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Eating and Exercise Disorders and Athletes - Coach Cathy Barry - Head Coach Eclipse Track & Field

Eating and Exercise Disorders in Sports Sports and athletics are a great way to build self-esteem, promote physical conditioning, and demonstrate the value of teamwork, and sets a foundation for lifelong physical activity. However, not all athletic stressors are positive. The pressure to win and an emphasis on body weight and shape can create a toxic combination. Athletic competition can also be a factor contributing to severe psychological and physical stress. When the press

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