Strength Training Gyms North Pole AK

Local resource for strength training gyms in North Pole. 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.

The Alaska Club Fairbanks North
(907) 328-1064
150 Eagle Avenue
Fairbanks, AK
 
The Alaska Club Fairbanks Express
(907) 328-1064
575 Riverstone Way
Fairbanks, AK
 
Anytime Fitness
(907) 451-1516
3415 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK
 
Curves Fairbanks AK
1235 Airport Way, Ste. 2
Fairbanks, AK
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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Curves For Women
(907) 456-4310
1235 Airport Way # 2
Fairbanks, AK
 
Planet Fitness
(907) 374-4441
1255 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK
 
CrossFit Fairbanks
(907) 750-6074
399 Old Richardson Highway
Fairbanks, AK
 
Curves For Women
(907) 490-4446
3121 Badger Rd
North Pole, AK
 
Jungle Gym
(907) 451-5438
3501 Lathrop St # B
Fairbanks, AK
 
Jazzercise Fairbanks Fitness Center
(907) 451-0966
201 Old Steese Hwy.
Fairbanks, AK
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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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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