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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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Personal Trainers Battle Ground WA

Personal trainers provide clients with fitness assessments, physical fitness improvement, nutritional guidelines and more. See below to find local personal trainers in Battle Ground that give access to fitness plans that involve aerobic exercise, flexibility training, and resistance exercise, as well as advice and content on strength training and marathon preparation.

Battle Ground Snap Fitness
(360) 723-0100
2312 West Main Street
Battle Ground, WA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Pacific Northwest Pilates
(360) 574-7800
2105 Ne 129th St
Vancouver, WA
 
Iron Fish Personal Fitness
(360) 882-3823
10818 NE Coxley Dr Ste G
Vancouver, WA
 
24 Hour Fitness
(360) 253-4033
11808 NE Fourth Plain Rd
Vancouver, WA
 
Dempsie Powers Personal Trnng
(360) 253-7383
10411 NE Fourth Plain Rd
Vancouver, WA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Total Fitness of Battle Ground
(360) 687-9509
1311 SE Grace Ave
Battle Ground, WA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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24 Hour Fitness Vancouver st Ave Super Sport Gym
13019 NE Fourth Plain Rd
Vancouver, WA
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Family Gym, Free Weights, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Personal Training, Special Services, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Naydenov Gymnastics
(360) 944-4444
5313 Ne 94th Ave
Vancouver, WA
 
Iron Fish Personal Fitness
(360) 882-3823
10818 NE Coxley Dr # G
Vancouver, WA
 
Ymca
(360) 885-9622
11324 Ne 51st Cir
Vancouver, WA
 
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Finding a Coach

 



Good coaching combines an understanding of the science of exercise physiology with the art of getting the most out of the athlete. A great coach will:

1) Understand basic human physiology and the scientific methods used to confirm or discard hypotheses to how the human body responds to the challenges of training and competing.

2) Understand the mind-body connection including the psychology of the maximizing athletic performance, how the "placebo" effect can be used to maximum advantage, visualization techniques, and believing in ones own best abilities.

3) Understand the athlete he/she is working with and methodically applying the an individualized program which combines the right balance of #1 and #2.

We, as individuals, can study and understand exercise physiology as well as the aspects of sports psychology that play a role in all athletic pursuits. We can even apply a methodical training program based on programs we've heard or read about. BUT we cannot easily identify our own weaknesses and put our personal physical and psychological needs in perspective - we need an independent opinion that is objectively (and sometimes brutally) honest as to those aspects of our performance that are lacking.

A recreational athlete can use the information on this web site to improve their performance and enjoy the benefits of cycling. However, to reach our maximum potential in competitive events, we will need an objective and honest coach, whether it is a riding compatriot or a paid professional.

Understanding the above requirements to be a great coach will help you to ask the right questions in your search. This means checking on their credentials in understanding exercise physiology (you want a coach that bases his or her program on objective information, not just the fad of the day), understanding their approach to the problems of the athlete's psyche, and asking for references from past pupils as to the coach's ability to understand individ...

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