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You’re Doing it Wrong!

by Madeleine St. Marie Wow. So the other day, I was slaving away in a Semi-Private Training?session, mid plank, when Joe leapt up from a bench and went, "WHAT?THE HELL?" He ran up to the…

Why Chimpanzees Don’t Need Personal Trainers

By Jonathan Aluzas I'm no scientist, but I can read and write. ?So, when you read this, you're reading conclusions based upon other people's research and my assumptions. ?But I think there's room for common…

Are you “in the Arena?”

By Jonathan Aluzas Somewhere in the late 90's I came up with the name for my future gym. ?I was working at a health club in Pasadena, Ca and saw a scrap of yellowed paper…

Why am I weak this week?

By Jonathan Aluzas I've been dragging all week. ?Actually, it started last week. ?Now, I know, from personal experience as well as from working with people at Arena Fitness, that life in general is taxing…

#4 Beast of the Week!

Rachel in action! Name:? Rachel Speed Age:? Young!! Weight:? 15 pounds less than in September! Workout Regimen:? Three times a week Semi-Private Training at Arena Fitness, plus extracurricular hill running/walking at home! Arena Fitness Tour…

Beasts of the Week: Team Arena

Name: Team Arena (PICTURED: Dave, Ricardo, JP, Becky, Jennifer, Kevin, Stacey, Annie, Julianna, Glenn, Bruce, Will, Joe, Lorena, Sheera, Madeleine, Michelle, Rhonda and Jonathan. NOT PICTURED: Devon, Elroy, Rubina, Kelly, Scott.) Age: A bit of…

Managing Goals and Expectations

By Madeleine St. Marie   I’m sure you have a friend (or have BEEN that friend) that complains about their weight or their lifestyle, and declares that they want to make a change. They eye…

Workout of the Week – 10/24/11

12 Reps 6 Rounds (12 minutes to Complete) Dumbbell Step Ups Squat Jumps Medicine Ball Slams   12 Reps 5 Rounds (10 minutes to Complete) Cable High Rows Dumbbell Squats Medicine Ball Russian Twists  …

Shredders: What’s it going to take?

By Jonathan Aluzas As we enter Week One of Stacey's End of Summer Shred, a question emerges: ?"What's it going to take to win this thing?" The answer is......I don't know. ?There are too many…