Fitness

Can You Get Protein As A Vegan?

While it is becoming easier to get protein as a vegan, there is still a lot of misinformation that can cause confusion and will result in poor nutrition. Nuts, grains, and legumes are touted as protein sources but often times you must eat a really large amount of each to[…]

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The New Corporate Wellness

There is a new corporate wellness expectation that has in part come about as a result of covid-19, and it affects our health and as well as our behaviors. A Brief History of Workplace Wellness 1760 – the Industrial Revolution began and employers were not bound by laws governing the[…]

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Press Release – Catalyst Bar Launches

Cincinnati, Ohio— January 31, 2022 — Sharon Chamberlin, owner of Cincinnati-based Catalyst 4 Fitness, has launched a new line of meal replacement bars called the Catalyst Bar. Chamberlin’s work as a certified personal fitness trainer and nutrition coach led to the creation of the bar. “I realized there is a[…]

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Are Protein Bars Good Meal Replacements?

Are protein bars good meal replacements?   No. Are energy bars good meal replacements? No. [Spoiler Alert: This is exactly why I created the Catalyst Meal Replacement Bar!]  Most of the bars on the market – even those that are popular, have brand recognition, endorsed by celebrities, or sponsored by[…]

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How Much Is A Personal Trainer?

You have tried every diet and exercise video, some twice or more, and you still aren’t happy with your body. You are overweight and feel awful. You are wondering how much is a personal trainer. The answer to this seemingly straight forward question isn’t clear cut. Instead, it’s similar to[…]

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Should I Hire A Personal Trainer?

The fitness landscape has evolved over the past couple of years which has sort of muddied the water, but the question “Should I hire a personal trainer?” is still easy to answer. You want to get in shape. You want to lose weight. You want to tone up. So you[…]

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How to Read the NEW Nutrition Label

Wow! After nearly 20 years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated the nutrition labels on packaged food and drinks. This is everything you need to know so you can read the new nutrition labels, understand the changes, and use them to make informed decisions about your health. Learn[…]

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Pregnancy and Metabolism

This article is copied in its entirety from Jade Teta, and discusses pregnancy weight gain, post-pregnancy weight loss, and how you can control it. It answers many questions that pregnant women have, and can certainly help those who are considering becoming pregnant. The Pregnancy Reset: How Pregnancy Heals The Metabolism[…]

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Ice or Heat?

This is probably one of the most frequently asked questions. Should you use ice or heat to treat your injury? Many of us remember when we younger and RICE was preached by our coaches and trainers. R – RestI – IceC – CompressE – Elevate However, times change and so[…]

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