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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Liberal KS

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

Southwest Fitness
(620) 624-5335
1530 N Western Ave
Liberal, KS
 
Southwest Fitness & Racquetball
(620) 624-5335
1530 N Western Ave
Liberal, KS
 
Curves
(877) 287-8374
2020 N Woodlawn St
Wichita, KS
 
Atchison Snap Fitness
(913) 367-1511
409 Commercial Street
Atchison, KS
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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katie buell
(816) 810-1337
9218 metcal #324
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Personal Trainer
Schedule Type
PT
Certifications
AFPA-1999
Education
B.S. from Gustavus Adolphus College 1993 Speech/Communication major

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Rines American Freestyle Karate
(620) 626-5425
117 W 4th St
Liberal, KS
 
Impact Sports & Fitness
(785) 263-3888
418 N Broadway St
Abilene, KS
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Personal Trainer

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Personal Best Pilates Studio
(913) 894-9970
6600 College Blvd Ste 210
Leawood, KS
 
Twinfitness
(913) 648-8946
7044 W 105th St
Overland Park, KS
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Baldwin Athletic Club Ltd
(785) 594-2582
926 Ames St
Baldwin City, KS
 
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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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