By: Robin Rootenberg


Jennifer Finds the Power to Persevere

When the results came back from the biopsy, the news was enough to bring life to a screeching halt: Breast cancer....


With Hard Knocks, Brett Kicks Things Up a Notch

Getting knocked down—and getting back up—has been key to 24 Hour Fitness member Brett Churchill’s career. That’s because Churchill has done...


Gold Medal Inspo Gets Elaine Dancing Again

“If Mary Lou Retton could do it, nothing should stop me, either.” Elaine Hayden never had gymnastic aspirations—she simply loves to...


Injured? Tips For Recovery

Whether you literally hit the ground running because Spring has sprung, or you were overly enthusiastic about returning to the gym,...


Animal Flow Answers the Call for Variety

If you’re not familiar with Animal Flow, creator Mike Fitch knows what you’re thinking. So we asked him to get to...


Make Your Move

If you’re used to setting big, hairy, audacious goals, then 2020 might have put you in the mood for something different...


Weekday Workouts: 24 and More

Resolved to get moving this month? We’ve got every part of you covered with more than two dozen workouts. Created by...


Work Out with Mom or Dad This Week

Active Aging Week starts Monday, October 5, and this year, it seems to have extra significance. People of all ages have...


Restart Your Motivation With These Expert Tips

If COVID-19 has taught us nothing else, it has taught us the challenge and value of listening to ourselves. Perhaps nowhere...


Get That Backyard Bod

If the beach isn’t in your plans just yet, why not go for a backyard bod? Try on some strength, cardio...


NEWS FLASH: Moving to Keep the Peace, a Clue to Anorexia Nervosa and the Music of Coronavirus

Every week, we’re bringing you a roundup of the latest health and wellness news to hit the wire. This week, we...


GX24 Instructor Roget Soukou Sees Who You’ll Become

Roget Soukou played soccer and ran around like all the other kids, and he dreamed of becoming an engineer. He never...


This Team USA Athlete Says Only You Can Stop You

Kelli Vandermoer is game for anything. The 24 Hour Fitness personal trainer, now a member of USA Rowing and a U.S....


Eight Tips For Better Sleep From Fitness Experts

The facts are in: Adequate sleep is crucial to crushing just about any other goal.


Got Goals? Tom Banicky’s Got Your Back

Baseball was Tom Banicky’s sport in college, but it did not take him long to decide on a new path when...


A Personal Trainer Shares Insights From the Set of “Milk Life presents, The Next Olympic Hopeful”

Sam Taylor was working toward a master’s degree in neuroscience when he came to realize that life in the lab was...

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Student and Nationally Ranked Athlete Shines a Light on a Happy, Healthy Life With HIV

Lucas Courtney has all the evidence of a promising future; he’s a nationally ranked wrestler and hardworking college sophomore who shares...


Glenn Payne Gets Your Goal—And Wants You to Do One Thing

Glenn Payne is a Fitness Manager at 24 Hour Fitness Alta Dena Sport and he’s also a GX24 instructor. His professional...


Fit for Fame: Midland

With such a good-natured, all-ages fan base, it might be surprising that Midland is a such a recent phenomenon.


Dr. Susanne Bennett Says Kimchi Is Key to a Vibrant Life

Take care of the millions of bacteria in your gut and they will take care of you.

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GX24 Instructor Cat Brewer: Raising Awareness for Access to Entertainment

24 Hour Fitness GX24 instructor Cat Brewer has been rocking out at concerts since she was a little girl. Then, six...


Reached Your Peak? Now Teach and Be Happy, Says Arthur Brooks

Arthur C. Brooks, Ph.D, has some tough news for us: we reach our professional peak a lot sooner than we think, but there's a lot we can do about it.

Game Changers

Ken Honda Says Happiness Can Bring Money

Money can’t buy happiness, and no one knows that better than financial guru and best-selling author Ken Honda. “To be free...


Jake Glaser Is Lifting the Stigma of HIV—and Raising Eyes to a Healthy Horizon

Jake Glaser is on a mission to show global brands that thousands of kids 18 and younger are an audience that’s able to live like Glaser does - with HIV.


Dennis Fanucchi: “It’s Never Too Late for Fitness”

Dennis Fanucchi didn’t touch a weight until he was 54. Now a bodybuilder at 75, we asked him to share insights about his fitness transformation.

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Tiffany Cruikshank Shows Yoga Supports Western Medical Care

Tiffany Cruikshank says that insights from yoga into the function of fascia and connective tissue are transforming sports medicine and ideas about health.


Jeff Rose Makes Self-Worth Bloom

Adaptive surfer, skier and public speaker Jack Rose works to help people with disabilities redefine success.


San Francisco Shock: A New Kind of Athlete

Organized, competitive video gaming has been around online since the late ’90s, but in case you blinked, it has grown into a billion-dollar industry.

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Plated’s Elana Karp Changes Lives One Meal Kit at a Time

24Life asked Karp for more insight into how she and Plated are making a difference in busy families’ lives, one dinner at a time.


Fit for Impact: Stories That Inspire You To Move

24Life covers the benefits that physical training has on mindset, the impact that mental fortitude has on motivation, and the momentum that comes from taking a first step.