Find fitness and more at NL’s CrossFit Philia
By Jen Moore
North Liberty Leader
NORTH LIBERTY- In Denise Barnhouse’s words, at some point, “a gym becomes a ‘gym.’”
The warm, welcoming smiles and greetings that often accompany a gym’s opening start to fade, and it morphs into that stereotypical notion of a bunch of nameless, faceless people who come in –or don’t come in- do their workouts, and leave when they’re done.
Denise and her husband, Ian, wanted to change that.