Strength Training Gyms Cumberland MD

Local resource for strength training gyms in Cumberland. 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.

Life Fitness Management
(301) 729-2275
1226 National Highway
Cumberland, MD
 
Energy Health & Fitness
(301) 777-5304
7 Lane Avenue
Cumberland, MD
 
Lifestyle Fitness Center
(304) 788-7779
126 Spring Street
Keyser, WV
 
Curves Allegany
14405 National Highway SW
Cumberland, MD
 
Wellness Center the
(301) 759-9355
900 Seton Dr
Cumberland, MD
 
Retrofit Wellness Center
(301) 729-9401
14315 National Highway Southwest
Cumberland, MD
 
Active At Any Age
(814) 634-5050
344 4th Avenue
Meyersdale, PA
 
Torch'd Fitness Club
(304) 788-0000
196 N Tornado Way
Keyser, WV
 
Contours Express
(301) 729-8585
15300 McMullen Hwy SW
Cresaptown, MD
 
Shuman Amy Registered Dietitian
(301) 777-3719
11900 Messick Rd SE
Cumberland, 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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