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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

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Personal Trainers Madison TN

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

Inside Out Personal Trainers
(661) 972-4151
901 Spain Ave
Nashville, TN
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Beyond Fitness
(615) 868-0300
1615 Gallatin Pike N
Madison, TN
 
Ladies Workout Express
(615) 884-7858
3666 Bell Rd
Nashville, TN
 
Ymca
(615) 650-5433
1708 Eastland Ave
Nashville, TN
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K1s Mixed Martial Arts
(615) 885-3342
160 Mcgavock Pike # D
Nashville, TN
 
Gold's Gym
(615) 612-2613
1615 Gallatin Rd N
Madison, TN
 
Fitness Check Nutrition
(615) 868-0300
1615 Gallatin Pike N
Madison, TN
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Gold's Gym
(615) 627-0838
3051 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, TN
 
Ladies Total Fitness
(615) 874-9600
2300 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, TN
 
Medstat
(615) 770-0029
44 Vantage Way
Nashville, TN
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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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