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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Hannibal MO

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

Black Belt Karate Association
(573) 221-6646
19 Northport Plz
Hannibal, MO
Advance Fitness
(217) 222-7010
3110 Broadway St
Quincy, IL
(217) 224-2188
3800 E Lake Ctr
Quincy, IL
Cheryl Loatsch Studio
(217) 224-5104
334 S 48th St
Quincy, IL
La Weight Loss Centers
(217) 223-9600
307 N 36th St
Quincy, IL
Anytime Fitness Hannibal, MO (Huck Finn Shopping Center)
(573) 221-1909
4700 McMasters Ave, Suite 501F
Hannibal, MO
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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Heavenly Bodies
(217) 223-1817
919 N 24th St
Quincy, IL
Quincy Snap Fitness
(217) 223-3488
6228 Broadway, Prairie Trail Shopping Center
Quincy, IL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Ralls County Home Health Agency &
(573) 985-7121
405 W 1st St
New London, MO
Dynamic Personal Fitness
(314) 963-2070
607 E Lockwood Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Personal Trainer

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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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