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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

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Personal Trainers Dumfries VA

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

Coach House Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center
(703) 221-3913
17453 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Dumfries, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist

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Dale City Recreation Center
(703) 670-7111
14300 Minnieville Rd
Woodbridge, VA
 
Prince William Crossing Bally Total Fitness
13989 Noblewood Plz
Woodbridge, VA
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Yoga

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Tom Blanchard
(703) 868-8667
Prince William, Fairfax, Loudoun Counties
Woodbridge, VA
Company
TouchTech Therapies
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Personal Trainer
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Back Pain, Chronic Fatigue, Pain, Stress, Women's Health

Therapies : Acupressure, Chakra Balancing, Lomi Lomi, Massage Therapy, Movement Therapy, Physical Manipulation, Swedish Massage, Therapeutic Touch, Visceral Manipulation
Insurance
Receipt provided for reimbursement
Professional Affiliations
US Medical Massage Therapists Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association, Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals

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Essential Fitness Nutrition
(703) 690-0648
14500 Smoketown Rd
Woodbridge, VA
 
Anytime Fitness Woodbridge, VA- Garfield Estates
(703) 441-1800
16705 River Ridge Boulevard
Woodbridge, VA
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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Bally Total Fitness
(703) 580-8550
13989 Noblewood Plz
Woodbridge, VA
 
Joyful Weight Loss Village
(703) 580-7111
4421 Dale Blvd
Woodbridge, VA
 
FT Lake Ridge
(703) 490-8161
2216 Tacketts Mill Dr
Woodbridge, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Gold's Gym
(703) 680-7000
12550 Dillingham Sq
Woodbridge, VA
 
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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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