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How Celebrity Fitness Expert Jorge Cruise’s Morning Routine Sets His Days Up for Success

Mornings are arguably the most critical time of day. From waking up to an onslaught of emails to getting ready for...


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.


Fit for Impact

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.


Calling the Dream With Rha Goddess

Rha Goddess believes in the power of entrepreneurs to achieve their dreams while making a positive social impact.

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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...


Reggie Turner’s Turnaround

24 Hour Fitness member Reggie Turner was that kid who discovered he could shoot—and he became a Boys & Girls Club...

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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...


Sam Parham: The Joy of Finding Your Own Path With Parkour

Sam Parham, an award-winning stuntman and parkour pioneer, explains how the emerging sport has helped him and many others learn how to overcome life's obstacles.

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Ariel Kiley: Self Worth Is Your Most Important Investment

We sat down with Ariel Kiley—yoga teacher, transformational guide and expert on conscious money practices—to talk about how a secure relationship with your finances is a sound investment in your own self-worth.


Coach Dannie De Novo’s New Book Helps You Get in a Good Mood—and Stay There

After more than a decade practicing business law and going through a divorce, Dannie De Novo made the switch from lawyer...

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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...


Stay Fit Without the Hassle With Help From Lazy Girl Pilates

The first two decades of Kara Tatelbaum’s life were dedicated to dance. Despite nagging hip injuries and what teachers continuously told...

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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...


Turning Back the Clock With Fitness Guru Jillian Michaels

As a coach on the hit television show “The Biggest Loser,” Jillian Michaels established a reputation as one of the country’s foremost fitness experts.


Joe De Sena Feels Lucky to Do Hard Stuff—the Spartan Way

Joe De Sena is in Boston, talking on the phone with 24Life’s editorial staff in California about his book, “The Spartan Way: Eat Better. Train Better. Think Better. Be Better.”


Ruby Warrington Wants You to Get Lit on Your Own Vibe

Ruby Warrington, lifestyle journalist and creator of The Numinous, a site dedicated to conscious living, is known for challenging cultural norms and expectations.


Rohan Murphy Has No Legs, and No Excuses Holding Him Back

Born with a very severe defect that led to a double leg amputation at age 4, the social media influencer and motivational speaker knows better than anyone what it means to have the odds stacked against him.


Expert David Bray Explains Why You Should Care About a People-Centric Digital Future

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt once said that “the internet is the first thing humanity has built that humanity doesn’t understand,...

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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....


Shawn Stevenson Says This Is the Competitive Advantage We Need

The real secret to Stevenson’s success might not be his drive, his business acumen or any other of his many talents. It’s generosity.

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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...