Author archive: Steph Hoeper

Strong for Life

At Catalyst Strength we prioritize…you guessed it…strength. We believe in strong bodies, strong minds, strong souls, and strong bonds with each other. We can proselytize (did you see that big word?!) all day long about this, but we’re going to cheat a little bit in this post and le...


Trading Resolutions for Reality

So now that the shininess of the new fitness gadget, clothes, diet, or workout may have worn off, where does that leave you for the rest of 2017?  With lots of realistic options, actually! Life is cyclical, why wouldn’t your fitness goals be the same? They don’t all have to start on January 1, and y...


Go Hard? Or Go Home?

Ever struggled through a workout? For most of us, the answer is yes. We’ve all heard and applied the phrases “Go hard or go home” or “No pain, no gain.” I used to love these. They got me through interval workouts, up steep hills, and to the finish line on long runs. Then I turned 40. The number prob...


Nutrition Advice EVERYONE Can Follow

When should I eat? How much should I eat? Is it good to be hungry? Or will I overeat if I get too hungry? Am I getting enough protein? What happens if I get too much protein? Should I fast? Or is it a sin to skip breakfast? Confused about nutrition? Join the club! These are all legitimate questions,...