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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers South Haven MI

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

Anytime Fitness South Haven, MI
(269) 767-7111
855 LaGrange Street
South Haven, MI
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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Get Physical the Fitness Center Inc
(269) 468-5433
6740 Red Arrow Hwy
Coloma, MI
 
Olivia Emrich
(269) 468-6157
Coloma, MI

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First Fitness Consultants
(269) 857-3237
120 Park St
Saugatuck, MI
 
Pump House Gym Llc
(269) 857-7867
6492 Blue Star Hwy
Saugatuck, MI
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Personal Trainer

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Attitude Fitness Center
(269) 637-1160
530 Huron St
South Haven, MI
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Personal Trainer

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Muscles in Motion Clinical Massage Center
(269) 468-7718
6693 Red Arrow Hwy
Coloma, MI
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Personal Trainer

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Curves
(269) 463-8370
7139 Red Arrow Hwy
Watervliet, MI
 
Curves For Women of Gobles
(269) 628-4025
407 S State St Ste C
Gobles, MI
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Gw Care Home Healthcare Services
(269) 637-5920
452 Blue Star Hwy
South Haven, MI
 
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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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