Strength Training Gyms Bangor ME

Local resource for strength training gyms in Bangor. 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.

Cross Fit Bangor
(207) 217-6565
12 South St # 3
Bangor, ME
 
Snap Fitness Brewer
(207) 989-7070
242 State Street
Brewer, ME
 
Lupo's Gym
(207) 269-2720
1178 Stage Road
Etna, ME
 
Camp G Peirce Webber Bangor YMCA
(207) 941-2815
127 Hammond St
Bangor, ME
 
Bangor Home Recreation Center
(207) 945-0028
167 Target Cir
Bangor, ME
 
Planet Fitness
(207) 262-5800
635 Broadway
Bangor, ME
 
Snap Fitness
(207) 989-7070
242 State Street
Brewer, ME
 
Union Street Athletics
(207) 942-3200
366 Griffin Rd
Bangor, ME
 
Gold's Gym
(207) 947-0763
424 Odlin Rd
Bangor, ME
 
Golds Gym Bangor
(207) 947-0763
424 Odlin Road
Bangor, ME
 

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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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