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Team 24 Sponsored Athletes
Once again, 24 Hour Fitness is a proud sponsor the U.S.Olympic Committee and the Official Fitness Center Sponsor of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams (find out more).
In addition, we've also partnered with four athletes to help them achieve their Olympic dreams. We're happy to introduce "Team24" and encourage you to find out more about them below!Read more...
Team 24 Fitness Ambassadors Arrive in London!
24 Hour Fitness has been a long time fan of the Olympic Movement and became the Official Fitness Center of Team USA in 2003. Our partnership with the U.S. Olympic team includes building/staffing the High Performance Training Center (HPTC) in London as well as the U.S. Training Centers here in the states.Read more...
Side Planks... With a Twist
If you thought the crunch was the master of all core exercises, you've never met the plank! Seemingly simple at first, after 30 seconds of planking, your core is screaming and by 60 seconds you're toast! If the lowly plank wasn't enough, along comes the uglier cousin... the side plank and further down the pain train... the twisting side plank!
While ugly and pain are relative... the bottom line is, the exercise, the better the better your core will get! So here it is, the HOW TO for the twisting side plank!Read more...
The Early Wake Up Call
Lately, my workout routine has become well... less routine. I like to exercise at lunch because it's a nice break from my desk. However, when work gets crazy - my workout often gets skipped. After missing a few workouts, I decided it was time for an early morning wake up call.
For many years, I used to hit the gym before work. It was part of my daily routine and I rarely missed a workout. The beauty of it was, no matter how busy or hectic my day got, I wouldn't be able to flake on the gym... because it's already been checked off!
Decathlete Ashton Eaton Talks Training
POWERADE INTERVIEWS THEIR STAR ATHLETE FOR 24 HOUR FITNESS
Our fitness loving friends at POWERADE are also proud sponsors of the U.S. Olympic team. We asked them for some training insight from one of their athletes – decathlete and 2012 Olympic hopeful, Ashton Eaton. Here’s what he has to say...