The 24 Hour Fitness Blog

The Science of Not Falling Down

March 31, 2015

Officially, balance is the control of the postural equilibrium required for optimal performance of the human body. Less officially, we think of it as the ability to walk, bike, surf, wear 4-inch heels, and climb stairs without falling down.


Who’s Got Your Back? Finding a Crew Who Supports YOU

by Lashaun Dale on March 30, 2015

Did you know your yoga classmate is part of a support community that’s a powerful success factor when it comes to your health and fitness goals? According to a recent industry study by IHRSA, people who don’t participate in group workouts are more likely to drop out of their gym workout completely.


#GameChangers Series: Les Mills International

by Lashaun Dale on March 25, 2015

With Lashaun Dale, MA, MPH, Vice President of Group Exercise 24 Hour Fitness, and Phillip Mills, Jackie Mills, Les Mills, Jr. and Diana Mills

Les Mills International is an international fitness pioneer, the source of the ever-popular LES MILLS™ exercise-to-music programs, and a longtime 24 Hour Fitness signature partner. It’s a family affair: It all began when Phillip Mills, a former professional athlete, decided to leave his job managing an iconic ‘70s rock band


Three Ways Group Training Makes You Healthier

March 24, 2015
The miles and time seem to pass more quickly, you push yourself a little harder just to see if you can do it—something just feels different when you exercise with a group. It turns out that getting your sweat on as a team really does give you a boost, and there’s some serious science behind it. Read more...

Choosing Change, Every Day

by Jason Stella Vice President, Fitness on March 23, 2015

“Change” is a word we often connect with fear.

After all, if we don’t choose to change, we don’t have to try something we’ve never done before—and risk failing at it.

If we accept our life choices as the only possible choices, we don’t have to take the time to think about them, get uncomfortable, work at mastering a different way.