bike75.gif (2872 bytes)
CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Gilbert AZ

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

Bally Total Fitness
(480) 539-0352
855 N Gilbert Rd
Gilbert, AZ
 
Snap Fitness in Gilbert, AZ
(480) 840-6363
1459 S Higley Rd. #101
Gilbert, AZ
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Gym Equipment, Personal Training, Special Services, Stationary Bikes, Tanning, Treadmill, Weight Machines

Data Provided By:
24 Hour Fitness Gilbert Sport Gym
97 S. Val Vista Drive
Gilbert, AZ
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

Data Provided By:
Shape Express
(480) 812-8222
2335 S Lindsay Rd # 103
Gilbert, AZ
 
Jilberto Guevara
(480) 358-5874
Gilbert, AZ

Data Provided By:
Gilbert Snap Fitness
(480) 840-6363
1459 S Higley Rd, Corner of Higley & Ray Rd. in Higley Park Commons
Gilbert, AZ
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

Data Provided By:
Pilates Palace
(480) 471-6212
538 S Gilbert Rd Ste. 106
Gilbert, AZ
 
24 Hour Fitness
(480) 497-4424
97 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ
 
Azcomp Technologies
(480) 730-3055
425 W Guadalupe Rd Ste 103
Gilbert, AZ
Industry
Personal Trainer

Data Provided By:
Marcena DeJarnett
(480) 495-9660
Gilbert, AZ

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

Performance Quiz | Appendix | Index/Glossary | Site Map | Contact