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Diet Secrets From a Social Media Superstar

When he set out to lose weight several years ago, Kevin Curry had no idea that his personal endeavor would inspire a large-scale fitness and nutrition movement.


A Psychotherapist Talks About Her New Book and Overcoming Emotional Overeating

The holiday season has officially arrived. For many of us, that means family gatherings, parties with friends and co-workers, out-of-town travels—a...

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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...


The Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Denver Broncos Shares His Tips for Everyday Athletes

Autumn brings with it a number of seasonal markers: the changing color of the leaves, a chill in the air, the...


What Breast Cancer Survivor Lilyin Yang Does Daily to Stay Healthy

Lilyin Heesuk Yang is many things: wife, mother, daughter, certified nutritionist, Master Trainer at 24 Hour Fitness Fullerton and breast cancer survivor.


Try This: Zumba Class

What has surprised me the most about stepping in to lead this game-changing company is how much the “softer” side of fitness impacts lasting results.


Nikki Sharp Shares Her Thoughts on Social Authenticity and Finding Happiness

Social media allows us to connect with friends, follow people who inspire us and share things we love with others. On...


The Next Olympic Hopefuls Won’t Let You Give Up

Office manager. Flight attendant. Veterinary technician. Amateur boxer. Personal trainer. High-school student. The next generation of Olympic athletes is not who you think it is.


A Hemp Expert Answers Burning Questions About CBD

CBD industry trailblazers, the Stanley Brothers made their mark with “Charlotte’s Web” hemp, named for young Charlotte Figi whose remarkable story was first featured by CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta and garnered global media attention.


Training Your Physical Muscles Helps Train Your Leadership Muscles

Fact: Adhering to a consistent workout program will drastically improve your job performance—regardless of what you do for a living. It...

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Robert Hamilton Owens Is the Fittest 66-Year-Old You’ll Probably Ever Meet

Southern California native Robert Hamilton Owens has always been active: He was a lifeguard, played water polo, rowed crew and was...

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Meet Sassy Gregson-Williams, a 20-Year-Old Changing the Digital Fitness Game

After 13 years of ballet, terrible eating habits, body image issues and a debilitating ankle injury, Sassy Gregson-Williams decided to start...

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How Rock-Band Lead Singer Margarita Monet Stays Fit on the Road

When Margarita Monet was 11, her family moved from Moscow to Houston. Monet, who started music school, ballet and theater when...

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Patrick Flanagan Reflects on His Third Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon

A mile and half swim through choppy, 55-degree water and tidal currents at 7:30 a.m. A half-mile warm-up run to the...

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Flow Genome Project’s Jamie Wheal Rethinks Human Potential and the Power of Presence

24Life Editor-in-Chief Lashaun Dale recently spoke with Wheal to find out how the Flow Genome Project considers the topic of human potential, the future of the body and our ongoing evolution.


Can Technology Actually Help Us Get Healthy? Three Scientists Weigh In

According to a recent study, adults living in the United States check their phones 80 times a day. (That’s up from...


Patricia Moreno Awakens the Brain-Body Connection to Transform You

As she rose up the ranks to star status in the fitness industry, Patricia Moreno found herself trapped in a vicious cycle of body consciousness...


“My Health Is My Job” and Now Paul Reed’s Focus Is Inspiring Others

The tragic loss of two brothers is a lot to swallow—and Paul Reed was also taking care of a wheelchair-bound friend...


Self-Love Changed My Relationship With Fitness and Food

For a good portion of my late teens and very early 20s, I was an experimental dieter and a binge eater....


Scientists Reveal Three Characteristics of Those Who Succeed at Behavior Change

Changing our behavior for the better can be challenging. Many of us struggle to stick with the goals and resolutions we...


Josh Williamson Will Find the Next Olympic Hopeful in You

Williamson was a high-school football and college lacrosse player (and bobsled fan), but he never assumed his passion for athletics and his work ethic would lead to a competitive career.


Nancy Levin Talks the Dollars and Sense of Self-Worth

24Life recently spoke with Levin about her own experience moving from financial devastation to financial ease.


Cruise Control: America’s Top Celebrity Trainer Keeps It Simple for Success

Read on to find out how Cruise manages, and pick up some tips from a day in his life.

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John Olson Is Conquering Mountains and Spreading Epilepsy Awareness

If you work out at 24 Hour Fitness Highlands Ranch Sport in Littleton, Colorado, chances are you’ve been greeted by John...

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Phillip Mills Shares How He Keeps Fitness Interesting After 50 Years in the Industry

Phillip Mills is a father, grandfather, environmental champion, fitness innovator and CEO of a global fitness brand, Les Mills. In April,...


U-Jam Fitness Instructor Offers Five Tips for Dance Newbies

Southern California dance instructor Jerod Williams doesn’t have a background in dance. “To be honest with you, I’ve only been dancing...