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09
03
2019

Meet Becky

Up this month: one of the Solon Catalyst originals. In our first couple of years, we tested the waters in Solon with summer sessions of Kettlebells in the Park before finding more permanent shelter at St. Mary’s and later the community center. In that original group was Becky Bell. We were thr...

06
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...

09
11
2018

How Do You Get Up? Let Me Count the Ways…

Want to get stronger? Mobility-challenged? Limited time? No space? Lacking equipment? Warming up? Looking for a reset within a workout? Cooling down? Trying to improve your balance? Looking for the perfect streaker challenge? Cue Techtronic…you know you want this stuck in your head. And get up! For...