Author archive: Catalyst Strength
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10
2017

Meet Melissa

Cara and I have known (and laughed with) Melissa through three gyms, and we were thrilled when she completed her StrongFirst certification in 2015 to move from student to instructor at Catalyst. She tells it like it is and knows her stuff…especially those get ups. If you’ve been lucky en...

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08
2017

Meet Mary Jo!

No matter at which location or time you find Catalyst, chances are, you’ve met Mary Jo. She’s fortunate enough to live almost halfway between our North Liberty and Solon locations, but currently she spends most of her workouts with the Solon A.M. classes. Upon starting, she reminded me t...

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06
2017

Meet Anne!

Product of Woodstock, occupational therapist by day, and possibly the coolest mom ever, Anne Stupar’s sense of adventure, a ready smile (even at 6:15am!), and a to-die-for pull ups make early mornings in North Liberty worth the wake up call! Read on her favorite strength move, karaoke song of...

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06
2017

Learning to Walk Before You Can Run

Have you ever stopped to think about all of the things you do on a daily basis and what our bodies have to do to make them happen? We often don’t think about bending over to pull weeds out of a garden or carrying the laundry basket full of clothing down the stairs, but all of those daily tasks requi...

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05
2017

Meet Clint!

When he’s not visiting a beach somewhere, you can likely find Clint Mohring working hard (or at the very least doing a good job of faking it) in our Solon evening classes. Clint started at Catalyst a little differently than most of our members. Individual sessions fit better into his schedule,...