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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Boulder CO

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

Mountain's Edge Fitness Center The
(303) 494-5000
693 S Broadway St Ste K
Boulder, CO
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Innermotion
(303) 444-2554
3990 Broadway St Ste E
Boulder, CO
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Gyrotonic Boulder Llc
(303) 444-1228
2299 Pearl St
Boulder, CO
 
Boulder Nutrition & Exercise Services
(303) 440-1015
2885 Aurora Ave Ste 31
Boulder, CO
Industry
Personal Trainer

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24 Hour Fitness
(303) 443-2639
2950 Baseline Rd
Boulder, CO
 
Medically-based Fitness Mbf
(303) 447-2873
4790 Table Mesa Dr # 200
Boulder, CO
 
Jazzercise
(303) 530-9154
2475 Mapleton Ave
Boulder, CO
 
Essentials Spa
(303) 440-0711
2660 Canyon Blvd
Boulder, CO
Industry
Health Spa, Massage Practitioner, Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist, Yoga Instructor

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Pilates Center The
(303) 494-3400
4800 Baseline Rd
Boulder, CO
 
Bionetic Health Care Mary Siegler
(303) 499-3721
75 Manhattan Dr
Boulder, CO
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Personal Trainer

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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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