Strength Training Gyms Fairhope AL

Local resource for strength training gyms in Fairhope. 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.

All Around Fitness LLC
(251) 990-3331
420 Eastern Shore Shopping Ctr
Fairhope, AL
 
Powerhouse Gym
(251) 621-7804
28260 US Highway 98 # 1
Daphne, AL
 
Planet Fitness
(251) 621-7800
28260 US Highway 98 # 1
Daphne, AL
 
Snap Fitness
(251) 626-0320
6450 US Hwy 90
Spanish Fort, AL
 
Results Gym
(251) 948-1000
201 East 16th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL
 
Cross Fit Eastern Shore
(251) 751-9598
25476 Friendship Road
Daphne, AL
 
Victory Fitness - Personal Training
(251) 402-0302
28260 Highway 98
Daphne, AL
 
One24
13261 Pointer Drive West
Foley, AL
 
World Gym 1440
(251) 476-1177
1616 Government Street
Mobile, AL
 
Anytime Fitness
(251) 479-0999
171 East I-65 Service Road
Mobile, AL
 

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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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