The 24 Hour Fitness Blog

Motivational Member: Jessie S.

by ScottG. on April 30, 2012

I heard about an amazing member last week and I wanted to share her story with you. I was working out at our Santee, CA Sport location (I like to try different clubs) and from my perch on the treadmill I saw this cute older lady using the weight machines. She was all dolled up and dressed in blue - she looked like she was off to bunco rather than the gym.


The Arnie Press!

by ScottG. on April 25, 2012

Yesterday I worked out upper body with my trainer Franck. He sometimes pulls the Arnold Press out of his bag of tricks - an exercise made famous by our former California Governator, Arnold Schwarzenegger.


What's Bugging You?

by ScottG. on February 22, 2012

The bodybugg is a great little device that helps you know exactly how you're doing on your health and fitness goals. You can keep track of your weight gain/loss, view nutrition and workout plans (both cardio and resistance training) and more.


Back to Back

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.