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Weight Training Gyms Belleville MI

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Chris Starks
(313) 629-6553
Westland, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Weight Loss, circuit training
Schedule Type
WITS certified(World Instructor Training School)
Education
I am WITS certified and I also teach recruits prior to Air Force basic training.
General Information
42 years old (trains both men and women)

Jeremy Daum
(248) 747-3037
Northville, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Pilates, Aerobics, Kick Boxing, Body Sculpting, Combat Conditioning, SAQ Trainin
Schedule Type
Nasm CPT, PES, CES and other certifications under education.
Education
Things in motion stay in motion” is what my grandma always told me.Staying fit for the duration of your life increases the longevity and quality of your life!This the foundation of my "Forever Fit " philosophy.
General Information
37 years old (trains both men and women)

Bill DeMarest
(734) 972-1983
Livonia, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Endurance Sports
Schedule Type
Certified Personal Trainer
Education
Western Michigan University, exercise physiology, conditioning of competitive athletes, sports nutrition, sport injury prevention, conditioning for MMA, weight training techniques, competitive bodybuilding, martial arts, strength training, cardio boxing, kettle bell training, stability balls, and lifestyle management.
General Information
38 years old (trains both men and women)

Mary Talieh
(734) 678-3422
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Body Sculpting, Specializing in helping women ac
Schedule Type
ACE NASM
Education
University of Houston-BiochemistryIowa State University-BIiochemistryUniversity of Iowa-Medical SchoolACENASM
General Information
42 years old (trains both men and women)

Vladimir Vjatschslav
(734) 819-1568
Monroe, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Body Sculpting, Boot camp
Schedule Type
Fitour Advanced Personal Trainer Certificate WABBA Personal Trainer Diploma Fitness Instructors Certificate Scottish Rugby Union ‘New Image’ Rugby Trainer (youth) European Professional Tennis Trainers Certificate English Football Association’s FA Soccer Parent Award PACE Certificate National Association of Fitness Certification member
Education
Weight Lifting, Monroe County Community College, MI,USAEffective Coaching in Team Sports, Monroe County Community College, MI, USA?Nutrition and Diet Therapy, Monroe County Community College, MI, USA?Weight Training Course, Monroe County Community College,MI, USABachelor of Sports Science Degree, University of Paisley, ScotlandHigher National Diploma, (Sport, Health & Exercise), Reid Kerr College, ScotlandHigher National Certificate, (Sport, Health & Exercise), Reid Kerr College, ScotlandNursing
General Information
45 years old (trains both men and women)

Anthony Moses
(313) 274-7570
Dearborn, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Total Being
Schedule Type
American Council in Exercise (A.C.E.), - Certification for Personal Training AFFA Certified Trainer Certified Nutrition Specialist Core Strength Certification Shiatsu Stretching Certification Longevity Wellness Specialist CPR Certified
Education
American Council in Exercise (A.C.E.), - Certification for Personal TrainingAFFA Certified TrainerCertified Nutrition SpecialistCore Strength CertificationShiatsu Stretching CertificationLongevity Wellness SpecialistCPR Certified
General Information
46 years old (trains both men and women)

david krainiak
(313) 247-8533
Northville, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Yoga, Pilates, Kick Boxing, Body Sculpting
Schedule Type
David has acquired over 12 certifications Including: •NLP practitioner •Sports Hypnosis •Clinical Hypnotherapy •EMT Training •Advanced First Aid •Core Training •CPR Certified •Tony Robbins Mastery University •Lifestyle and Weight Management Consultant •Member of the American Council on Exercise
Education
David is a highly qualified and multi-level fitness instructor. He attended college for Exercise Science and has a Business Degree almost completed. He continuously educates himself and is currently a NESTA Certified Adventure BootCamp Instructor.
General Information
35 years old (trains both men and women)

Adam DeLucia
(734) 693-6342
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Body Sculpting
Schedule Type
ACE Certified CPR Certified
General Information
26 years old (trains both men and women)

Adam DeLucia
(734) 693-6342
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Body Sculpting
Schedule Type
ACE Certified CPR Certified
General Information
26 years old (trains both men and women)

Mark Lochner
(734) 735-3971
Monroe, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Aerobics, Body Sculpting
Schedule Type
ACE
Education
Current: American Council on Exercise (ACE)Current: CPR
General Information
25 years old (trains both men and women)

WEIGHT TRAINING

 



Cycling regularly is great for lower body strength, but leaves a lot to be desired for the upper body muscle groups. And this can be a major liability - both for roadies who need that extra edge in road competitions and for mountain bikers who need this upper body strength to lift, jump, or just plain muscle heavier bikes over rough terrain and obstacles.

A reasonable approach is to focus on building strength (not bulk) in the winter and then backing off to just maintain it during the peak riding season. Strength from the weight room will help with on the bike performance, but 3 sets of leg presses at 400 pounds is different from the riding demands of roughly 30,000 pedal strokes during a century. When you're riding, resistance is in the range of 10-40 pounds per pedal revolution. So for the riding season you need to convert that weight-room strength to cycling-specific power with intervals, training time trials, and hill work.

WHY "MUSCLE UP"?

1.The upper body, including abdominal muscles , is an integral part of the pedal stroke. A strong torso provides the rigidity to deliver maximum power from the quads to the pedal. On a level stretch, a strong rider will barely move their upper body while those who are tiring will rock their pelvis on the saddle. And watch a group of road riders in a sprint or a technical single track rider pulling and rocking their shoulders and handlebars. This motion actually levers the bike, adding to the power of their legs on the pedals.

2. Muscle strength in the quads and legs can mean the difference between walking and riding up a short (10 to 15 pedal stroke) hill.

3. A strong upper body gives additional protection for those falls that are part of the sport.

4. Muscle strength and endurance help prevent the fatigue of the constant jarring and correction that are part of a long descent - and in turn this freshness helps to maintain sharp reflexes and technical

RECOMMENDED EXERCISE PLANS

There are two approaches to resistance or weight training. The first is the "keep it simple" approach one can put together at home and on the bike, and the other is the more "traditional" using free weights. Both should be done 3 times a week (2 times at a minimum) to maximize benefits.

Most coaches recommend a program of strength building (higher weights, fewer reps) in the winter and then a shift to lower weights (perhaps 50% max) and more reps (3 sets, 50% max.weight, 25 reps OR 2 sets, 25% max.weight, 50 reps) as the cycling season approaches to mimic the ways you use your muscles on the bike and to decrease the possibility of injuries.

The following idea builds on the concept of transitioning from a pure muscle building program to one that mimics how you use those muscles on the bike. Do a 3 - 5 minute "muscle reeducation" on the spin cycle after lifting. This stresses the muscles and then uses a sport specific task to coordinate the firing patte...

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