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Every fitness program should BEGIN with strength training, not cardio. Muscle is the most metabolically active tissue in our body. The biggest reason that most people suffer from sluggish metabolism is due to loss of muscle. Consider this: We all lose one half to seven-tenths of a pound of muscle per year, after age 20. As women get closer to menopause, this rate doubles, and after age 70, almost all people lose 3 pounds of muscle per year!

By strength training we actually minimize wear and tear and take some of the pressure off our joints because we make the supporting muscles, tendons and ligaments stronger. We also increase our bone density, a definite benefit in preventing osteoporosis. While walking and running help spinal density, a good balanced strength training program helps all of our bones and their surrounding tissues.

To counteract the effect of aging, focus on functional movement, such as bending, pulling, pushing, squatting and twisting. Work the entire back side of the body to prevent poor posture and make sure you hit momentary muscle failure (not being able to perform another rep). The more you can safely lift, the more you help your muscles, joints and your bones.

Maximize your time and your rate of progression, learn proper exercise technique and get motivated! I’ll create a program specific to your needs and goals and help you stay focused and on track.

Functional Fitness Training with Cat Dillon

  • Customized exercise programs targeting strength, flexibility and endurance.
  • Yoga
  • Barre Blend
  • Pilates Mat
Barre Blend Group Class with Cat Dillon at Sweat Co. Studio
Wednesdays at 6:30 pm and Fridays at 12:00

A dynamic whole body sculpting workout like no other!  Barre Blend draws inspiration from dance, Pilates, yoga, and strength training to create an ultra challenging yet safe workout for everyone (including men!). Using the ballet barre, isometric movements, and a variety of props, Barre Blend will help improve postural alignment, strengthen the core and tone the body from head to toe! Barre Blend is an excellent accompaniment to any fitness program. Leave each session with a more graceful, tighter feeling physique. All levels.

Training and classes take place at Vancouver’s Finest…
Sweat Co. Studio

736 Richards Street
Vancouver, BC
V6B 3A4 Canada
(604) 683-7938