18 posts

Rory Coyne

What are you training for… When I began training at S&U, I was training to row a marathon. I completed that on May 4th (~3 hours 17 mins). Now I strength train for general health and fitness. What do you do with Strive & Uplift is… I do open gym […]

Devin Gaan

I’m training for…My goal is big butt, no gut! But seriously, I come to get stronger and get into an overall better physical condition! What I do with Strive & Uplift is…Just gym access though there are courses I’m interested in. My favorite thing about training at Strive & Uplift […]

Cathy Wickwire

I’m training for… I thought I was just training to be a fit middle aged lady, but it turned out that I was training for the Seattle Half Marathon Run last November. I ran it with my niece, Ana (pictured with me), and finished it in 2:22:00, which was in […]

Lindsey Warren-Shriner

I’m training for… I’m training to be active: I love hiking, skiing, biking, and competing in the occasional triathlon. After dealing with some ongoing hip issues, I knew I needed to build a stronger foundation but hadn’t been able to do it consistently on my own. I joined the gym […]

Kayle Armstrong

I’m training for… Myself! I want to be as strong as I believe I am. What I do with Strive & Uplift is… I am part of the morning crew that regularly attends. The class size isn’t overwhelming for me and the people are great. I never feel guilty if […]

Ian Joslin

What are you training for? In general I am training to be a more well-rounded athlete, and to be as balanced as possible in my strength and ability.  I’ve always enjoyed team sports including soccer, which I still play regularly, as well as ultimate and basketball in the past. I love […]

Fiona Cahill

I’m training for… I’m training for a range of things like hiking and dancing but mostly to be able to run around on a field and chase a frisbee. I started class-training when I needed to rehab from a number of hip injuries a couple of years ago and it’s […]

Aiza Abelon

I’m training for… Climbing, ultimate, mountaineering, prehab, eating good food, and sleeping well. What I do with Strive & Uplift is… I pick things (and sometimes myself) up and put things down, sometimes I swing them around. Whatever Coach Bertle tells me to do because she knows what I want […]

Pat Holland

Pat is training for ultimate, participating in courses and using the gym on his own

Tim Everson

Tim is an Olympic lifter who uses gym access