Strength Training Gyms Avondale AZ

Local resource for strength training gyms in Avondale. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to strength training machines, strength training workouts, strength training guides, and strength training plans, as well as advice and content on aerobic training and weightlifting.

Linda Schmidt
(623) 810-5612
Sun City West, AZ
Specialty
Strength Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Yoga, Pilates, Aerobics, Spin, Taichi
Schedule Type
American Council on Exercise, Certified Personal Trainer Cooper Institute, Certified as a Fitness Specialist for Older Adults Aquatic Exercise Association, Certified Aqua Instructor Arthritis Foundation, Certified Land, Aqua & Tai Chi Instructor RSVP, Certified Bone Builders Instructor Mad Dogg Spinning, Certified Spinning Instructor American Red Cross, Certified in Basic Water Safety American Heart Association, Certified in CPR/AED/First Aid
Education
BA in Recreation with emphasis in Exercise Science
General Information
56 years old (trains both men and women)

La Fitness Goodyear
(480) 422-6088
1382 South Cotton Lane
Goodyear, AZ
 
Life Time Fitness - Goodyear-Palm Valley
(623) 536-9595
14540 West McDowell Road
Goodyear, AZ
 
LA Fitness Sports Clubs
(623) 845-9920
7640 W. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ
 
CrossFit Fortis
(480) 794-0346
7414 N 82nd Lane
Glendale, AZ
 
La Fitness
(623) 535-8700
13035 West Rancho Santa Fe Boulevard
Avondale, AZ
 
CrossFit Fury
(623) 932-4338
600 N Bullard Ave Suite 5
Goodyear, AZ
 
Fitness Works Gym
(623) 872-8000
9675 West Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ
 
LA Fitness
(623) 845-9920
7640 W. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ
 
LA Fitness
(602) 904-7425
5175 W Baseline Rd
Phoenix, AZ
 

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The old fashion bench press and bicep curl are great for those that love the classics but there are a dozen new ways to get some resistance training. Go to your local gym and engage in a functional training class where they employ resistance bands. There are resistance band workouts you can do at home with the aid of a DVD or personal trainer. One of my personal favorites is the use of Kettlebells which can be found on a website called dragondoor.com.

Kettlebells take up very little space and can be used to do dozens of different workout that will tax your aerobic capacity and offer resistance training at the same time. Don’t get stuck in the old fashion “3 sets of 10 reps” rut. Try some of the classic lifts with barbells or dumbbells but do it as part of a circuit training routine. Do this with friends to make it challenging or competitive. 

Bottom line is that this type of training is very enjoyable and extremely beneficial so if you hold some limiting beliefs then do some open minded exploration on the topic and find an alternative you find engaging. 

One of my personal favorites is a circuit that employs 30 seconds of exercise followed by a 15 second rest as you move to the next station. Don’t count reps, just go for 30 seconds. Mix the stations up such as: abdominal crunches, bicep curl, punching against band resistance, box jumps, another ab station, push ups, ham curls, ...

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