Author archive: Catalyst Strength
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02
2019

Survival of the February

February is the longest month of the year. Shiny new year resolutions dull, pretty Christmas snow grays, mornings are still cold and dark, cabin fever sets in, and my failings seem to glaringly outnumber my wins. Not surprisingly, SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) is often the worst for many this mo...

31
12
2018

Meet Emy

Full disclosure: I’ve been an Emy Williams fan since I watched her coach the first Solon XC meet I attended years ago (because what’s not to love about a XC coach?!). And later she survived (and even inspired) my hard-to-please middle child as her 3rd grade teacher. That’s enough t...

13
12
2018

Let Go

Full disclosure, I am sitting at my computer, with a glass of wine, looking for wise words of wisdom to pass along to you as we are now knee deep into this holiday season.  Maybe its the wine (ok, I’m only a sip in) or maybe pure desperation, but I have decided to just let go. I’ve decided this will...

03
09
2018

Meet Hudson

If you’ve found the motivation to get to early morning Monday classes, you’ve likely had the pleasure of working out with Hudson Ludvigson. His dry sense of humor and quiet commentary help make Mondays survivable, and even enjoyable. As a student of strength, I especially appreciate his...

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06
2018

Meet Michelle

Michelle Lyons challenges all of our preconceived notions about elementary music teachers. Her stereotypical soft-spoken, lyrical, smooth voice is the perfect cover for the fiercest competitor in the room. We love that she comes to each class willing to try new things, attempt new weights, and accep...