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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers New Bedford MA

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

Motivation For Success
(508) 994-5605
483 County St
New Bedford, MA
 
Champions Fitness
(508) 992-0400
1707 Purchase St
New Bedford, MA
 
Curves
(508) 984-4949
32 Sconticut Neck Rd
Fairhaven, MA
 
Bally Total Fitness
(508) 984-4500
200 N Dartmouth Mall
North Dartmouth, MA
 
Curves
(508) 992-3700
331 State Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
 
New Bedford Ballet
(508) 993-1387
430 County St
New Bedford, MA
 
Professor's Gym Inc
(508) 993-7900
53 Church St
New Bedford, MA
 
Howland Place Fitness Center
(508) 994-2100
651 Orchard Street
New Bedford, MA
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Boot Camp, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Kickboxing, Child Center, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Family Gym, Free Weights, Martial Arts, Personal Training, Special Services, Spinning, Towel Service, Treadmill

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Escape To Fitness
(508) 998-7933
500 Kings Hwy
New Bedford, MA
 
Brandon Woods
(508) 997-7787
567 Dartmouth St
South Dartmouth, MA
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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