Archive for category: Training
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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...

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...

22
01
2018

You Don’t Know Squat…or Do You?

Ever been told you shouldn’t squat or that it’s bad for your knees? Did you ask if you should also skip sitting in chairs or on the toilet? Fact: We all CAN and DO squat in our daily lives. Yes, it might be the least sexy move at the gym, but love it or hate it, we all need to maintain it so we don’...

21
09
2017

Get a Grip

Who remembers these in their parents (or grandparents’) kitchen drawers? I may or may not have my own hiding in the depths of a kitchen utensil drawer somewhere.  While being able to open a jar of pickles or maraschino cherries at will definitely impacts quality of life, few of us consider how...