In: Mindset

Mindset

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...

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Allies Share Their Pride

Last year, we asked influencers and married couple Montgomery Nicholas and Noah Wright for their take on identifying LGBTQ+ in the...

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Tina Nguyen on AAPI Heritage Month

Continuing our series highlighting AAPI Heritage Month, we asked influencer Tina Nguyen what being a member of the AAPI community means...

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Influencer Anna Quinn’s Mental Health Tips

There isn’t a “magic pill” for a healthy mindset. Just like physical fitness, maintaining a healthy mind is an ongoing process....

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Coaching Transformed Nadine’s Body, And More

For Nadine Khawaja, her fitness journey began with weight loss. The member of 24 Hour Fitness Kirkman Super-Sport in Orlando, Florida...

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Sam Pai on AAPI Heritage Month

May is AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) Heritage Month, so we asked social media influencers what it means to them—and...

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These Wins Outweigh the Numbers

Kim Germain is fitness coach to 24 Hour Fitness members James Fisher and Ron Bookbinder, who decided to try personal training...

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Change Your Mind and Just Maybe, Change the World

It’s been a year (and counting) of life in pandemic conditions, not to mention divisive political tactics and fresh injustices worldwide—enough...

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This Dentist Creates Healthy Smiles In Zumba Class, Too

Jamila (Amie) Mangondato’s typical Zumba class size was 72 prior to COVID-19 social distancing requirements, and she was the first group...

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This Psychiatrist and GX Coach Says Participation Is Key to Vitality

For Julie (Jules) Pittman, participation is a cornerstone of vitality. The board-certified psychiatrist has a private practice specializing in addiction recovery,...

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Leslie Samaniego: From Bullied to Breakthrough

Leslie Samaniego had grown up smaller in stature than her classmates. At an age when children are looking for any difference...

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Stories That Deserve Telling

It’s Black History Month, and we asked the 24 Hour Fitness community to nominate the people who inspire them. The responses...

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Fitness—and Fenway—Saved This Army Vet

Veteran and social media influencer Chris Matthews had a lifelong love for fitness that started as a child when he lifted...

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For This Trainer, Health Beats Wealth

Jack Goldberg was interviewing for a job in financial services, but he knew something wasn’t right. He could hear himself answer...

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How Elvia Campos Rebuilt Her Mind and Body

Elvia Campos had a plan for her life. She had worked hard to gain scholarships to attend college when a head-on...

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After Twins, GX Coach Lives the Zumba Life

From an early age, Bella Gormley was dancing the Merengue, Cumbia and Salsa at home. As a teen, she performed traditional...

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Social Influencer Rayy Syymone Hardy Builds Resilience and Pays It Forward

Social influencer and 24 Hour Fitness member Rayy Syymone Hardy knows the first step is the most important, because it’s a...

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Influencer Montgomery Nicholas Uses Fitness to Stay Grounded as He Reaches for His Goals

Montgomery Nicholas knew early on the importance of physical exercise and the benefits of getting healthy together—with the ones you love....

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10 Movement-Related Intentions to Set Instead of Resolutions

As the calendar makes the inevitable transition from one year to the next, there is an annual ritual that takes place...

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How to Embrace and Release Fear in Three Simple Steps

What would you do if you weren’t afraid? Would you quit your job? Confront someone about something? Take that trip across...

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Influencer Jordan Edwards: Love the Process

Jordan Edwards grew up as an athlete but stumbled on her fitness journey by accident—literally. An injury left her focused on...

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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...

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Could Your Stories Be Keeping You Stuck?

These days, everyone seems to be on top of their game. “Crushing it” … “making it happen” … living their “best life”...

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Montgomery Nicholas: LGBTQ+ Fam, Don’t Be Afraid to Start Your Fitness Journey

Just ahead of Pride weekend, we asked Montgomery Nicholas (@montomerynicholasla) singer, model, husband to Noah Wright (@noahwright88), founder of Magari Skin...

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Strange physical symptoms? Blame the chronic stress of life during the COVID-19 pandemic

During the current COVID-19 pandemic have you been wondering why you’re getting headaches more often? Or stomach aches? Or feeling itchy...

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Personal Training for the Brain

We all train our bodies when we hit the gym. But few of us realize that we also can train our...

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Jim Kwik Unlocks Your Potential in Uncertain Times, with “Limitless”

Under stay-at-home requirements, many of us have been trying out new skills or hobbies (baking sourdough, anyone?). And The Guardian reports...

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From Right Hook to Group Flow: Meet Mike Rowe, Virtual Group Trainer

Just a few months ago, you might have been doing your best to keep up in a GX24 class with 24...

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It Takes a Village to Reach a Goal

“It takes a village” is an African proverb derived from the idea that children grow up healthier and happier when they’ve...

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The End of Mental Illness Begins With Treating Brain Health

Ed. note: May is Mental Health Month. The COVID-19 epidemic—already a source of stress and anxiety for many of us—may be...