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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Garden City KS

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

Mens Fitness
(620) 276-6300
3005 E Mary St
Garden City, KS
 
Coyote's Family Fitness
(620) 260-9300
2302 E Mary
Garden City, KS
 
Curves
(785) 841-1431
2104 W 25th St
Lawrence, KS
 
Curves
(913) 381-6664
5340 W 95th St
Prairie Village, KS
 
Curves
(620) 230-0080
200 E Centennial Dr
Pittsburg, KS
 
Curves
(620) 271-0718
3005 E Mary St
Garden City, KS
 
Fitness Together East Wichita
(316) 636-5858
10096 E 13th Street
Wichita, KS
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Emporia Recreation Commission
(620) 340-6300
313 W 4th Ave
Emporia, KS
 
Velocity Sports Performance
(913) 451-8181
11042 Strang Line Rd
Shawnee Mission, KS
 
Maximus Fitness Wellness
(913) 651-3400
3400 S 4th St # 1015
Leavenworth, KS
 
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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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