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Coach Cathy Barry - Interview with BACD

Coach Cathy Barry - Head Coach and CEO Eclipse Track & Field Club is a more multifaceted sports performance business dedicated to help athletes of any age share in the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of Track and Field, Running, Athletic Conditioning and Fitness, Team and Speed Development Training. We aim to build the leaders of tomorrow and to help athletes exceed to a newer higher level of success. Our commitment is to provide the best training, knowledge and experien

What's the deal with Intermittent Fasting (IF) - Coach Cathy Barry - Head Coach of Eclipse T&F Club

I must profess that I've always been an "eat everything in moderation, don't eat processed foods and exercise" kind of advocate for weight loss. It goes without saying that if we eat healthy and exercise regularly and keep these two habits consistent we should be able to either maintain weight or even lose a few pounds. So why can't we just stick to what is easy and good for us? Well, that's really a loaded question. We live in the "NOW" society of get me what I want, when

The importance Women Coaches in Sports - Coach Cathy Barry -Head Coach of Eclipse Track & Field Club

Why Women Coaches Matter The statistics for girls and women in sport are overwhelming. There is not one sport where girls and women do not play, excel at or even achieve record breaking performances at. However, the most recent national surveys indicate that female coaches only account for 19% of all coaches. Let’s face it, Women’s sports are here to stay and will undoubtedly continue to grow and maybe even surpass their male counterparts. Having said that, here’s some s

Performance Anxiety - A Silent Killer

Written by Coach Cathy Barry - Head Coach of the Eclipse Track and Field Club. Performance anxiety in our youth today is very real. The problem with performance anxiety is when it causes athlete to disconnect from the sport they once really enjoyed. Let’s face it, anxiety is in all of us and its part of our DNA and emotional character. It's how we process anxiety that makes us all a little different. Anxiety has long been regarded as an "unpleasant" feeling, and anyone suffer

My First Fitness Competition October 2019 - Coach Cathy Barry

Pre-Conceived Ideas: Just because you see something on TV, read about it online doesn't always mean it's always true. Information about Fitness is everywhere—and it can be quite complicated to determine what is fact and what is fiction. Women and strength training have not always been a popular combination, although I suspect and believe wholeheartedly that this trend is definitely shifting in the right direction. However, some women are still holding back, often because of t