Strength Training Gyms Florence AL

Local resource for strength training gyms in Florence. 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.

Gold's Gym
(256) 275-3631
780 Cox Creek Pkwy
Florence, AL
Gym Central
(256) 768-1676
11375 Highway 20
Florence, AL
Anytime Fitness
(256) 389-3849
1504 Woodward Avenue
Muscle Shoals, AL
Angel Touch Massage Therapy
(256) 765-0067
2460 Mall Rd
Florence, AL
Brass Hardware & Accessories
(256) 767-4858
426 E Alabama St
Florence, AL
Anytime Fitness
(256) 764-0100
1601 Darby Drive
Florence, AL
Health & Fitness Unlimited
(256) 383-4410
2510 Rosedale
Muscle Shoals, AL
Muscles Shoal Fitness
(256) 381-3363
611 Tyler Avenue
Muscle Shoals, AL
Curves Florence AL
2630 Hough Road
Florence, AL
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Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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YMCA of the Shoals
(256) 246-9622
2121 Helton Dr
Florence, 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

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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