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Dawn Fitness For Women
(850) 638-1238
1370 N Railroad Ave # A
Chipley, FL
(850) 415-6111
1414 Main St Ste 5
Chipley, FL
Tri-County Ymca The
(850) 547-9622
608 W McKinnon Ave
Bonifay, FL
Jordan Richbourg
(850) 814-5452
Panama City, FL
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Aerobics, Body Sculpting
Schedule Type
International Sports Science Association and CPR/AED
Attending college for B.S in Sports Nutrition
General Information
20 years old (trains both men and women)

Robert Avhad
(786) 454-5827
Miami, FL
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Pilates, Body Sculpting, calisthenics workouts
Schedule Type
General Information
31 years old (trains both men and women)

Bonifay Athletic Club
(850) 547-1050
708 W Highway 90
Bonifay, FL
Bonifay Athletic Club
(850) 547-0300
708 W Highway 90
Bonifay, FL
Zumba Basics and Zumba Toning
(850) 596-5770
Railroad Avenue
Chipley, FL
Programs & Services
Zumba and full body weighted workouts
Monday 5:30 pm Tues 6:30pm Thurs 7:30 pm Sat 8:30 AM
Prices and/or Promotions
$5.00 per class or 10 classes for $40.00

William Robinson
(407) 883-1736
Altamonte Springs, FL
Strength Building, Weight Loss, Body Sculpting
Schedule Type
I have over 10 years of fitness experience including time teaching sports and fitness classes at Lincoln University. I also have 5 year of experience as a college cross country and track coach.
General Information
36 years old (trains both men and women)

Shona Carcary
(813) 453-1782
Tampa, FL
Strength Building, Weight Loss, Aerobics, Body Sculpting
Schedule Type
American Council on Exercise The American Academy of Sports Dietitians and Nutritionists
Trained teacherGroup fitness instructorPersonal TrainerCoachNutrition Specialist/Manager
General Information
45 years old (trains female only)



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.


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


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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