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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

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Personal Trainers Saint Louis MO

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

Central West End Snap Fitness
(314) 533-7627
4477 Forest Park Ave.
St. Louis, MO
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Steve Long
(314) 402-2238
6938 Plateau Ave Apt B
St. Louis, MO
Specialty
Personal Trainer
Schedule Type
FT
Certifications
ISSA 2006 NSCA 2007 NESTA 2006
Education
NA

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Muscle Up Fitness
(314) 727-4489
7622 Wydown Blvd
Saint Louis, MO
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Fitelson Sharon L
(314) 644-2081
7800 Clayton Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Personal Trainer

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Butler Melvin J Md
(314) 721-6936
950 Francis Pl
Saint Louis, MO
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist

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City Studio Dance Center
(314) 533-4142
4397 Laclede Ave
Saint Louis, MO
 
St Louis Workout
(314) 367-7252
212 N Kingshighway Blvd
Saint Louis, MO
 
Clayton Bally Total Fitness
7393 Forsyth Blvd
Clayton, MO
Programs & Services
Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Sculptures Personal Training Service
(314) 644-5225
7800 Clayton RdSaint Louis
, MO
 
Metro Personal Training
(314) 726-4000
7800 Bonhomme Ave
Saint Louis, 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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