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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

"Knowledge is the key to improving your cycling performance."

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Bay Shore NY

Personal trainers provide clients with fitness assessments, physical fitness improvement, nutritional guidelines and more. See below to find local personal trainers in Bay Shore 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.

Bally Total Fitness
(631) 666-5533
1175 Sunrise Hwy
Bay Shore, NY
 
Lucille Roberts Bayshore
(631) 206-2122
1850 Sunrise Highway
Bay Shore, NY
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Belly Dancing Class, Boot Camp, Cardio Kickboxing, Hip Hop Dance Class, Kickboxing, Personal Training, Pilates, Step Class, Yoga, Zumba

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Golds Gym
(631) 236-4670
181 Freeman Ave
Islip, NY
 
I E Personal Training Inc
(631) 321-7200
175 Sunrise HwyWest Islip
, NY
 
Bob Malvagnos School of Self Defense
(631) 567-6285
4510 Sunrise Hwy
Oakdale, NY
 
Dennis Grice
(718) 204-1733
Bay Shore, NY

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Bayshore II Bally Total Fitness
1175 Sunrise Hwy
Bay Shore, NY
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Ladies Workout Express
(631) 893-5650
188 Sunrise Hwy
West Islip, NY
 
Dr Elizabeth C Slack Chiropractor
(631) 563-2225
285 Terry Rd
Sayville, NY
 
I E Personal Training Inc
(631) 321-7200
175 Sunrise Hwy
West Islip, NY
 
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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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