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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Dearborn Heights MI

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

Horizon Therapeutic Massage
(313) 563-7132
1103 S. Washington
Dearborn, MI
 
Naik Shreepad Physguide
(313) 274-0636
23400 Michigan Ave
Dearborn, MI
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Personal Trainer

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Guardian Martial Arts Fitness
(734) 266-0565
30942 Ford Rd
Garden City, MI
 
Bally Total Fitness
(313) 535-5010
9359 Telegraph Rd # 22
Redford, MI
 
Redford Plaza Bally Total Fitness
9359 Telegraph Rd
Redford, MI
Programs & Services
Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Dearborn Racquet Health Club
(313) 562-1296
2727 S Gulley Rd
Dearborn, MI
 
Fitness Usa Supercenters
(313) 563-0500
23080 Michigan Ave
Dearborn, MI
 
Beverly Hammond
(313) 522-2372
Garden City, MI

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Curves
(313) 937-8760
27312 Plymouth Rd
Redford, MI
 
Fit Zone For Woman
(313) 386-8610
15451 Southfield Rd
Allen Park, MI
Industry
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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