The 24 Hour Fitness Blog

Foodie Friday - Flourless Chocolate Cake

by Scott G. on February 13, 2014

Celebrate #ValentinesDay and the 50th anniversary of the American #HeartMonth with something chocolate! Our Flourless Chocolate Cake combines two heart-healthy powerhouses: oranges and chocolate. This easy recipe will not only impress your Valentine, it’ll keep him/her healthy at the same time. #foodiefriday

When picking up your ingredients, look for dark chocolate that is 70% (or higher) cacao solids. A high percentage of cacao solids gives antioxidants, improves cholesterol and lowers blood pressure without adding sugar and fat.

When it comes to the produce aisle, oranges are one of the healthiest things you’ll find. Sure there’s tons of vitamin C but oranges are also high in B vitamins, cholesterol-absorbing fiber and many cancer-fighting phytochemicals.


Stacey K. Shows People Their Own Potential

by Sandi L. on February 4, 2014

#GroupX instructor Stacey K. from Houston, TX is still inspired by our members after 23 years of teaching. Stacey says, “They inspire me by their force of will, their work ethic, and above all, the trust they place in me to show them their own potential. That’s all we do as instructors, we show people their own potential.”


Foodie Friday - Super Bowl Makeovers

by Scott G. on January 31, 2014

#FoodieFriday this week is all about #superbowl party makeovers! These healthy recipes for Whole Wheat Pita Chips with Hummus and Shrimp Won Ton Cups are easy to make and you can have them ready to go before kick off!


Foodie Friday - Turkey & Vegetable Meatloaf

by Scott G. on January 24, 2014

By substituting lean ground turkey breast for ground beef, our healthier Turkey and Veggie meatloaf drops 183 calories and 24 grams of fat per serving. The veggies add moisture and it’s a great way to sneak in veggies if you have picky kids to feed.


Get Functional at the Gym

by Israel A. on January 21, 2014

If you’ve seen personal training clients jumping around, throwing medicine balls and swinging Kettlebells in the club, you’ve probably witnessed functional training in action. Although originating from injury rehab and sports performance, functional training continues to gain popularity with average Joe (or Joan) exerciser. If you aren’t incorporating functional exercises in your workout routine, what are you waiting for?