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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

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Personal Trainers Lake Stevens WA

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

Anytime Fitness Lake Stevens, WA
(425) 334-1200
25 95th Drive NE, Suite 107
Lake Stevens, WA
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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Gordon Myco
(360) 653-6010
9414 State Ave Ste G
Marysville, WA
Company
State Street Family Chiropractic
Industry
Chiropractor, Massage Practitioner, Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist

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Anytime Fitness Marysville, WA
(360) 659-2348
3943 116th St. NE, Suite 112
Marysville, WA
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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Bally Total Fitness
(425) 265-1888
7621 Evergreen Way # G2
Everett, WA
 
Mieko's Fitness
(425) 385-8038
13018 39th Ave SE
Everett, WA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Gold's Gym
(360) 658-4653
1052 State Ave
Marysville, WA
 
Gold's Gym
(425) 258-3862
2902 Rucker Ave
Everett, WA
 
Curves
(360) 651-2883
16201 Smokey Point Blvd # B
Marysville, WA
 
Movement Arts
(360) 435-7193
3502 204th St NE
Arlington, WA
 
24 Hour Fitness Everett th Ave Super Sport Gym
11014 19th Ave SE
Everett, WA
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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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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