By: 24Life

Game Changers

Fit for Impact: How One Woman Is Working Toward Walking On Her Own

Diagnosed with a neurological disease called hereditary spastic paraplegia, 24 Hour Fitness San Leandro Sport Gym member Debra Kerr relied heavily...

Movement

Three Glute-Shaping Moves That Aren’t Glute Bridges

Any trainer worth his or her salt will tell you that to build a strong behind, you should definitely incorporate glute...

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Workout: Total Body Upgrade

This high intensity training workout focuses on high reps and multi-directional movement so that you feel the burn—and feed your brain.

Movement

This 45-Minute Summer Strength Workout Will Leave You Feeling Powerful—and Sweaty

Summertime and the livin’ is easy—but that doesn’t mean the workouts should be. In fact, we’d argue that your workouts should...

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Learning to Struggle Well With Dr. Kevin Gilliland

Dr. Kevin Gilliland suggests we stop looking for the easy button and instead learn how to struggle “well” to enjoy a life worth living.

Nourishment

Nutrition Tips From Tone It Up’s Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn

Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn, the founders of the fitness community phenomenon Tone It Up, say that it’s always a good...

Game Changers

Fit for Impact: How to Find Your Dream Job With Kersti Valerian, Head of Talent Acquisition at 24 Hour Fitness

What does it look like when leaders in a fitness organization get fit for impact? 24Life sat down with Kersti Valerian,...

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Six Tips for Becoming a Better Employee

While higher education does a great job teaching technical skills, few institutions offer courses on how to be a good employee....

Regeneration

Three Recovery Poses to Revitalize Your Tissues

Passive recovery is just as important to a health, wellness and fitness routine as resistance training, good nutrition and sleep. Tiffany...

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Seven Wellness Strategies for Seven Days of the Week

So you’ve got your fitness routine covered, but what about the rest of your wellness? What are you purposefully doing for...

Game Changers

Fit for Impact: Jessica Adams, Senior Manager of Learning and Development at 24 Hour Fitness

What does it look like when leaders in a fitness organization get fit for impact? 24Life sat down with Jessica Adams,...

Mindset

These Two Women Challenged Fate by Putting Their Health First

What happens when life throws you a curveball? For Christa Mortimore, a personal trainer, and April Staubs, a member at 24...

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Rebalance and Strengthen With These Three Yoga Moves From Tiffany Cruikshank

Many people view a yoga practice as a stretching session. And while yoga is a great way to stretch and strengthen...

Movement

For an Instructor and Two Members, One Class Turned into a Turbocharged Friendship

You know the feeling you get at a concert when that one song comes on and everyone in the building seems...

Movement

Kim Moore Gets Fit and More, From Her Zumba Class

GX24 instructor Kim Moore says she’s always been very athletic—and indeed, she’s had a well-rounded regimen, including team sports and dance....

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Six Moves for Better Posture and More Confidence From Ariel Kiley

Walking around with slouched-over shoulders and poor posture not only can make you feel weak on the inside, but it also...

Game Changers

Jillian Michaels Steps Up for Global Crisis

Jillian Michaels was hacking the factors of aging when 24Life last caught up with her in January. Now the fitness trailblazer...

Mindset

How to Get Smitten, Not Bitten, This Summer With Ariel Kiley

Ariel Kiley, co-author of “Smitten: The Way of the Brilliant Flirt,” has some tips for flirting and even falling in love—without getting burned this summer.

Movement

Athletic Stretch

An athletic stretch incorporates rotation and shifting your weight to extend your range of motion, increase your flexibility and challenge your stability.

Lifestyle

Five Tips for Tough Conversations With Your Partner

Conflict between romantic partners is normal. Discord only becomes a problem when you avoid confrontation. Letting issues fester creates anxiety and,...

Movement

24 Ways to Use an Inflatable Ball in Your Workouts

The graphite Coregeous ball is an inflatable air-filled sponge ball with a unique soft-stretchy “skin” that can be used to massage...

Regeneration

Doc Jen’s Six Mobility Moves That Can Be Done Anywhere

When you plan your upcoming week of workouts (because we all know pre-planning your workouts is the key to success!), you...

Game Changers

Yoga as Medicine—for the World

Tiffany Cruikshank, creator of Yoga Medicine and featured in 24Life, is paving the way for ancient Eastern insight and modern Western...

Mindset

Trainer, Client: Change Your Mind, Change Your Health

If anyone knows how to take a life-shattering event and claw, climb and fight their way back from it, it’s Victoria...

MindsetRegeneration

Fitness Kept This Teacher and Student Alive

In 2011, high-school teacher Colin Gregory suffered a traumatic brain injury and severe spinal injuries in a work-related incident that left...

Mindset

Eight Tips for Making and Keeping Workplace Goals

Goals not only serve as guideposts along your career path but also are tools for motivation and evaluation. As such, setting...

Nourishment

Slim Down for Summer With Tips From Jorge Cruise

Summer is right around the corner—the weather is warming up, and pretty soon, it’ll be shorts and swimsuit season. We asked...

Mindset

Deepen Your Personal Connections in Five Steps

Humans are social creatures wired for connection. A single, meaningful interaction with a close confidant can boost your immune system and...

Movement

Doc Jen’s Nine Essential Moves to Increase Mobility

For many of us, whether we realize it or not, mobility is a major issue. We sit at our desks for eight (or more) hours a day, hunched over a screen, stressed out and exhausted.

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Anytime Total-Body and Core Workout

This total-body workout delivers all types of strength and core moves you can do anytime, even when your days are packed with summer activities.