A POUND ICON is a master trainer, as well as an ambassador of our brand, our beliefs, and our mission. They travel the world as an extension of POUND to elevate our united beat, one POUND Pro at a time. They are the educators, the rebels, the humble and electric. With different life and career experiences, personalities and uniqueness, they are the true representation of our BRAND. Let them inspire you, let them MOVE you.


Katie Rowland is an energetic ICON living in Boise, Idaho with her husband and three children. When she found her love for fitness, she jumped in with both feet. Katie has an academic background which includes a degree in Exercise Science, a diverse set of specialty programs, and certifications in Personal Training and Group Fitness. Her first POUND experience was the day that she walked into POUND Pro Training where she instantly fell in love. POUND was the missing piece to help her continue reaching for new heights after breaking through the shell of social anxiety. Katie understands the power that can come from a supportive fitness community and that is her biggest passion as an ICON and fitness enthusiast.

What are your 3 earliest memories in life?
Getting my first cat, Tigger. He was my best friend all through school, moving out after high school, and being there for my kids!
Watching crime shows with my Grandma.
Playing board games with my grandparents.

If you could live in any TV home, what would it be?
Avatar: The Last Airbender! It would be so cool to have element bending in real life.

What’s the first thing you do when you get home from a trip?
Love on my kitty cats.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve received?
“It’s not who you are that holds you back… It’s who you think you’re not.”

If you had two hours left on earth what would you do?
Go to an island with my husband and scuba dive our hearts out.

What activity do you do that makes you feel most like yourself?
Teaching my group fitness classes. When I started teaching, I found myself. I also like hiking, scuba diving, and playing board games with my family.

What’s the best thing that ever happened to you?
Finding my husband early in life. We are high school sweethearts. Can you guess where we met?… “This one time at band camp!”

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