By: 24Life

Movement

Best Foot Forward

They gave Marilyn Monroe her trademark wiggle. They made the opening scene in Saturday Night Fever. And they are essential to...

Movement

How Much Exercise Do You Need?

Laughter may be the best medicine, and you can’t get too much of it. But we don’t always feel that way...

Mindset

Moved by Music

Whether it’s Zumba’s infectious world beats or the hip-hop that Olympian Michael Phelps prefers, your workout playlist works for you on...

Movement

Find Your (Dynamic) Balance

Dynamic balance, which we explained in a previous post, helps us catch the long bomb, boogie with our grandkids, and stay...

Movement

The Science of Not Falling Down

Officially, balance is the control of the postural equilibrium required for optimal performance of the human body. Less officially, we think...

Movement

Three Ways Group Training Makes You Healthier

The miles and time seem to pass more quickly, you push yourself a little harder just to see if you can...

Mindset

Choosing Change, Every Day

“Change” is a word we often connect with fear. After all, if we don’t choose to change, we don’t have to...

FlexibilityMovement

Does Stretching Get Results?

Instant. The fitness holy grail. We hear miracle diet, insta-slim pills and six-pack abs in six weeks—and the clincher: scientifically proven....

Flexibility

Warm-up: Dynamic Flexibility

We stretched our definition of flexibility to include the concept of dynamic flexibility—controlled movement through a joint’s range of motion. This...

Mindset

Why Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work

Have you ever purchased a self-help book, attended a seminar, or watched a video where the presenter shared techniques such as...

Game Changers

Change the Story, Change Your Mindset

A fitness enthusiast and mom of three rocked the Internet when she posted a photo of herself captioned, “No excuses.” The...

FlexibilityMovement

Stretch Your Definition of Flexibility

When you think flexibility, images of ballerinas, gymnasts and yogis probably spring to mind. But flexibility isn’t just for those who...

Mindset

Playing the Imitation Game: Success through Modeling

Amanda would love to be more fit than she is. A trainer at her gym suggests a particular group class, but...

Mindset

Reach Your Goals with The Creativity Fix

One month down. Wouldn’t it be great to say that we are all one month closer to our new dream? According...

Game Changers

Mindset: It’s More than You Think

They might be with your car keys that you’re pretty sure you tossed on the kitchen counter when you got home....

Movement

HIIT: What it is, what it’s NOT and 5 reasons to care

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) programs have exploded in popularity in recent years. In fact, the American College of Sports Medicine...

Movement

Total-body strength to shred fat

Improving body composition doesn’t need hours of mindless cardio. It does, however, require a quick science lesson. When using multi-directional movement...

Lifestyle

Look ma, no hands

There’s a two-bar music sting, then a friendly female voice says: “Auto driving.” And we are. Welcome to the future where...

Lifestyle

Luxury bootcamps

Bootcamps are normally a way for the seriously committed to reboot their fitness program or to shed a few pounds, and...

Nourishment

Healthy Spanish tapas

Famed master Spanish chef Miguel Maestre shares some of his favorite recipes.

Movement

Train your body as one muscle

Multi-directional movement patterns are the new favorite with trainers and fitness professionals. Why? Backed by solid scientific rationale, they recruit all...

Movement

Tone and tighten with sandbells

Gone are the days when strength training programs focused on one major muscle group at a time. Savvy trainers now know...

Game Changers

It’s all about the bass

Think about the last great workout you had. Not just a good one, but a truly great one. A workout in...

Movement

Recovery & regeneration: the missing link

What if we told you that it could take you an entire week to completely recover from your beloved bootcamp or...

Game Changers

Become an Atlas Warrior

Obstacle course racing is America’s fastest growing sport and it’s not hard to see why: the hill running, walls, slippery slopes,...