Strength Training Gyms Jackson MS

Local resource for strength training gyms in Jackson. 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.

Quest Fitness
(601) 982-7360
1693 Bailey Avenue
Jackson, MS
 
Courthouse Racquet & Fitness
(601) 948-8688
100 E Capitol St # 107
Jackson, MS
 
Club At St Dominic's
(601) 200-4925
970 Lakeland Drive
Jackson, MS
 
N Tense Fitness 24 7
(601) 362-1188
5300 North State Street
Jackson, MS
 
Anytime Fitness
(601) 321-9465
4924 I-55 North
Jackson, MS
 
Courthouse Racquet & Fitness
(601) 932-6060
2625 Courthouse Circle
Flowood, MS
 
Cross Fit 27/17
(601) 540-6917
517 Liberty Rd # 2A
Flowood, MS
 
Quick Fitness 24 7
(769) 251-5215
1335 Ellis Ave # 20
Jackson, MS
 
Anytime Fitness
(601) 933-1945
655 Hwy 49 South
Richland, MS
 
Courthouse Racquet & Fitness
(601) 956-1300
46 Northtown Drive
Jackson, MS
 

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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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