Strength Training Gyms Grand Junction CO

Local resource for strength training gyms in Grand Junction. 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.

CrossFit RED
(800) 506-0753
625 Colorado Avenue
Grand Junction, CO
 
E-Fit
(970) 245-3348
2829 North Ave # 103
Grand Junction, CO
 
Powerhouse Gym
(970) 242-9099
2460 F Rd # 5
Grand Junction, CO
 
Anytime Fitness
(970) 242-7200
2740 Hwy 50
Grand Junction, CO
 
Western Colorado U S T F Inc
(970) 243-6595
685 W Gunnison Ave
Grand Junction, CO
 
Eighth Street Gym
(970) 263-9122
805 South Avenue
Grand Junction, CO
 
Grand Junction Climbing Center
(970) 241-7622
1548 Independent Avenue
Grand Junction, CO
 
Snap Fitness
(970) 523-7627
569 32 Rd.
Grand Junction, CO
 
Hockey Stop the
(970) 257-9454
1130 N 3rd St
Grand Junction, CO
 
Crossroads Fitness
(970) 241-7800
225 N 5th St
Grand Junction, CO
 

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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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