Gretchen and Keri are founders and trainers at System of Strength, a gym with three locations across Columbus including Grandview, Dublin, and Clintonville! System of Strength was founded with a focus on getting back to the basics and building a community of “inspiring, like-minded badasses”.
(00:00:00) The Conquering Columbus Startup Package
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(00:01:00) The SunDown Group
(00:01:25) Voice Metrics
(00:02:25) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:03:15) Conquering Columbus Intro
(00:04:10) Introduction to Gretchen Dusseau and Keri Croft from System of Strength
(00:06:30) Gretchen’s childhood and upbringing
(00:07:30) Keri’s childhood and upbringing
(00:08:30) What drew you both to health and fitness? (Keri)
(00:09:30) What drew you both to health and fitness? (Gretchen)
(00:10:45) What jobs did you have and how did your career unfold, leading up to System of Strength? (Gretchen)
(00:14:15) What jobs did you have and how did your career unfold, leading up to System of Strength? (Keri)
(00:17:15) How and when Gretchen and Keri met each other, Stranger Danger
(00:18:45) Taking System of Strength from ideation to creation
(00:22:00) The first year of System of Strength
(00:24:00) What made (and continues to make) System of Strength different from everything else?
(00:27:20) Scaling while continuing to build a community
(00:33:55) What exactly is System of Strength and is it for everyone?
(00:37:45) How do you get started with System of Strength?
(00:39:00) Just show up and suck…
(00:42:20) What does the future look like for System of Strength?
(00:44:30) Entering new markets
(00:46:40) Live Uncomfortably (Gretchen)
(00:47:55) Live Uncomfortably (Keri)
(00:50:20) Closing remarks
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(00:50:50) The SunDown Group
(00:51:15) Voice Metrics
(00:52:15) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:52:45) Conquering Columbus Outro