Archive for category: Catalyst Strength
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10
2017

They Say It’s Her Birthday!!

Let me open this with the most important statement of today… HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEPH!! This is YOUR blog post! For those of you that don’t know, Steph stays on top of making sure that we have a blog post  every couple of weeks. This poor woman has to stay on top of me to make sure that I actually get o...

02
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...

21
09
2017

Get a Grip

Who remembers these in their parents (or grandparents’) kitchen drawers? I may or may not have my own hiding in the depths of a kitchen utensil drawer somewhere.  While being able to open a jar of pickles or maraschino cherries at will definitely impacts quality of life, few of us consider how...

01
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...

09
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...