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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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

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Personal Trainers Virginia Beach VA

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

Workout Plus
(757) 306-9300
2605 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Golds Gym Aerobics Fitness
(757) 486-9700
829 Lynnhaven Pkwy
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Virginia Beach Bally Total Fitness
3960 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Fitness Kicks
(757) 431-9000
3157 Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 108
Virginia Beach, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Skin Oasis
(757) 340-5270
397 Little Neck Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Osteopath (DO), Personal Trainer

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Jazzercise
(757) 463-0216
N Lynn Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Studio P
(757) 306-7007
4020 Bonney Rd # 104
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Bally Total Fitness
(757) 340-4800
3960 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Hot Yoga
(757) 486-5002
2700 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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Contours Express
(757) 467-1600
4239 Holland Rd Ste 780
Virginia Beach, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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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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