Strength Training Gyms Washington DC

Local resource for strength training gyms in Washington. 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.

HDS Inc.
(202) 329-2239
Arlington, VA
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Yoga, Pilates, Aerobics, Spin, Taichi, Kick Boxing, Body Sculpting, general conditioning
Schedule Type
NASM ACSM ASFA AFAA Cross-Fit AHSI USMC NASE NSCS NSP
Education
Your get out of training exactly what you put in...create your destiny.
General Information
99 years old (trains both men and women)

Tsaike Brundige
(703) 932-9798
Alexandria, VA
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Toning
Schedule Type
Aerobics & Fitness Association of America (AFAA): Personal Training, Group Exercise Indiana University, Bloomington IN: BA. Telecommunications, Concentrations: Marketing and Advertising Columbia College Chicago: MA Art, Entertainment, Media Management
Education
Fitness Education: I designed and taught my fitness class, Fitness 10. In the class students learned the basic components for fitness and bodybuilding. The goal of the class is for students to design a fitness routine that fits their fitness level, needs, and lifestyle. Subjects included: Personal Fitness Profile, Cardiovascular Endurance, Strength Training, Functional Training and Program Design
General Information
39 years old (trains both men and women)

Michael Crane
(301) 502-5401
Olney, MD
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Crossfit
Schedule Type
NASM Certified Personal Trainer American Heart Association CPR/AED
Education
Business Administration - University of MarylandNational Academy Of Sports Medicine Certified Personal TrainerAmerican Heart Association CPR/AED
General Information
25 years old (trains both men and women)

Vida Fitness
(202) 393-8432
601 F Street NW
Washington, DC
 
Washington Sports Clubs
(202) 737-7744
1345 F Street Northwest
Washington D.C., DC
 
Eric Greenberg
(301) 534-1708
Bethesda, MD
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation
Schedule Type
ACSM Certified Personal trainer October 14, 2010 Board Certification: Internal Medicine 1996 American Red Cross CPR Certified October 4, 2010
Education
Jul 1994 To Jun 1996Internal medicine ResidencyWashington Hospital Center, Washington, DCJul 1993 To Jun 1994Internship, Internal Medicine,University of Maryland Hospital Baltimore, MDJun 1993University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MDDoctorate Degree-MD May 1988Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MDBachelors Degree Humanities Jun 1984Gilman School, Baltimore, MD
General Information
44 years old (trains both men and women)

Eitan Eldadi
(240) 595-9368
Rockville, MD
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Body Sculpting
Schedule Type
The Wingate Institute for Physical Education & Sport. The Nat Holman School for Coaches & Instructors (ISRAEL).
Education
Fitness For All :Specializes in getting our clients to the highest fitness level humanly possible . ALL ages . If you want it ,Eitan can make it happen ! Bethesda,Rockville, Silver Spring,Kensington.
General Information
38 years old (trains both men and women)

Washington Sports Clubs
(202) 737-3555
783 Seventh Street
Washington, DC
 
Downtown Boxing Club
(202) 332-0012
917 M Street Northwest
Washington, DC
 
One World Fitness
(202) 483-1850
1738 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC
 

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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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