Strength Training Gyms Wilmington DE

Local resource for strength training gyms in Wilmington. 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.

Plexus Fitness
(302) 777-7539
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue
Wilmington, DE
 
Retro Fitness
(302) 479-7545
4737 Concord Pike # 277
Wilmington, DE
 
Delaware Swim & Fitness Center
(302) 234-8500
4905 Mermaid Boulevard
Wilmington, DE
 
Godwins Fitness Club
(302) 323-9599
806 Tremont Street
New Castle, DE
 
Anytime Fitness
(302) 475-2404
1851 Marsh Road
Wilmington, DE
 
Reflex Squash & Fitness Club
(302) 888-1415
524 South Walnut Street
Wilmington, DE
 
Snap Fitness
(302) 326-1212
1214-1216 Beaver Brook Plaza
New Castle, DE
 
Retro Fitness
(302) 384-7250
5810 Kirkwood Hwy # B
Wilmington, DE
 
Ladies Workout Express
(302) 239-5088
4803 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE
 
Snap Fitness
(302) 235-2151
7209 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE
 

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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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