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Lauren Walker Shares Her Stress-Busting Technique and More

Summer is just around the corner, which means longer days, more daylight, and time for fun, vacation and relaxation. Those longer...

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Michael Conol Says You Can Pretty Much Talk Yourself Into Anything—Even Learning to Walk Again

During a seventh-grade trip to a water park, personal trainer Michael Conol was bullied by his classmates for his weight. “I...

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How Powerlifting Saved This Instagram Influencer’s Life and Why She’s Speaking Out About Mental Health

Taking care of yourself is so much more than just physical. Power lifter Cynthia Leu transformed the way she viewed food, fitness and even her body by focusing on her mental health, and has used Instagram as a platform to to inspire thousands of others to do the same.

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Marguerite Derricks Choreographs Joy for Diane Keaton and Stars of “Poms”

Many little girls fantasize about graduating from ballet class to the big stage when they grow up; Marguerite Derricks is not only...

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Highly Successful People Share the Turning Points That Changed Their Life Trajectory

We all experience turning points in life. The decisions we make (or don’t make) can take us from one path to...

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Fit on Earth: 24 Activists Fighting for a Healthy Planet

Founded on April 22,1970 by Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson, Earth Day went down in history as the first nationally supported day...

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Get to Know Plated Co-Founder Elana Karp

Sometimes a grilled cheese sandwich is more than just bread and cheese; it’s soul food. Elana Karp, co-founder and head chef...

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Tony Sanchez Is Still Going Strong

Eighty-five-year-old 24 Hour Fitness member Tony Sanchez credits his insatiable curiosity and his family for getting him into fitness and sticking...

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Denise Gee Says Fitness Gave Her Confidence and Is a Promise She Keeps to Her Body

Denise Gee didn’t have a gym membership until a year and a half ago, when she left her job as a...

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How Group X Helped Eric Chan and Jenna Wong Establish a Health-Focused Relationship

Eric Chan and Jenna Wong met five years ago, and right away they discovered that they both worked in the Bay...

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Celebrating the Women of Wellness on International Women’s Day

Here at 24Life, we firmly believe that strong women empower other women (and men) to be their best selves and to...

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Dave Asprey’s Bulletproof Advice for Living Your Best Life

What would you do if you had the chance to ask more than 400 of the world’s most high-performing humans their...

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Alice Furuya Wants You to Love the Work[out]—and Try New Stuff

Alice Furuya joined 24 Hour Fitness after her first knee replacement surgery in 2012—for the pool. “I’m a really good swimmer,”...

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Fitness Manager Vinh Duong Says This Is the First Step in a Successful Fitness Journey

Vinh Duong was always on the skinnier side as a kid. As a computer science student in college, Duong was interested...

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Personal Trainer Nikka Saadat Wants You to Enjoy the Process, Not Fixate on the Results

Personal trainer Nikka Saadat was a very active kid. She figure skated from ages 3 to 15, and she played tennis...

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Amputee Snowboarder Brett Botelho Is Chasing His Shot at the Paralympics No Matter the Cost

Growing up, Brett Botelho’s brother was an avid snowboarder and an influential part of Botelho’s life. “I was drawn to the...

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Meet Three Spartan Pro Athletes Riding the 24 Hour Fitness 2019 Rose Parade Float

Set your DVRs: The 130th annual Rose Parade takes place in Pasadena, California, on January 1, 2019. This is your chance...

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Meet the Personal Trainers Representing 24 Hour Fitness and Spartan in the 2019 Rose Parade

Set your DVRs: The 130th annual Rose Parade takes place in Pasadena, California, on January 1, 2019. This is your chance...

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How Meghan Litchfield Is Working Toward a Sizeless World With RedThread

Growing up, Meghan Litchfield’s mother would take Meghan to the fabric store to pick out patterns. “She would make these beautiful...

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Joe Rosa Celebrates His 103rd Birthday at the Gym, and Looks Forward to 2019

On December 7, the 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, 24 Hour Fitness member Joe Rosa celebrated his 103rd birthday—at the gym....

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Health Coach and Chef Mia Russo Stern Is on a Mission to Make Healthy Sell

A little more than five years ago, New York health coach and natural food chef Mia Russo Stern was on vacation...

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Congratulations to the USA Bobsled Athletes Discovered at 24 Hour Fitness

We love Cinderella stories, and this year, USA Bobsled has two! On October 26, USA Bobsled & Skeleton announced its 2018-19...

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Meet Daniel Katz, the 21-Year-Old Shaking Up the World of Protein Bars

Daniel “D” Katz started his first business—“an eBay/Craigslist electronic business”—when he was 12 years old. And that wasn’t the only business...

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Richard Miller: Sharing Manna for Life

Richard Miller, Ph.D., knows that the recipe for a fulfilling life requires nourishing the body, mind and spirit. But while many...

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How Glenn Anaiscourt Went From Lawyer to Personal Trainer, and His In-Flight Workout

Glenn Anaiscourt has truly done it all—from business school to serving with the Peace Corps in Central Africa to law school,...

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Leukemia Survivor and Spartan Racer Denver Martin Shares His Fitness Journey

Denver Martin was diagnosed with leukemia at age 2. At a time when many kids were running around on their newly...

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How Mr. Olympia Contender Dani Younan is Chasing That Top Spot

Since childhood, Iraq native Dani Younan has dreamed of pursing his passion in competitive bodybuilding. After fleeing to Jordan and immigrating...

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Fitness Influencer and Entrepreneur Christopher Matthews Wants You to Just Get Started

Fitness was always part of Christopher Matthews’ life. As an active child of active parents, he was exposed to soccer, track...

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Robyn Youkilis Shares Her Personal Truths Around Health and Wellness

A day in Robyn Youkilis’ life begins with her daughter, and that’s where the predictability ends. “I have a child who...

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Nina Dobrev Talks Fitness, Her Upcoming TV Show and More

From shows like “Degrassi: The Next Generation” and “The Vampire Diaries” to repping major fitness brands like Reebok and Les Mills,...