most gyms (26 inches by 11 inches compared to 43 inches by 16 inches).
You can see the size difference in this image:
After testing out a circuit step in our home gym during step aerobics, plyometrics, strength training and HiiT routines we’ve come up with a list of pros to using a circuit step for exercise.
So, let’s talk about the cons of a circuit step for exercise…
In general, our experiment shows that a circuit step is NOT the preferred model of workout step for an avid home exerciser.
A much smarter investment (if you’re looking for a stepper to use for exercise) is a full size workout step (also called an aerobic step, workout stepper, health club sized step, exercise stepper with adjustable risers) that’s 43″ x 16″ and comes with adjustable risers (we recommend the one by One Strong Southern Girl that has patent pending locking risers).*
*also found on Amazon
A circuit step is ideal for use as a stool. If you need a raised platform that gives you about 2 inches in height then a circuit step is a great option.
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