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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Hood River OR

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

Get Fit Stay Fit
(541) 386-6868
209 E Eugene St
Hood River, OR
 
Stu Watson Fitness
(541) 386-8860
Po Box 29
Hood River, OR
 
Hood River Snap Fitness
(541) 716-5393
2940 W. Cascade Ave. #100
Hood River, OR
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Providence Hood River Memorial Hospit
(541) 387-6326
Hood River, OR
 
Richard Dant
(541) 490-8717
Hood River, OR
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Pilates, Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Functional Training; SAQ(Speed,
Schedule Type
Personal Trainer Certified, Pilates Instructor Certified, SAQ(Speed, Agility, Quckness) Certified Specialist, Group Fitness Strength Training Certified
Education
I train hard and ask my clients to please let me know when they need a break. I will not just walk around the gym and watch you work out. Why would you want to hire somebody who only gives you what you can get by yourself? I am always changing the workouts up and never doing the same thing twice!
General Information
46 years old (trains both men and women)

Providence Cardiovascular
(541) 387-6326
1151 May St
Hood River, OR
 
Providence Cardiovascular Conditioning Center
(541) 387-6326
1151 May St
Hood River, OR
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Muscle Fitness Center
(541) 296-3969
915 Garrison St
The Dalles, OR
 
Providence Cardiovascular
(541) 387-6326
1151 May St
Hood River, OR
 
Anytime Fitness Newberg, OR
(503) 538-3303
1112 North Springbrook Road
Newberg, OR
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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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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