Strength Training Gyms Brattleboro VT

Local resource for strength training gyms in Brattleboro. 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.

Outer Limits Health Club
(802) 257-2348
72 Cotton Mill Hill
Brattleboro, VT
 
Fit Nation
(603) 355-2348
428 Winchester St
Keene, NH
 
Leading Edge
(413) 774-3343
272 Mohawk Trail
Greenfield, MA
 
Outer Limits Health Club
(802) 257-2348
172 Cotton Mill Hl
Brattleboro, VT
 
Brattleboro School of Budo
(802) 257-4797
698 Putney Rd
Brattleboro, VT
 
Lady of America Fitness Center
(603) 355-3588
20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH
 
Body Shoppe Health & Fitness
(413) 774-2138
306 High Street
Greenfield, MA
 
CleanSlate (formerly Total Wellness Center)
(413) 376-4343
278 Main St # 307
Greenfield, MA
 
Brattleboro Outing Club Ski Hut
(802) 254-4081
348 Upper Dummerston Rd
Brattleboro, VT
 
Outer Limits Health Club
(802) 257-2348
72 Cotton Mill Hl
Brattleboro, VT
 

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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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