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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

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Personal Trainers Magna UT

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

Shaolin Arts
(801) 967-2300
2312 W 5400 S
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Golds Gym
(801) 912-0233
5345 S 4015 W
Salt Lake City, UT
 
24 Hour Fitness Taylorsville Sport Gym
5766 South 1900 West
Taylorville, UT
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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Gold's Gym
(801) 562-9133
7959 Redwood Rd
West Jordan, UT
 
Gold's Gym
(801) 565-1800
7856 Redwood Rd
West Jordan, UT
 
24 Hour Fitness
(801) 965-0071
5766 S 1900 W
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Tosh Physical Therapy At The Oval
(801) 955-0331
5662 Cougar Ln
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Fit In Fitness-In Home
(801) 979-1699
5739 S 3225 W
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Quicker Faster Stronger
(801) 566-3301
8021 Redwood Rd
West Jordan, UT
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Personal Trainer

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West Jordan Snap Fitness
(801) 282-2766
7759 South 4800 West
West Jordan, UT
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, 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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