Catalyst 4 Fitness


Are You New to Group Fitness?

Starting an exercise program can be daunting. To help alleviate some apprehension you or your friends might be feeling, I’m sharing part of an article that the American Council on Exercise recently published about group fitness and how you can make the most of it.  Feel free to forward this[…]

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4 Ways to Maximize Your Gym Time

Follow these steps to maximize your gym time. 1. Your Workout Program. Design your workouts so they are effective and efficient.  Unless you are training for a bodybuilding competition or an endurance event, there is no reason to spend 2 or more hours in a gym every day.  If you[…]

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What Should You Wear to the Gym?

A topic such as this may seem like a no-brainer.  But based on my experience, more people than I care to mention have apparently forgotten the personal appearance and general dress codes that are innate to most of us. With this in mind, what should you wear to the gym? […]

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What Are The Benefits of Boot Camp?

Boot camp is more effective in weight loss than standard cardio because of its structured intervals.  One of the main benefits of boot camp is that you get a lot of results in a short amount of time, and for most people, it’s much more fun than running endlessly on[…]

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Best Time to Exercise

If you exercise, you want to get the maximum benefit, right? In that case, when is the best time to exercise for maximum benefit? 5 a.m.? Noon? 8 p.m.? While there have been many studies measuring a person’s endurance and strength at different times throughout the day, in reality for[…]

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What is Your Push Up Strength?

Do you want to know your push up strength? The numbers come from a study where the participants performed push ups in proper position – with their hands under their shoulders and elbows fully extended, AND…. with a two count on the way down and a two count on the[…]

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