Strength Training Gyms Duncan OK

Local resource for strength training gyms in Duncan. 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.

Simmons Center Recreation Center
(580) 252-2900
800 Chisholm Trail Pkwy
Duncan, OK
 
Fitness Haven
(580) 470-8072
Duncan, OK
 
Curves
(800) 615-7352
15 N. 10th Street
Duncan, OK

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Aaron Henson
(918) 392-5370
Tulsa, OK
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Aerobics, Body Sculpting
Schedule Type
Fitness Together, Cooper Clinic, NASM
General Information
31 years old (trains both men and women)

Joe Carson
(918) 477-7378
Tulsa, OK
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Kick Boxing
Schedule Type
NASM CPT, ACE CPT, ISSA CPT, APEX Fitness Professional, SCW CPT, SCW Sports Nutrition Specialist
Education
All of the trainers at Success Fitness hold a minimum of a BS Degree in health/exercise science, or exercise physiology, a minimum of 2 nationally recognized certifications, and a minimum of 5 years experience.
General Information
36 years old (trains both men and women)

Curves for Women
(580) 252-0004
15 N 10th St
Duncan, OK
 
Simmons Center
(580) 252-2900
800 Chisholm Trail Pkwy
Duncan, OK
 
Matthew Blair
(405) 203-8614
Edmond, OK
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Body Sculpting
Schedule Type
ISSA Personal Trainer Certification
Education
I am still in school at the University of Central Oklahoma where I plan on finishing my prerequisites and going to Parker Chiropractic College for a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. I have taken classes in weight lifting, nutrition, healthy life skills, and have completed a thorough study of the Body for Life Challenge.
General Information
21 years old (trains both men and women)

Gary Barnes
(405) 795-9030
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialty
Strength Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Yoga, Kick Boxing
Schedule Type
CPT - National Health Educators (level 2) Twist Sport Conditioning - Bronze Level Coach
Education
I am owner of Achieve Fitness Oklahoma and a level 2 certified personal trainer with National Health Educators. I also am a Bronze Level Coach with Twist Sport Conditioning. I am working on my Master Level Trainer Certification with Achieve Fitness USA which includes training in kettlebell techniques, medical rehabilitation, and sports conditioning. In addition to personal training, I have led bootcamps, yoga classes, water aerobics, and kickboxing.
General Information
51 years old (trains both men and women)

Ryan Dobbs
(405) 365-0607
Edmond, OK
Specialty
Strength Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Body Sculpting, Bootcamp
Schedule Type
National Academy of Sports Medicine - Certified Personal Trainer
Education
Undergraduate Studies in PreMedicineRyan specializes in Metabolic Training, Kettlebells, Sport Performance, and Athletic Corrective Training
General Information
28 years old (trains both men and women)

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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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