Strength Training Gyms Crofton MD

Local resource for strength training gyms in Crofton. 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.

Brian Crider
(410) 320-6064
Annapolis, MD
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Pilates, Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Toning
Schedule Type
AAAI/Isma, Cpr/Aed In progress ACE
Education
Elite weight loss class, AAAi/Isma class, Cpr/Aed class, Pilates class, Kettle Bell class, Toning and stability class,Nutritional class,Client retention skills class,fitness assessment and trainer leadership classes.
General Information
26 years old (trains both men and women)

Gold's Gym
(410) 451-4653
1625 Crofton Centre
Crofton, MD
 
LA Fitness
(410) 774-0350
2625 Brandermill Blvd
Gambrills, MD
 
Planet Fitness
(301) 464-9119
6836 Race Track Road
Bowie, MD
 
Fuego Fitness Studio
(443) 295-3429
1644 Annapolis Rd
Odenton, MD
 
Eric Leader
(443) 615-2702
Columbia, MD
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Yoga, Aerobics, Kick Boxing, Body Sculpting
Schedule Type
ertifications,
General Information
30 years old (trains both men and women)

L.A. Fitness
(410) 774-0350
2625 Brandermill Boulevard
Gambrills, MD
 
Fitness 4 Less
(301) 352-0100
6000 Laurel Bowie Road
Bowie, MD
 
Sport Fit Bowie
(301) 262-4553
100 White Marsh Park Drive
Bowie, MD
 
Win-Win Gymnastics
(410) 674-5396
8266 Lokus Road
Odenton, MD
 

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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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