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by ScottG. on February 8, 2012

Stretching is one of the most often overlooked part of ones workout. Working out causes your muscles to shorten and not stretching regularly can result in pain and less flexibility. The most common muscle pain is lower back pain. To make matters worse, many of us sit at desks all day making back pain worse.


Stoke Your Stroke

by ScottG. on January 26, 2012

Swimming is great exercise that uses most of the muscles in the body - some of the biggies are the back muscles. To help you swim stronger, longer and faster, you'll find it helpful to do some training on dry land. Here are three gym exercises that will help you strengthen the muscles used in the pool.


Pooling Around

by ScottG. on January 25, 2012

Swimming is one of the best all-toning, fat-burning fitness activities in the gym.  It'll condition your entire body and is a great cardiovascular workout. Almost all of your muscles are involved, so if you’re just starting out, you may be surprised how quickly you’ll feel tired.


Sweet Swaps

by ScottG. on January 9, 2012
No one ever said you had to neglect your sweet tooth. Ask an dietitian and he/she will tell you that any food can part of a healthy diet - you just need to learn how to limit the unhealthier choices to once in awhile and make healthier choices more often. However, swapping out some of your favorite sweet treats with these tasty lower-calorie options and you'll be able to give in without totally giving up. Read more...

What's New at 24HourFitness.com

by ScottG. on January 4, 2012

We're always working on stuff here at 24hourfitness.com. From online membership management tools and class finder to a mobile web site and an amazing app for smart phones and tablets.

Awhile back we introduced online personal trainer bios so you can meet some of our great team members, virtual tours of many of our clubs and locally managed Facebook pages for every club - not just an industry standard but one of the first large companies ever to offer this feature. We'd like to share some of these great new features with you!