Strength Training Gyms Brainerd MN

Local resource for strength training gyms in Brainerd. 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
(218) 828-0909
411 8th Avenue Northeast
Brainerd, MN
 
Anytime Fitness
(218) 454-2000
13495 Elder Dr
Baxter, MN
 
Marden Linda A MD
(218) 855-5483
2024 S 6th St
Brainerd, MN
 
Anytime Fitness Brainerd, MN
(218) 828-0909
411 8th Ave NE
Brainerd, MN
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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Pearle Vision
(218) 828-1024
Westgate Mall
Brainerd, MN
 
Snap Fitness
(218) 825-8100
1313 S. 6th St.
Brainerd, MN
 
Anytime Fitness
(218) 961-1111
24400 Smiley Road North
Nisswa, MN
 
Little Shop of Knives
(218) 825-8953
14518 State Highway 210
Brainerd, MN
 
Brainerd Medical Center P A
(218) 855-5478
2024 S 6th St
Brainerd, MN
 
Community Action
(218) 829-5278
213 S 5th St
Brainerd, MN
 
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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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