Strength Training Gyms Burlington VT

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.

Woolen Mill Health Club
(802) 655-2399
20 W Canal St # 2
Winooski, VT
 
The Edge
(802) 658-0002
75 Eastwood Drive
South Burlington, VT
 
Planet Fitness
(802) 863-8910
30 Community Dr # 7
South Burlington, VT
 
Colchester Health & Fitness
(802) 860-1010
278 Prim Road
Colchester, VT
 
Synergy Fitness
(802) 881-0553
426 Industrial Avenue
Williston, VT
 
Petra Cliffs Climbing Center
(802) 657-3872
105 Briggs St
Burlington, VT
 
the Edge Sports & Fitness
(802) 658-0001
142 Twin Oaks Terrace
South Burlington, VT
 
Spa De Da
(802) 872-7898
494 Poor Farm Road
Colchester, VT
 
Planet Fitness
(802) 879-5100
57 River Rd # 1027
Essex Junction, VT
 
Champlain Valley Crossfit
(802) 660-3760
11 Adams Drive
Williston, 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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