Catalyst 4 Fitness

Nutrition

Delicious Easy Healthy Recipes

Eating right is key to getting the body you want, to performing your best in the gym and everywhere else, and having energy throughout the day. An easy way to accomplish this is to incorporate protein powder into your diet. All protein powders are not the same however. Muscle Provider and[…]

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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[…]

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MyFitnessPal Fail

A friend of mine recently called me and asked for help. She had been using MyFitnessPal for months and months, and was frustrated with not reaching any of her goals. I let her vent and tell me everything she wanted to achieve, and how upset she felt. She also shared[…]

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Calorie Counts On Menu – Stop This Foolishness

I shook my head in disbelief when, in 2010, Congress passed a law requiring restaurants, groceries, and convenience store chains with more than 20 locations to post calorie counts for all restaurant-type foods on their menus, display boards, and digital kiosks. It didn’t become effective until May 2018 though, partially[…]

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The Best Salt

Sea salt sounds exotic, doesn’t it?  Therefore it must be better for you than regular table salt, right? What about kosher salt?  It must be healthier too, right? Truth be told, the best salt to use isn’t necessarily the one that is in the news or has a catchy name.[…]

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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[…]

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Effects of Sugar

The warm breezes of spring mean that Easter is around the corner!  After the heavy colors of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day, the bright, cheerful colors of spring are a welcome sight.  But the cheerful colors are not limited to flowers and eggs.  There is no escaping the onslaught of[…]

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Fast Food Nutrition

Got Corn? This is a copy of a post from Mike Geary, a certified personal trainer, certified nutrition specialist and author.  He tells us the truth about fast food nutrition. Here goes… Did you realize that when you eat a typical meal at a Fast Food joint, that you are[…]

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How Much Protein

How much protein do you need to gain muscle? The answer to this seemingly straightforward question is complicated to say the least. Think of asking 10 people what their favorite color is. You will probably get 10 different answers. Let’s start with explaining what will likely happen if you don’t[…]

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Foods to Avoid

When I began writing this, I intended to title it the “Worst 5 Foods” but there were so many foods and meals from restaurants, desserts, drinks, and side dishes that my list was nearly endless. Instead, I decided to group some general foods together, although I do use a few[…]

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