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Weight Training Gyms Sterling Heights MI

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Tommy Mack
(248) 854-5468
Sterling Heights, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Aerobics, Spin, Kick Boxing, Body Sculpting, Boxing
Schedule Type
ACE-CPT, CSCS, BS
Education
BS degree in Exercise Science with a background in Sports Medicine and rehab.Certified through ACE and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through NSCA.Certified in Indoor Cycling through Schwinn.Licensed Pro Boxer
General Information
30 years old (trains both men and women)

Keegan Malloch
(586) 719-9132
Mount Clemens, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Yoga, Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Calistentics
Schedule Type
American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer American Red Cross Certified CPR/AED
Education
ACE Certified Personal TrainerAbdominal Fitness classesBoot Camp Fitness ClassesPump It Up Body Fitness ClassesYoga ClassesNutritionCPR/AED Certified
General Information
26 years old (trains both men and women)

Joel Stempien
(248) 496-0075
Birmingham, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Kick Boxing, Body Sculpting
Schedule Type
American Council of Exercise CPR/AED
Education
Bachelor degree in businessCertified by American Council of ExerciseCertified by American Red CrossTaking physical therapy classes
General Information
40 years old (trains both men and women)

John Zilli
(248) 790-4472
West Bloomfield, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Weight Loss, Kick Boxing, Body Sculpting, Massage Therapy
Schedule Type
ISSA certified USMTA certified CPR and First Aid
Education
Wayne State University Physical EducationInternational Sports Science Association Certified Personal Trainer/Strength and Conditioning SpecialistSchool of Alternative Healing Certified Massage Therapist3rd degree Black Belt Korean KarateThai boxing (Muay Thai) Certified Instructor
General Information
42 years old (trains both men and women)

ANGELA KIELAR
(248) 488-9830
Farmington, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Yoga, Pilates, Spin, Kick Boxing, Body Sculpting, zumba
Schedule Type
Experience•1990–present •CERTIFIED Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise Level 4 •REGISTERED Yoga Teacher with the Nationally Recognized Yoga Alliance •MEMBER of the Yoga Association of Greater Detroit •CERTIFIED Golf Conditioning Specialist •CERTIFIED Kickboxing Instructor •CERTIFIED Pilates Core Conditioning Instructor •CERTIFIED Johnny G Spinning Coach •CERTIFIED Senior Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor
Education
Education1983University of Michiganlevel five ACE trainer
General Information
52 years old (trains both men and women)

Perfect Personal Training
(877) 698-3648
Troy, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Exercise science principles taug
Schedule Type
ACE, NASM, ACSM, Cooper Institute, NESTA, NETA, NSCA and college degrees in exercise, kinisiology, movement science, and other related fields.
Education
Our trainers are degreed in exercise science or related health fields, in addition to holding only the BEST, accredited certifications. We accept fewer than 1% of applicants because we take only the best of the best when it comes to selecting personal trainers. True science & health industry guidelines make your experience with us far more efficient than anywhere else!
General Information
35 years old (trains both men and women)

Jordan Gruppen
(248) 670-1358
Troy, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Yoga, Body Sculpting, Group Training, Golf
Schedule Type
NASM - Certified Personal Trainer NSCA - Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist First Aid/CPR Liscensed in Precision Nutrition System
Education
Bachelors of Exercise Science from Spring Arbor University. Currently in Master''s Program Online through Ohio University.
General Information
28 years old (trains both men and women)

Toria Lee
(888) 999-6939
Auburn Hills, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Body Sculpting, Functional Training
Schedule Type
American College of Sports Medicine - Certified Personal Trainer Wellcoaches, Incorporated - Certified Wellcoach American Heart Association for Heartsaver CPR, First Aid and AED for infants, children and adults American Council on Exercise - Certified Weight Management Consultant:
Education
Toria’s professional mission is to inspire and empower people to discover their unique magnificence, achieve optimal wellness & enjoy abundance in every aspect of life; To educate and motivate individuals, worksites & congregations to safely and effectively improve overall fitness, wellness and productivity for themselves and their families, thru encouragement, inspiration, goal setting, personalized exercise prescriptions, nutritional programming, wellness coaching and educational seminars.
General Information
44 years old (trains both men and women)

Todd Coburn
(248) 798-4400
West Bloomfield, MI
Specialty
Strength Building, Body Building, Weight Loss, Yoga, Pilates, Aerobics, Spin, Kick Boxing, Body Sculpting, Dramatic Weight Loss
Schedule Type
We have a team of certified personal trainers that are highly skilled and best of all get you results.
Education
Along with ACE, IFFA, FIRST AID, BS Natural Health and we also have a team of doctors, specialist, chiropractors, nutritionists and many other professionals helping build this awesome program. This is something to involve yourself in if you are looking to shed those pounds fast!!
General Information
37 years old (trains both men and women)

Curves Sterling Heights
4192 - 15 Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI
 

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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