Archive for category: Catalyst Strength
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02
2019

Survival of the February

February is the longest month of the year. Shiny new year resolutions dull, pretty Christmas snow grays, mornings are still cold and dark, cabin fever sets in, and my failings seem to glaringly outnumber my wins. Not surprisingly, SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) is often the worst for many this mo...

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12
2018

Let Go

Full disclosure, I am sitting at my computer, with a glass of wine, looking for wise words of wisdom to pass along to you as we are now knee deep into this holiday season.  Maybe its the wine (ok, I’m only a sip in) or maybe pure desperation, but I have decided to just let go. I’ve decided this will...

04
10
2018

Deadlifts = Overrated?

A quick google search of “deadlift” will pull up hundreds of hits, most of which proclaiming it as the be-all and end-all of strength training. And truthfully, if you’re picking efficient exercises, it’s a pretty good one, considering a conventional deadlift strengthens… Gluteus Maximus: (Butt...

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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...

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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...