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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Sterling Heights MI

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

Contours Express
(586) 323-7060
43723 Van Dyke Ave
Sterling Heights, MI
Top Shape Fitness
(586) 268-4280
33265 Mound Rd
Sterling Heights, MI
Personal Trainer

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Sterling Heights Snap Fitness
(586) 532-7800
42918 Schoenherr Rd
Sterling Heights, MI
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Figure 8 Fitness
(586) 939-6863
35147 Dodge Park Rd
Sterling Heights, MI
Sterling Heights Bally Total Fitness
44987 Schoenherr Rd
Sterling Heights, MI
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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Christopher Niekra
(586) 504-0155
39734 Academy Drive
Sterling Heights, MI
Personal Trainer
Schedule Type
NPTI, NASM Foundations, and A-CPT
National Personal Training Institute March 2008 NASM Foundations (Bally Total Fitness) April 2008 A-CPT (Advanced Certified Personal Trainer) June 2008

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Jenny Craig Weight Loss Ctr
(586) 532-8095
44879 Hayes Rd
Sterling Heights, MI
Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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Fitness USA Supercenters
(586) 939-8000
39333 Van Dyke Ave
Sterling Heights, MI
Bally Total Fitness
(586) 254-4411
44987 Schoenherr Rd
Sterling Heights, MI
(586) 263-9778
40790 Garfield Rd
Clinton Township, 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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