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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

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Personal Trainers Morganton NC

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

Ladies Workout Express
(828) 438-8900
325 Sanford Dr
Morganton, NC
 
Body Works Of Morganton
(828) 433-5035
316 Sanford Dr
Morganton, NC
 
Curves
(828) 659-8100
500 N Main St
Marion, NC
 
Charlotte Bally Total Fitness
5404 Central Ave
Charlotte, NC
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Crowley's Life Style Fitness
(252) 537-1402
1388 Gregory Dr
Roanoke Rapids, NC
 
Curves
(828) 430-7039
609 S Green St
Morganton, NC
 
Frye Regional Medical Center-Oakwood Place
(828) 327-4156
2850 Tate Blvd SE
Hickory, NC
Industry
Mental Health Professional, Personal Trainer, Registered Nurse

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Industrial Health & Wellness
(828) 327-4156
2850 Tate Blvd SE
Hickory, NC
 
Beyond Fitness
(919) 462-0662
107 Edinburgh South Dr
Cary, NC
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Ymca Of Greater Winston-salem
(336) 661-1093
385 W Hanes Mill Rd
Winston Salem, NC
 
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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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