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Lack of Motivation - A Vicious Cycle

Written by Coach Cathy Barry - Head Coach of Eclipse Track & Field Club Inc. In my many years of coaching athletes and teams, I've noticed a disturbing trend in the level and ability of athletes to complete basic fitness exercises and they seem less motivated to engage. Athletes today seem to be less fit than their counterparts were 10, 20 or 30 years ago. Why should this be when today we have more access to sports, we know more than we ever have, we have access to technology

OBESITY AND TODAY’S SOCIETY~ AN EPIDEMIC

Written by Coach Cathy Barry - CEO & Founder of Eclipse Track & Field Club Inc. 13% of the World is Obese: According to the World Health Organization, since 1975 to 2016 worldwide obesity rates have tripled. 1.9 billion adults (yes, billion) are considered overweight, and of these, 650 million are obese. Also extremely shocking is that there are 39 million children under the age of 5 are overweight or obese as of 2020 and 340 million children aged 5-19 were overweight or obe

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

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

The Benefits of Cross Training for Your Sport.

Written by Coach Cathy - Head Coach of the Eclipse Track and Field Club. Too often as parents or coaches and even as athletes, we feel that our kids need to specialize way too young. We feel that the only way for our kids to excel in the sport they are in is to do way more of that sport. While specialization has its benefits down the road, it can also lead to our worst fears as parents - that kids will loose interest in the sport because that's all they have ever known. L

An Interview with Myself - Coach Cathy Barry

Some may call it weird, others may call it interesting but either way what a better way to get to know me? After all, I know myself best. So, here we go, an interview like no other where I ask the hard-hitting questions and then I answer them honestly, baring my soul. Honestly, this may be a bit weird but I think I can handle it. Coach Cathy Barry (The Interviewer) So, before I get into it, let's get to know a bit more about you. Tell us how it all started. Coach Cathy Barry

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