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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Maryland Heights MO

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

Bally Total Fitness
(314) 576-5300
12703 Dorsett Rd
Maryland Heights, MO
 
Dorsett Bally Total Fitness
12703 Dorsett Rd
Maryland Heights, MO
Programs & Services
Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Raquetball, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Tennis, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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24 Hour Fitness
(314) 344-0024
216 Northwest Plz
Saint Ann, MO
 
Corwin Watson
(314) 457-3437
PO Box 141
Saint Ann, MO
Specialty
Personal Trainer
Schedule Type
PT
Certifications
NASM-CPT 2007, NASM-PES 2008 NASM-CES 2008 NFPT-AWTS 2008 NFPT-AETS 2008 NFPTACTS 2008 NFPT-Master Trainer
Education
California University of Pennsylvania-2008-Current B.S Sports Management

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Curves
(314) 291-2878
3841 Mckelvey Rd
Hazelwood, MO
 
Gold's Gym
(314) 542-4277
12632 Dorsett Rd
Maryland Heights, MO
 
Morrison Health Care Inc
(314) 542-0256
1946 Springtree Dr
Maryland Heights, MO
Industry
Personal Trainer

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24 Hour Fitness St. Ann Active Gym
216 Northwest Plaza
St. Ann, MO
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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Renex Dialysis Clinic of St Louis Inc
(314) 344-3026
12380 Natural Bridge Rd
Bridgeton, MO
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Bjc Health System
(314) 298-9663
3165 Mckelvey Rd
Bridgeton, MO
Industry
Personal Trainer

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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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