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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

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Personal Trainers Portales NM

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

Walsh Wellness At Motivations
(575) 935-3488
4101 N Prince St
Clovis, NM
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Village Pharmacy
(575) 356-8555
1719 S Avenue D
Portales, NM
 
Anytime Fitness Aztec, NM
(505) 334-9595
105 W. Aztec Blvd
Aztec, NM
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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New Mexico Sports Fitness
(505) 424-0131
2954 Rodeo Park Dr W
Santa Fe, NM
 
Anytime Fitness Rio Rancho, NM
(505) 867-3111
4405 Jager Drive NE, Suite B1
Rio Rancho, NM
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Christian Therapeutic Massage Center
(575) 359-0660
324 S Abilene Ave
Portales, NM
 
Bally Total Fitness
(505) 866-0966
1027 Los Lentes Rd Ne
Los Lunas, NM
 
Round 1 Fight Trainers
(505) 234-9883
4103 Harmon Ln
Carlsbad, NM
 
Physicalmind-pilates Institute
(505) 988-1990
1807 2nd St
Santa Fe, NM
 
Sun Healthcare Group
(575) 522-4620
435 Ithaca CT
Las Cruces, NM
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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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