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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Clearfield UT

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

Aranda's 24 Hour Fitness Center
(801) 776-5540
2029 N Main St # 201
Clearfield, UT
 
Anytime Fitness Clinton, UT
(801) 775-0222
1803 West 1800 North, #E4
Clinton, UT
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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Syracuse Snap Fitness
(801) 825-0191
2107 West 1700 South
Syracuse, UT
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Layton Snap Fitness
(801) 544-7627
781 East Gordon Ave.
Layton, UT
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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24 Hour Fitness
(801) 968-7924
5766 S 1900 W
Roy, UT
 
O Ms Hap Kwon Do Martial Arts Institute
(801) 776-5526
2437 N Main St
Clearfield, UT
 
Gold's Gym
(801) 546-4653
70 S Fairfield Rd
Layton, UT
 
Lady Fitness
(801) 776-4522
1916 N 700 W
Layton, UT
 
Golds Gym
(801) 779-3720
1935 W 5700 S
Roy, UT
 
Mc Kay-dee Cardiac Fitness
(801) 387-3040
4401 Harrison Blvd # 3
Ogden, UT
 
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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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