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03
07
2018

Best-Laid Plans

I am a sucker for a concrete plan. I love black and white. Nuances freak me out. Give me a 12-week plan with reps, weights, sets, and rest times all specifically defined, and I will blissfully and religiously follow it to greatness…and injury. Best-laid plans…we all know how those turn o...

20
06
2018

Meet Michelle

Michelle Lyons challenges all of our preconceived notions about elementary music teachers. Her stereotypical soft-spoken, lyrical, smooth voice is the perfect cover for the fiercest competitor in the room. We love that she comes to each class willing to try new things, attempt new weights, and accep...

27
05
2018

Bare it all this Summer

One of the many perks of working out at Catalyst is that you don’t need shoes. While this has financial advantages (and simplifies early am fashion choices), working out barefoot has a host of other benefits. Spending more time barefoot can prevent injuries, improve balance and gait, and increase sp...

30
04
2018

Meet Craig

Not long after Roze Murphy became a kettlebell aficionado, her arm candy, Craig, gave bells a try. He’s been an institution at Catalyst since day one, taking breaks here and there for surgery and injury rehab (or maybe just a break from the harassment). Few people take (or dish out) more ribbi...

02
04
2018

bodyweight

There are a million ways to go about gaining strength and tackling our fitness goals or routines. If you are reading this blog you probably already know that we love using and teaching others how to use kettlebells to meet a lot of these goals. There is, however, another tool that we all use and som...