bike75.gif (2872 bytes)

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Staunton VA

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

American Freestyle Karate
(540) 885-7868
300 Churchville Ave # B
Staunton, VA
(540) 886-9659
90 Lee Jackson Hwy
Staunton, VA
Herbalist, Personal Trainer

Data Provided By:
Stuarts Draft Snap Fitness
540-337-4FIT (4348)
2857 Stuarts Draft Hwy
Stuarts Draft, VA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

Data Provided By:
Shenandoah Powerhouse Gym
(540) 942-9466
2800 W. Main Street
Waynesboro, VA
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Boot Camp, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Kickboxing, Child Center, Elliptical Trainers, Family Gym, Free Weights, Group Exercise Studio, HUSTLE Dance Class, Hip Hop Dance Class, Indoor Bike, Indoor Pool, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Medicine Balls, Outdoor Pool, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Punching Bag, Sauna, Spinning, Stationary Bikes, Tanning, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines, Yoga, Zumba

Data Provided By:
Five Star Health and Fitness
(540) 456-8784
7850 Rockfish Valley Hwy
Afton, VA
Personal Trainer

Data Provided By:
(540) 887-8319
Staunton, VA
Amc Lifetime Health
(540) 932-5433
107 Medical Center Dr
Fishersville, VA
(540) 324-1190
2627 Stuarts Draft Hwy
Stuarts Draft, VA
Anytime Fitness Waynesboro, VA
(540) 941-5993
831 E Town Center Drive
Waynesboro, VA
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

Data Provided By:
Face the Pain
(757) 340-3303
2312 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA
Personal Trainer

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

Performance Quiz | Appendix | Index/Glossary | Site Map | Contact