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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Prairie Village KS

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

Fitness For Life
(913) 236-8383
11 On The Mall
Prairie Village, KS
 
Fitness Together Prairie Village
(913) 236-8383
11 On the Mall
Prairie Village, KS
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Susie Brown's Body Trends
(913) 432-4399
7830 State Line Rd
Prairie Village, KS
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Golds Gym
(913) 722-2001
6501 S Ih 35
Merriam, KS
 
24 Hour Fitness Metcalf Active Gym
7420 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS
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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The Pilates Body Studio
(913) 626-0051
7930 State Line Rd Suite 116
Prairie Village, KS
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Midwest Therapeutics-Nccaom
(913) 432-4844
7301 Mission Rd
Prairie Village, KS
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Mental Health Professional, Osteopath (DO), Personal Trainer

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Woodside Tennis Health Club
(913) 831-0034
2000 W 47th Pl
Mission, KS
 
24 Hour Fitness
(913) 362-2404
7420 W 75th St
Overland Park, KS
 
Absolute Fitness Personal Training
(913) 287-2348
10000 W 75th St
Overland Park, KS
 
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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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