Finally found my way to the training
part of WW.
I feel the same(but I do have a coach), but what I have learnt is, there is a lot of people out there that just need a coach, they just need someone to say something so he/she feels they must do it. Ive know people that studied Sport Med and still need someone to tell them what to do.
Coaches can provide motivation, even to the motivated. In addition, a good coach (where to find one)? Can save years of self-teaching -- I wish I knew what I knew know 5-6 years ago
This is so true! I didn't grow up in a sports family and only started very actively at a bit older age, and went in competition at the age of 22. The first year was really bad, though tests told me I was talented enough to perform better in races... thus I decided to find a coach, a good one.
Ever since everything went better and better. It saves me a lot of time, not only to find out what is best for me, but also to make my program. I contact him daily and share my opinions, doubts,... He does lactic tests with me, goes with me to training seminars if I ask him, selections the literature that is interesting. And I always discuss his decisions, because I want to know the reasons and the scientific background of the training methods.
Really, going to find a personal coach is one of the best decisions I made in cycling (apart from doing competition and joining WW