Strength Training Gyms Norman OK

Local resource for strength training gyms in Norman. 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.

Gary Barnes
(405) 795-9030
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialty
Strength Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Yoga, Kick Boxing
Schedule Type
CPT - National Health Educators (level 2) Twist Sport Conditioning - Bronze Level Coach
Education
I am owner of Achieve Fitness Oklahoma and a level 2 certified personal trainer with National Health Educators. I also am a Bronze Level Coach with Twist Sport Conditioning. I am working on my Master Level Trainer Certification with Achieve Fitness USA which includes training in kettlebell techniques, medical rehabilitation, and sports conditioning. In addition to personal training, I have led bootcamps, yoga classes, water aerobics, and kickboxing.
General Information
51 years old (trains both men and women)

Athletic Loft
(405) 360-5638
3058 Classen Blvd # 100
Norman, OK
 
Downtown Fitness of Norman
(405) 801-2927
119 West Main Street
Norman, OK
 
Ground Zero CrossFit
(405) 701-8400
2431 West Main Street
Norman, OK
 
Ground Zero Cross Fit
(405) 701-8400
2709 Bart Conner Ct # 105
Norman, OK
 
Robert Brody
(405) 202-7605
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Body Sculpting
Schedule Type
National Council on Strength and Fitness
General Information
42 years old (trains both men and women)

Ladies Workout Express
(405) 701-3725
522 North Porter Avenue
Norman, OK
 
Rock Fitness
(405) 366-7625
203 Hal Muldrow Drive
Norman, OK
 
Sooner Adventure Boot Camp
(405) 317-0007
3400 Bart Conner Drive
Norman, OK
 
Health Club
(405) 329-5050
3720 West Robinson St # 124
Norman, OK
 

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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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