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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Espanola NM

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

Atlas Fitness Center
(505) 753-5748
1316 Calle Adelante
Espanola, NM
 
Physical Therapy Plus Inc
(505) 662-3384
1350 Central Ave # 105
Los Alamos, NM
 
Two Eagles Spa Retreat
(505) 327-3344
3030 E Main St
Farmington, NM
 
Namaste Inc
(505) 425-2708
523 Douglas Ave
Las Vegas, NM
Industry
Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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Contours Express
(505) 325-6156
4301 Largo St # H
Farmington, NM
 
YMCA
(505) 662-3100
1450 Iris St
Los Alamos, NM
 
San Juan College
(505) 566-3800
3539 E 30th St
Farmington, NM
 
Full Circle Wellness Center
(505) 265-3400
1719 Girard Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM
 
Round 1 Fight Trainers
(505) 234-9883
4103 Harmon Ln
Carlsbad, NM
 
Namaste Child & Family Development Center
(505) 995-0091
1502 S Saint Francis Dr
Santa Fe, NM
Industry
Mental Health Professional, Personal Trainer, Psychologist, Yoga Instructor

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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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