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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

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Personal Trainers Casa Grande AZ

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

Fitness For Women
(520) 836-0554
2080 N Trekell Rd
Casa Grande, AZ
 
La Fitness
(520) 413-2068
2024 E Florence Blvd
Casa Grande, AZ
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Circuit Werx Health Fitness Studio
(520) 421-2318
422 N Florence St
Casa Grande, AZ
 
Curves
(520) 423-2458
302 E Cottonwood Ln
Casa Grande, AZ
 
Daniel Scherf
(480) 628-0821
7360 E. Acoma Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty
Personal Trainer
Schedule Type
FT
Certifications
ACE 2007 NPTI 2004
Education
BS in Marketing may 1998

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Casa Grande Snap Fitness
(520) 423-0123
973 E. Cottonwood Lane
Casa Grande, AZ
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Snap Fitness 24-7
(520) 423-0123
973 E Cottonwood Ln
Casa Grande, AZ
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Casa Grande Fitness and Racquet Club
(520) 836-0613
2080 N Trekell Rd
Casa Grande, AZ
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Casa Grande Fitness and Racquet Club
(520) 836-0613
2080 N Trekell Rd
Casa Grande, AZ
 
24 Hour Fitness Mesa Dobson Rd Sport Gym
1844 W 8th Street
Mesa, AZ
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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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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