Strength Training Gyms Burlington IA

Local resource for strength training gyms in Burlington. 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.

Sport Worx
(319) 752-8285
3635 Flint Ridge Dr
Burlington, IA
 
Burlington Fitness
(319) 752-3665
3323 Agency St
Burlington, IA
 
Shapes N 30
(319) 752-3040
2700 Mount Pleasant St
Burlington, IA
 
Waist Away Womens Fitness Salon
(319) 752-0522
Westland Mall
Burlington, IA
 
Home Caring Services
(319) 754-6559
506 Jefferson St
Burlington, IA
 
Burlington Fitness
(319) 752-3665
2700 Mount Pleasant St Ste 16
Burlington, IA
 
Oak Hills Home Owners Recreational Center
(319) 758-0079
5593 Clubhouse Dr
Burlington, IA
 
Grahams Family Fitness Center
(319) 752-1853
1801 Summer St
Burlington, IA
 
Burlington City of
(319) 758-9419
Rec Plex
Burlington, IA
 
Burlington Gymnastic Society
(319) 754-6462
129 S 4th St
Burlington, IA
 

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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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