3 Ways we’ll help you feel more comfortable in the gym

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For many of us, the gym is an intimidating place. You walk in, and in rush the flashbacks to the days you were picked last in gym class… Traumatizing, right? It’s no wonder fear or intimidation of the gym is one of the most common reasons…

Stop thinking you can do it on your own: Work with a professional coach

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People are full of great intentions: Intentions to wake up at 6 a.m. and start running. Intentions to begin P90X after work three days a week. Intentions to start going to the gym regularly… The most motivated among us can manage it for…

Posture Bullying

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“Stop slouching.” I know, I know. “Sit up straight.” Yeah, yeah! “Your posture is just horrendous.” Tell me what you really think, you asshole! When someone razzes you about your posture, it’s easy to want to…

Get off your wallet and actually get fit: Because nothing productive happens at the discount gym

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Remember that time you bought the cheap phone charger and it stopped charging your phone after two weeks? Or the time you took a chance on that clearance watermelon, and when you cut it open, it was soggy and foamy and inedible? Or when…

Two hours outside a week will bring your health to a new peak

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Get out of the house, kids! Go play outside! I don’t know a single mother who hasn’t barked those words at her kids at one point in time. And while getting the kids out of the house so she could enjoy five minutes of peace and quiet might…

How we’ll help you realize you’re not too old and broken for the gym!

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Pumping iron in the gym: It used to be thought of as an activity mostly for men, and young men at that. Even in the 1990s and early 2000s, whenever I went to the gym, 90 percent of the women there usually spent their times on the treadmills,…

5 kinds of people who should train with us

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While fitness and health gains are, of course, good for anyone and everyone, training with us and becoming part of our social community goes so far beyond just fitness improvements. Think of us like the greatest network of successful and diverse…

Improve your productivity at work through fitness

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If your job is physically demanding, it certainly goes without saying that increased fitness will make your job easier. But even if you sit at a desk all day, there’s a boatload of evidence that suggests a connection between exercise and…

New Sunscreen study: Damned if you do, damned if you don’t!

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It’s that time of year again: The sun is coming out, the guns are most certainly out, and we’re left wondering whether sunscreen is our best approach to stay safe in the heat. A new study published in JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association)…

Do you find yourself overeating on the regular? Your hunger and fullness cues are probably out of whack

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Eat when you’re hungry. Stop when you’re full. It shouldn’t be so difficult, should it? Oh, but it is. Often times it’s because we lose the ability to to know when we’re full, or we confuse various sensations with what we think…