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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Belen NM

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

Elite Muscle
(505) 864-4210
115 S Main St
Belen, NM
 
Main Street Muscle And Fitness
(505) 865-0139
435 Main St Sw
Los Lunas, NM
 
Gym Magic
(505) 523-1616
2341 Entrada Del Sol
Las Cruces, NM
 
Planned Parenthood
(505) 294-1577
9809 Candelaria Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Industry
Doula, Massage Practitioner, Personal Trainer

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Physical Therapy Plus Inc
(505) 662-3384
1350 Central Ave # 105
Los Alamos, NM
 
Bally Total Fitness
(505) 866-0966
1027 Los Lentes Rd Ne
Los Lunas, NM
 
Curves For Women
(505) 865-5191
121 Don Diego NE
Los Lunas, NM
 
Curves
(505) 286-3030
12165 State Highway 14 N
Cedar Crest, NM
 
Midtown Sports & Wellness
(505) 888-4811
4100 Prospect Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM
Industry
Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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Ashleys Garden
(505) 523-1616
2341 Entrada Del Sol
Las Cruces, NM
 
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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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