The 24 Hour Fitness Blog

24 Hour Fitness Member Conquers the Stairs

by Sandi L. on July 30, 2013

If this story isn't motivating, we don't know what is! 24 Hour Fitness member Jeff L. from our Fort Worth Horne Sport location in Fort Worth, TX has been dealing with mobility and balance issues for over 20 years. After working with 24 Hour Fitness Master Trainer Rob B., Jeff has finally conquered one of his biggest nemeses, the stairs.

Twenty years ago, Jeff was involved in a serious accident that left him


Former Team Member Teaches Zumba in Vallejo, CA

by Scott G. on July 27, 2013

Former 24 Hour Fitness Group Exercise instructor Cristina Erickson took her first Zumba class almost four years ago at her local 24 Hour Fitness in Fairfield, CA. After falling in love with the Latin-influenced dance class, Cristina soon started teaching classes of her own.

After a couple years teaching Zumba at various gyms in the San Francisco Bay Area, Cristina started teaching at the Greater Vallejo Recreation District in Vallejo, CA.


Team Member Spotlight - Personal Trainer Andre C.

by Sandi L. on July 23, 2013

We have a lot of talented personal trainers here at 24 Hour Fitness. Today we'd like to spotlight Andre C., a personal trainer from our Balboa Super-Sport location in San Diego, CA

With a BS in Business Marketing from San Diego State and a background in sports including three years of college basketball, Andre has the knowledge and skills to help his clients achieve their fitness goals!


America's Fittest Cities - 2013

by ScottG. on July 20, 2013

BusinessInsider.com recently pulled together a list of the Fittest Cities in America using data from Facebook. Business Insider complied data from Facebook users who used fitness apps, checked-in at gyms and updated their online status with health and fitness-related topics.

While the fittest city Virginia Beach, VA is not a 24 Hour Fitness city, many of the cities on the list are home to 24 Hour Fitness clubs! In addition to the top 10 fittest cities,


Spicy Grilled Steak

by ScottG. on July 19, 2013

You don't have to suppress your inner carnivore to stay healthy. Eating appropriately-sized portions of less fatty cuts of beef (like this spicy rubbed sirloin steak) can fit into any healthy diet!

Beef often gets a bad rap in the nutrition world. While even lean cuts of beef have more fat and saturated fats than other lean proteins, beef is higher in vitamin B12, iron and potassium than chicken breast and lean pork tenderloin. Besides, how much chicken and fish can a person eat?