The 24 Hour Fitness Blog

#GameChangers Series: Change the Story, Change Your Mindset

by Jason Stella and Brian Grasso on March 16, 2015
A fitness enthusiast and mom of three rocked the Internet when she posted a photo of herself captioned, “No excuses.” The response ranged from praise for her accomplishments, to angry backlash proclaiming real moms have curves and make their kids their top priority. Read more...

If It Feels Good, Do It

March 11, 2015

We stretched our definition of flexibility to include the concept of dynamic flexibility—controlled movement through a joint’s range of motion. This time, we present five movements for dynamic flexibility that will warm you up and prep your body for a workout. The twist? They all feel incredibly good—you’ve never enjoyed your warm up so much.


#GameChangers Series: Beto Perez, Founder, Zumba

March 10, 2015

Beto Perez, creator of the Zumba® Program, is an industry visionary whose instinct for bringing out the joy and passion that come with movement has transformed the fitness experience and helped make the world a healthier place.

Lashaun Dale, Vice President, Group Exercise at 24 Hour Fitness asked Beto to share what moves him.


The Affirmation Fabrication

by Robert Cappuccio on March 9, 2015

Have you ever purchased a self-help book, attended a seminar, or watched a video where the presenter shared techniques such as affirmations, promising you unlimited potential, financial freedom, the body of your dreams, or perhaps total freedom from guilt? 

You gave your full attention to the program in anticipation of all of the miraculous changes you were going to make. 


Stretch Your Definition of Flexibility

March 4, 2015
When you think flexibility, images of ballerinas, gymnasts, and yogis probably spring to mind. But flexibility isn’t just for those who are, um, bendy. It’s vital to health, performance and longevity for everybody. Doing the splits or getting your foot behind your head make for great party tricks, but everyday flexibility allows us to move well, prevents injuries, and helps us get stronger.