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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.

Coyote's Family Fitness
(620) 260-9300
2302 E Mary
Garden City, KS
 
Mens Fitness
(620) 276-6300
3005 E Mary St
Garden City, KS
 
Venture 2000 Therapy Pool
(785) 675-3664
708 Main St
Hoxie, KS
Industry
Personal Trainer

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24 Hour Fitness Overland Park Super Sport Gym
12075 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Family Gym, Free Weights, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Personal Training, Special Services, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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katie buell
(816) 810-1337
9218 metcal #324
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Personal Trainer
Schedule Type
PT
Certifications
AFPA-1999
Education
B.S. from Gustavus Adolphus College 1993 Speech/Communication major

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Curves
(620) 271-0718
3005 E Mary St
Garden City, KS
 
Fitness Together
(913) 248-8700
16014 W 65th St
Shawnee, KS
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Golds Gym
(913) 722-2001
6501 S Ih 35
Merriam, KS
 
Maximus Fitness & Wellness
(785) 232-3133
2020 NW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS
 
Pilates Performance & Rehab
(785) 267-5896
2909 SW 37th St
Topeka, KS
Industry
Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist

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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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