Strength Training Gyms Bennington VT

Local resource for strength training gyms in Bennington. 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.

Anytime Fitness
(802) 681-0161
120 Depot Street
Bennington, VT
 
Bennington Cross Fit
(802) 375-3162
120 Depot Street
Bennington, VT
 
Off the Wall
(802) 447-0217
160 Benmont Ave Ste 3
Bennington, VT
 
Curves Bennington VT
228 Northside Dr.
Bennington, VT
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Off The Wall
(802) 447-0217
160 Benmont Ave # 3
Bennington, VT
 
Off the Wall
(802) 447-0217
160 Benmont Ave # 5
Bennington, VT
 
Planet Fitness
(413) 664-7300
82 Main St # R
North Adams, MA
 
Wellness Connection
(802) 447-5076
120 Hospital Dr
Bennington, VT
 
Triad Fitness Center Inc
(802) 366-1000
320 Airport Rd
Bennington, VT
 
Anytime Fitness Bennington, VT
(802) 681-0161
120 Depot Street
Bennington, VT
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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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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