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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

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Personal Trainers Douglasville GA

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

Golds Gym Of Douglasville
(770) 949-7507
8741 Hospital Dr
Douglasville, GA
 
Genesis Ii
(770) 485-1167
3150 Golf Ridge Blvd
Douglasville, GA
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Golds Gym
(770) 949-1116
4600 Legend Pl
Douglasville, GA
 
24 Hour Total Fitness
(678) 945-5101
3678 Bankhead Hwy
Lithia Springs, GA
 
Champion Performance Training
(770) 948-6161
376 Maxham Rd
Austell, GA
 
Curves
(770) 489-0031
3043 Highway 5
Douglasville, GA
 
Xerciz
(770) 942-3373
5958 Stewart Pkwy
Douglasville, GA
 
Quick Weight Loss Ctr
(770) 489-5988
2911 Chapel Hill Rd Ste 235
Douglasville, GA
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Body Performance Training
(678) 458-7025
8885 Dornoch Cir
Winston, GA
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Body Plex
(770) 439-7539
76 Highland Pavilion Ct
Hiram, GA
 
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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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