Strength Training Gyms Hurricane WV

Local resource for strength training gyms in Hurricane. 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.

Cross Fit Firebreather Fitness
4970 Teays Valley Rd # A
Scott Depot, WV
 
Active Sports Complex
(304) 722-1315
2400 Kanawha Ter
St. Albans, WV
 
New Resolution Gym
(304) 457-3161
60 Midway Road
Poca, WV
 
Curves For Women
(304) 760-0160
3743 Teays Valley Rd
Hurricane, WV
 
Curves Milton/Culloden WV
7 Perry Morris Square
Milton, WV
Programs & Services
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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Snap Fitness
(304) 760-5660
3440 Winfield Rd
Winfield, WV
 
Universal Health Club
(304) 722-6341
808 B St # C
St. Albans, WV
 
Anytime Fitness
(304) 769-0909
54 Nitro Market Place
Cross Lanes, WV
 
Curves Milton/Culloden
7 Perry Morris Square
Milton, WV
 
Winfield Snap Fitness
(304) 760-5660
3440 Winfield Rd.
Winfield, WV
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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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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