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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

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Personal Trainers Vernon Hills IL

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

Massage Envy
(847) 816-0474
701 N Milwaukee Ave
Vernon Hills, IL
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Personal Trainer

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You Turn Health Fitness
(847) 968-5511
1000 Butterfield Rd
Vernon Hills, IL
 
Encore Dance Center
(847) 816-0400
50 Lakeview Pkwy # 116
Vernon Hills, IL
 
Curves
(847) 247-9222
271 Evergreen Dr
Vernon Hills, IL
 
Wellness From The Inside Out
(847) 550-1115
765 Ela Rd
Lake Zurich, IL
 
Bally Total Fitness
(847) 680-3000
30 W Phillip Rd
Vernon Hills, IL
 
Vernon Hills Bally Total Fitness
30 W Phillip Rd
Vernon Hills, IL
Programs & Services
Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Martial Arts, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Steam Room, Yoga

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Body Work Fitness
(847) 680-3982
300 Center Dr # 107
Vernon Hills, IL
 
Bodyworks Fitness
(847) 680-3982
510 1st St
Libertyville, IL
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Centre Club
(847) 990-5757
200 W Golf Rd
Libertyville, IL
 
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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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