Catalyst 4 Fitness

Fitness

Endurance Athlete Nutrition

I write my own articles, maintain my website, and post on social media. However there are times when I come across another trainer’s article that I want to share with you. This is such an example  – Endurance Athlete Nutrition. Both Nancy Clark and I publish articles in the American[…]

Read More »

Resistance Training or Aerobic Exercise

Now that the weather is getting nice, you may be tempted to forgo your resistance training and head outdoors for some aerobic exercise in the fresh air.  But beware:  if you give up your resistance training, you will be giving up more than you bargained for. Why Resistance Train? Resistance[…]

Read More »

Weight Loss Goal

Spring is a time of new beginnings.  If you haven’t been working consistently on your fitness and health this winter, your body may be struggling. It’s hard to make a new start when you feel sluggish and discouraged. My role is to guide you from today’s reality to you reaching[…]

Read More »

Train Smarter Not Harder

There are few things as exciting as new clients eager to make serious lifestyle changes and make up for lost time in their quest to get fit and healthy.  Their motivation and passion are contagious, and watching transformations is one of the most fulfilling aspects of being a trainer. But[…]

Read More »

How to Find a Qualified Personal Trainer

You’ve decided you want to change your body for the better and now you have to discover how to find a qualified personal trainer.   Location. You want to work with a personal trainer who either comes to your home or work, or who has a studio that is near[…]

Read More »

Training Smart

This article was originally written for and published in the American Academy of Health and Fitness’ Gamut of Life. Nearly every day we are faced with the question of how hard to push our clients. We consider their medical histories, their physical histories, their personalities, what’s currently going on in[…]

Read More »

Maximum Heart Rate: Women are Not the Same as Men

This article was originally written for and published in the American Academy of Health and Fitness’ Gamut of Life. The Greek philosopher Heraclitus, as interpreted by Plato, held that the only thing constant is change.  A current example of this in the health and fitness industry is how to accurately[…]

Read More »

Recipes for Good Health

This article was originally written for and published in the American Academy of Health and Fitness’ Gamut of Life. As personal trainers, we work hard to gain the trust of our clients with the fitness programs we create, but our responsibility expands further into their lives.  Good nutrition is an[…]

Read More »

Make Time To Exercise

If you want to do something, you will find a way. Follow these 7 ways to make time to exercise. 1 – Schedule your time spent on facebook, twitter, pinterest and other social media.  For instance, only log in twice a day, and limit it to 20 minutes each. 2[…]

Read More »