Strength Training Gyms Wichita KS

Local resource for strength training gyms in Wichita. 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.

Michael Raab
(316) 687-9729
Wichita, KS
Specialty
Strength Building
Schedule Type
Fitness Trainer, ISSA CPR / First Aid Instructor with the Red Cross
Education
I have had training in kinesiology, sports nutrition, injury prevention, and fitness assessment. I am currently working on certifications in the fields of exercise nutrition and exercise therapy.I have been a pastor of a Christian church for 13 years with a total of over 20 years in activities related to ministry.MA in Pastoral Studies
General Information
56 years old (trains male only)

Anytime Fitness
(316) 440-2771
1812 S. Seneca Street #402
Wichita, KS
 
Certified Zumba Classes
(316) 390-1053
3013 West Central
Wichita, KS
 
Fitness 2000 24HR Health Club
(316) 683-1916
1046 South Oliver Street
Wichita, KS
 
Anytime Fitness
(316) 719-3883
1615 E 61st St N # 100
Park City, KS
 
Livin' Right Womens Fitness
(316) 755-0097
320 South Meridian Avenue
Wichita, KS
 
Ring Side Fitness Center LLC
(316) 263-0064
800 E 11th Street North
Wichita, KS
 
Fitness 2000 24HR Health Club
(316) 652-9114
2234 South Oliver Street
Wichita, KS
 
Anytime Fitness
(316) 260-1254
215 S. Maize Road
Wichita, KS
 
Just Ladies Fitness
(316) 425-7528
320 North Rock Road
Wichita, KS
 

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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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