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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

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Personal Trainers Talladega AL

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

Pell City Snap Fitness
(205) 338-7666
2401 Stemley Bridge Road
Pell City, AL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Clay County Health Wellness
(256) 354-1260
57 Floyd Springs Rd
Ashland, AL
 
Best Body Fit
(251) 343-7599
3758 Airport Blvd
Mobile, AL
 
N Shape 247
(334) 358-7778
2056 Highway 14 E
Prattville, AL
 
Helena Snap Fitness
(205) 664-2600
2600 Hwy. 58, Suite C, D and E
Helena, AL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Curves
(866) 896-4496
2633 Martin St S
Pell City, AL
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Curves for Women
(205) 814-9698
2633 Martin St S
Pell City, AL
 
Institute of Health the
(256) 489-7261
2105 Mastin Lake Rd NW
Huntsville, AL
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Wailan Lewis
(251) 442-1459
6505 shady ln
Mobile, AL
Specialty
Personal Trainer
Schedule Type
FT
Certifications
ASFA american sports and fitness association i have been certified for one year, I have been a trainer for four years i am a former college athlete (track and football)
Education
Dec. 05 Bus. Admin. Troy University

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Anytime Fitness Jemison, AL
(205) 688-5060
24571 US Hwy 31
Jemison, AL
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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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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