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Teaching and learning
When I began doing Cathe Workouts
How I found out about Cathe Workouts
Shape magazine review of Step 'n Motion 3 (my first Cathe workout!)
Why I love doing Cathe Workouts
Challenging, motivating, effective
Where I work out most often
Other Workout DVDs that I own
about 300 DVD's, too many to name! (and I can't count how many I've owned since I started using them in 1992--including about 10 other Cathe workouts--that I've subsequently gotten rid of).
My Fitness Goals
To remain fit and active as I age
To exchange some fat for muscle
My Success Story
Nothing predisposed me to being an active, fit and healthy person. I was the kind of kid to sit for hours in front of the TV rather than go outside to play, and to be forced to eat my veggies instead of filling up on chips and candy.
Through grade school and high school, I was usually the last chosen for teams in Phy Ed class (what a horrible tradition that is: let the popular/athletic kids pick teams, and stimatize those who aren't as physically fit, rather than helping them find a way to be so). My diet was heavy into junk food, and I looked at 'dark' bread and healthy foods with distain, while using sugar as a condiment for almost anything I could think of (tomatoes, celery sticks, grapefruit, oranges...).
My senior year in high school had me afloat in alcohol and junk food (for those munchies).
After graduation, I started to become more interested in healthy eating. In the fall of 1976, when I started undergrad, I decided to go vegetarian--for the animals--after reading a