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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

- CPT mission statement -

Personal Trainers Tualatin OR

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

Taekwondo World
(503) 885-7575
7642 SW Nyberg St
Tualatin, OR
 
Bally Total Fitness
(503) 885-2676
7575 Sw Mohawk St
Tualatin, OR
 
Anytime Fitness Tigard, OR
(503) 670-8000
15605 SW 116th Ave
Tigard, OR
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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Bally Total Fitness
(503) 620-7727
15353 Sw Sequoia Pkwy
Tigard, OR
 
Portland Oregon Weight Lifting
(503) 625-2600
21900 SW Alexander Ln
Sherwood, OR
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Fitness Together Tualatin
(503) 691-8333
19291 SW Martinazzi Ave
Tualatin, OR
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Lake Oswego Bally Total Fitness
15353 SW Sequoia Pkwy
Portland, OR
Programs & Services
Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Tanning, Yoga

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24 Hour Fitness Tualatin Lance Super Sport Gym
17942 SW McEwan Road
Tigard, OR
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Family Gym, Free Weights, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Personal Training, Special Services, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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24 Hour Fitness
(503) 670-0400
17942 Sw Mcewan Ave
Portland, OR
 
Genesis Fitness Center
(503) 699-8887
5795 Jean Rd
Lake Oswego, OR
 
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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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