Strength Training Gyms Yakima WA

Local resource for strength training gyms in Yakima. 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.

Yakima Cross Fit
(509) 895-0021
730 N 16th Ave # 4
Yakima, WA
 
Anytime Fitness
(509) 965-0900
5611 Summitview Avenue
Yakima, WA
 
Curves
(800) 615-7352
5623 Summitview Ave
Yakima, WA

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Anytime Fitness Vancouver, WA I
(360) 450-6096
5115 NE 82nd Ave Suite 101
Vancouver, WA
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Carol's Fitness Salons
(509) 972-7960
7200 W Nob Hill Blvd # 7
Yakima, WA
 
Achieve Health & Fitness LLC
(509) 406-6030
2301 W Nob Hill Blvd
Yakima, WA
 
Curves of Union Gap
(509) 248-7999
2804 Main Street
Union Gap, WA
 
Anytime Fitness Yakima, WA
(509) 965-0900
5611 Summitview Ave.
Yakima, WA
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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West Valley Fitness
(509) 453-8299
208 S 72nd Ave # 210
Yakima, WA
 
Jazzercise Yakima Harman Center
(509) 945-3691
101 N. 65th Ave.
Yakima, WA
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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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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