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Movement

How One Woman Is Working Toward Walking on Her Own

Diagnosed with a neurological disease called hereditary spastic paraplegia, 24 Hour Fitness San Leandro Sport Gym member Debra Kerr relied heavily...

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Fitness Coach Miranda Guerra Says Reaching Your Fitness Goals Is About These Three Things

Growing up in upstate New York, fitness coach, workout studio manager and NPC bikini competitor Miranda Guerra says she used to...

Lifestyle

For One Member, No Distance Is Too Great for a GX24 Class

Always impressed by members who consistently show up to class, even if that means rearranging their schedules, GX24 instructor Alex Kattar...

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Nicole Gerritsen Says Getting to the Root Cause and Starting Small Were Instrumental Steps in Reaching Her Fitness Goals

For most of her life, Alaska native Nicole Gerritsen was underweight. “In middle school, people thought I was anorexic because I...

Game Changers

Vitality Coach Logan Schwartz Says Health Is The Key to Happiness—Here’s Why

As a parent and fitness and health expert, Logan Schwartz says his first priority for his kids is for them to...

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12 Things I’ve Learned About Reaching Your Fitness Goals From Telling Transformation Stories

I arguably have the coolest job in the world. Don’t believe me? I’ll prove it to you: I work for a...

Game Changers

Fit for Impact: How One Woman Is Working Toward Walking On Her Own

Diagnosed with a neurological disease called hereditary spastic paraplegia, 24 Hour Fitness San Leandro Sport Gym member Debra Kerr relied heavily...

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Bo Eason Says Being the Best Takes Your A Game, All Day, Every Day

What do being an NFL legend, esteemed playwright, world-renowned speaker and author have in common? Bo Eason is all these things.

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Former Pro-Cyclist Phil Gaimon Has Found the Secret to Motivation—and It’s Something Anyone Can Do

24Life talks with professional cyclist Phil Gaimon about what motivates him to prioritize personal health and fitness in his life.

Game Changers

Fit for Impact: How to Find Your Dream Job With Kersti Valerian, Head of Talent Acquisition at 24 Hour Fitness

What does it look like when leaders in a fitness organization get fit for impact? 24Life sat down with Kersti Valerian,...

Game Changers

Fit for Impact: Jessica Adams, Senior Manager of Learning and Development at 24 Hour Fitness

What does it look like when leaders in a fitness organization get fit for impact? 24Life sat down with Jessica Adams,...

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Radio DJ Lexy Smith’s Five Keys to Losing Weight and Gaining Health Are Things Anyone Can Do

Radio DJ and personality Alexa “Lexy” Smith was walking around the Louvre during a vacation in Paris last October when she...

Mindset

These Two Women Challenged Fate by Putting Their Health First

What happens when life throws you a curveball? For Christa Mortimore, a personal trainer, and April Staubs, a member at 24...

Movement

For an Instructor and Two Members, One Class Turned into a Turbocharged Friendship

You know the feeling you get at a concert when that one song comes on and everyone in the building seems...

Movement

Kim Moore Gets Fit and More, From Her Zumba Class

GX24 instructor Kim Moore says she’s always been very athletic—and indeed, she’s had a well-rounded regimen, including team sports and dance....

Mindset

Bravo’s Ryan Serhant of “Million Dollar Listing New York” Brings His A Game to the Gym and Real Estate

Ryan Serhant rarely misses a workout. By 5:30 a.m., every weekday, the 35-year-old Manhattan real estate broker and star of the...

Game Changers

Fit in Love: Group Fitness Instructors Jen Pelesky Velasquez and Irma Velasquez Pelesky

Jen Pelesky Velasquez describes her younger self as an overachiever but without a sense of direction. A natural athlete, Jen wasn’t...

Mindset

Dig Deep to Do You, Better, With Lauren Handel Zander

Life coach Lauren Handel Zander teaches students, corporate employees and individuals how to be better at being human, or human-ing.

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Dressed for Success: Queer Eye’s Tan France Is Living His Best Life

We talk with Tan France about his workout regimen, how he discovered and nurtured his passion for fashion, and being his authentic self on Queer Eye.

Regeneration

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.

Game Changers

Yoga as Medicine—for the World

Tiffany Cruikshank, creator of Yoga Medicine and featured in 24Life, is paving the way for ancient Eastern insight and modern Western...

Mindset

Trainer, Client: Change Your Mind, Change Your Health

If anyone knows how to take a life-shattering event and claw, climb and fight their way back from it, it’s Victoria...

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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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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...

Movement

How Two Women Saved Their Lives Through Fitness

There are moments when individuals are given the opportunity to change the course of their life for the better. For 24...

Movement

Jodi McMasters Finds the Class for You Is the Class You’ll Do

Jodi McMasters made a brave choice the day she walked into GX instructor Susan (Suzi) Annunziata’s class. Having undergone physical and...

Game Changers

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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Finding Your Team with Tone It Up’s Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn

While much of the online fitness content in YouTube’s early years took itself very seriously, with macho drill-sergeant-type instructors counting out reps, Scott and Dawn’s Tone It Up channel was a refreshing change...