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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

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Personal Trainers Johnston RI

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

Pocasset Bay Manor
(401) 421-6610
14 Old Pocasset Ln
Johnston, RI
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Personal Trainer

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Iron Will MMA Training Center
(401) 369-0219
2111 Plainfield Pike
Johnston, RI
Programs & Services
Body Sculpting, Boot Camp, Boxing, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Kickboxing, Circuit Training, Family Gym, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Martial Arts, Medicine Balls, Personal Training, Punching Bag

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Sculpt Llc
(401) 714-0777
1525 Smith St
North Providence, RI
Industry
Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist

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Umc Personal Training
(401) 714-0777
1527 Smith StNorth Providence
, RI
 
Next Level Fitness
(401) 232-3375
970 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, RI
 
Mary Di Meglio
(401) 490-4440
6 Peach Tree Rd
Johnston, RI
 
Ocean State Body Builders Inc
(401) 942-9646
10 Morgan Mill Rd
Johnston, RI
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Umc Personal Training
(401) 714-0777
1527 Smith St
North Providence, RI
 
Next Level Fitness Ii
(401) 232-3375
970 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, RI
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Massage Therapy
(401) 353-5100
1410 Mineral Spring Ave
North Providence, RI
Industry
Massage Practitioner, 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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