Catalyst 4 Fitness

Nutrition

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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Easy Ways to Not Gain Weight During the Holidays

The holidays are here! You don’t need me to tell you about all of the food and drink that will be everywhere you go, tempting you to over-indulge every day until you can no longer button your pants or see your feet. There are easy ways to not gain weight[…]

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