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Transformed and Renewed, Riley is Prepared for the Job

Spring is coming and for many seasonal companies, that marks either the start or end of their busy season. For Matt Riley, owner of an asphalt maintenance company, it marks the start of the season. And this year, rather than dreading the months of work to come, Matt will be ready.  He spent the winter […]

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Record-setting 2024 College Signing Day – PowerStrength Edition

National signing day is the seminole moment in a high school athlete’s prep career. This is when high school seniors officially make their college commitment to continue their academic and athletic careers.  It’s a milestone achievement for athletes, parents, coaches, and their school programs as it marks years of dedication, hard work, and sacrifice – […]

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Non-Gym-Goer Shaves Off 20 years and 40lbs, Gets Off Meds

Teresa Pillars was a type 2 diabetic. She had knee pain, back pain, shoulder pain, and plantar fasciitis. A year of physical therapy did nothing to help her. Every week she had a standing appointment with a chiropractor. Temporary relief, sure, but the pain would always return. Teresa was in her late 50s, and unable […]

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Volleyball Players Elevate at PowerStrength

West Michigan is known for its volleyball prowess. From high school, to club, to college, the area has produced some top talent in the sport. This will continue as evidenced by a young group of athletes that are elevating their game at PowerStrength Training Systems (PSTS) in Jenison. For Lexi Armstrong, Ava Bush-Nelson, Rylee Paddock, […]

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Dad, Former Submariner, Returns to “Fighting Weight” at PowerStrength

David Grundy spent five years in the U.S. Navy where he was a Submariner. His “fighting weight,” as he refers to it, back in his military days was 215-pounds.  When asked if he was fit when he was in the Navy, David responded: “Absolutely!” Nearly 17 years after he left the military, David was more […]

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Early Start Leads to Big Wins for VanSolkema

Playing varsity football as a freshman is tough to do anywhere. Camren VanSolkema did it at South Christian High School which, at the start of his ninth grade year, had won three state championships and had made the playoffs in four straight seasons. Not only was Cam starting for the varsity as a freshman, but […]

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Local Mom Finds Comfort, Results at PowerStrength

As a mother of two, Michelle Fox had understandable reservations about joining a gym. She tried a few things in the past, a couple classes at the YMCA, but nothing stuck. Nothing seemed to be the right fit. After her 11-year-old son, Jacob, started at PowerStrength Training Systems (PSTS) in the 5th-8th grade program – […]

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From Cut to All-State – Consistency Transforms Simonson

Ace Simonson was a soccer player as a youth. “I could never make the team,” the Forest Hills Eastern junior said about his soccer experience. Like any competitor would, Ace found another sport. “I made a switch to football,” Simonson said. “I wanted to be bigger, stronger, and faster so my dad enrolled me at […]

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Abbey Kimball Earns Division 1 Scholarship To MSU Basketball

Sacrifice Earns Reward Picture this. You are standing at the free throw line in a crowded gymnasium. The sweat drips down your face and all eyes are on you to sink the shot. You take a deep breath and release the ball from your fingertips – it hits the rim and rolls on its edge, […]

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Kade Kostus 5-Star Transformation

Kade Kostus, a recent 2022 graduate of Rockford High School, made it his mission to enter his freshman football season at Central Michigan University as prepared as possible. After an incredible training period at PowerStrength Training Systems… …Mission Accomplished. Kade is one of the most driven athletes to come through PowerStrength. To achieve the kind […]

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