Strength Training Gyms Shawnee OK

Local resource for strength training gyms in Shawnee. 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.

Fire Lake Fitness Center
(405) 395-9303
2345 South Gordon Cooper Drive
Shawnee, OK
 
Crain's Muscle World Ltd
(405) 275-3689
3803 North Bryan Avenue
Shawnee, OK
 
Mabee Aerobic Center
(405) 878-5290
1900 W Macarthur St
Shawnee, OK
 
Crain's Muscle World LTD
(405) 275-3689
3803 N Bryan Ave
Shawnee, OK
 
Dietrich's Club The
(405) 273-4448
623 Kickapoo Spur St
Shawnee, OK
 
Fitness Xpress 24
(405) 878-8701
1609 N Harrison St
Shawnee, OK
 
All Nations Fitness Center
(405) 964-2616
405 N Highway 102
McLoud, OK
 
Curves For Women
(405) 395-9555
801 Country Grove Dr
Shawnee, OK
 
Curves Shawnee OK
1601 N. Harrison St., Suite C
Shawnee, OK
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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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Firelake
(405) 395-9303
2346 S Gordon Cooper Dr
Shawnee, 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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