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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Loveland CO

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

Loveland Tech Fitness Ctr
(970) 663-2925
3985 S Lincoln Ave
Loveland, CO
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Diamond Peak Physical Therapy Pc
(970) 593-1442
1708 Boise Ave
Loveland, CO
 
Anytime Fitness Loveland, CO
(970) 203-0800
324 West 37th Street, Units 320,324,328
Loveland, CO
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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Berthoud Snap Fitness
(970) 344-5072
939 Mountain Avenue
Berthoud, CO
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Academy Of Kung Fu
(970) 223-7998
5740 S College Ave
Fort Collins, CO
 
Egoscue Method
(970) 667-7159
1717 Madison Ave
Loveland, CO
 
Golds Gym Loveland
(970) 593-9111
950 E Eisenhower Blvd
Loveland, CO
 
Connected Chiropractic
(970) 587-7029
32 Rutherford Ave
Johnstown, CO
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Metabolic Research Center
(970) 407-9080
702 W Drake Rd
Fort Collins, CO
Industry
Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist

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Ft Collins Jazzercise Fitness
(970) 224-9088
1719 S College Ave
Fort Collins, CO
 
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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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