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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Brighton CO

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

Kaiser Consulting Network Inc
(303) 659-7311
156 S 4th Ave
Brighton, CO
Industry
Life Coach, Personal Trainer

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Prison Health Services Inc
(303) 659-8803
150 N 19th Ave
Brighton, CO
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Ymca
(303) 452-9622
1500 E 128th Ave
Denver, CO
 
Golden Bear Bikes
(303) 451-7733
2300 E 120th Ave
Denver, CO
 
Anytime Fitness Northglenn, CO
(303) 450-6200
420 E 120th Ave, Suite #B11
Denver, CO
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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Brighton Snap Fitness
(303) 659-1261
35 North 42nd Ave.
Brighton, CO
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Curves
(303) 659-8397
17 N Main St
Brighton, CO
 
GNC
(303) 252-7730
420 E 120th Ave
Northglenn, CO
Industry
Herbalist, Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist

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Jazzercise
(303) 451-8165
11934 Washington St
Northglenn, CO
 
24 Hour Fitness
(720) 929-0058
3750 E 120th Ave
Denver, CO
 
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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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