Strength Training Gyms Palmer AK

Local resource for strength training gyms in Palmer. 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 Palmer Express
(907) 631-0842
535 West Evergreen
Anchorage, AK
 
Denali Fitness
(907) 373-3488
300 E Kalli Cir
Wasilla, AK
 
Jazzercise Wasilla Babcock Fine Arts Building
(907) 354-6233
5700 E. Pilgrim Ct.
Wasilla, AK
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Curves Palmer AK
550 S. Alaska St., #106
Palmer, 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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Denali Gymnastic Academy
(907) 373-3547
715 W Parks Hwy
Wasilla, AK
 
Peak Fitness
(907) 746-3305
12051 East Palmer-Wasilla Highway
Palmer, AK
 
Peak Fitness
(907) 746-3305
12051 E Palmer Wasilla Hwy
Palmer, AK
 
Curves Palmer
550 S. Alaska St.
Palmer, AK
 
Curves Wasilla
1051 E. Bogard Road
Wasilla, AK
 
Curves For Women
(907) 357-2878
1051 Bogard Rd # 2
Wasilla, AK
 
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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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