Strength Training Gyms West Lafayette IN

Local resource for strength training gyms in West Lafayette. 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.

(765) 471-4514
530 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Universal Fitness
(765) 743-9290
334 Brown St
West Lafayette, IN
International Sports Clubs
(765) 447-8866
3861 State Road 26 E # A
Lafayette, IN
Elite Gymnastic Club
(765) 474-4700
3432 Rascal Drive
Lafayette, IN
Newtone Health and Fitness
(765) 477-9300
725 Sagamore Pkwy N
Lafayette, IN
Cross Fit West Lafayette
(765) 479-4445
334 Brown Street
West Lafayette, IN
International Sports Complex
(765) 464-3435
1330 Win Hentschel Blvd
West Lafayette, IN
Snap Fitness
(765) 448-3219
3830 SR 26 E.
Lafayette, IN
Local Mountain Health and Fitness Club
5452 W State Road 26
Rossville, IN
McAllister Recreation Center
(765) 476-4585
1915 Scott St
Lafayette, IN

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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

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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