Strength Training Gyms Kansas City MO

Local resource for strength training gyms in Kansas City. 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.

Fitness Training For Life
2002 Main Street
Kansas City, MO
 
MCC-Penn Valley Fitness Center
(816) 604-4222
3201 Warwick Trfy
Kansas City, MO
 
theGYMkc: River Market
(816) 960-0502
200 Wyandotte Street
Kansas City, MO
 
theGYMkc: Uptown
(816) 960-0502
3600 Broadway
Kansas City, MO
 
Q-Courts Levo Gym
(816) 587-2002
700 Argosy Parkway
Riverside, MO
 
theGYMkc: Westside
(816) 960-0502
2020 Washington
Kansas City, MO
 
Yards Athletic Club
(816) 221-4993
1600 Genessee St # 246
Kansas City, MO
 
Cross Fit Edge
(913) 240-1861
3930 Northeast Antioch Road
Kansas City, MO
 
Center For Health Enhancement
(816) 932-3260
4200 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO
 
Title Boxing Club
(913) 385-2582
7600 208a
Prairie Village, KS
 

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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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