Personal Training by Appointment Only • Forest Hill, MD 21050 • Tel: 443-567-9740
where strength meets science
custom programming focused on the pursuit of optimal movement. Progress driven by trackable metrics.
Our approach to the discipline is simple. Move well.
Whether that means we're factoring in a site specific injury, correcting an imbalance, or building upon a solid foundation, each client's programming is ultimately tailored to achieve proper movement patterns. Data is continually collected, informing next steps and adjustments.
At iron athletics, Every exercise has a greater purpose.
strength & conditioning
MOBILITY & flexibility
POWER & olympic lifting
speed & power development
Since 2012, Iron Athletics has become Harford County’s premiere strength gym. Founded by Steve Mattheu, a Maryland native and an established Strongman competitor, he strives to give his clientele a place to build strength, increase mobility, improve performance, and gain the knowledge needed to train for life.
With extensive experience as a trainer and formal education in Exercise Science, his 'modus operandi’- “Form First” - stems from his background in biomechanics and passion for maximizing performance at any age, through any injury. With progressive programming customized to each athlete’s goals, and alternative equipment not found at other gyms, Iron Athletics is the leading private personal training facility in the greater Baltimore area.
Mattheu won the North American Strongman Nationals title in 2009, and has placed in the top 3 in 20 of the 22 Strongman competitions he's competed, often out-performing competitors in the weight class above him. Steve took first place in Maryland's Strongest Man in three different weight classes, and is undefeated in North American Strongman qualifiers in the 200lb division.