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Quick and dirty at-home workout

Running low on time? Don't have time for a group training class or a personal training session today? No problem. Don't have a gym membership or a package of group classes at Arena Fitness? No…

exercise intensity

The one where I admit I was wrong

I was wrong. Flat out. I harbored a belief. I promoted it. I even got rewarded for it. And then I grew up (grew older, more accurately) and I learned that I was wrong.Here's the…

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How long does it take to get OUT of shape?

We obsess about getting INTO shape, but.... We often wonder how long it will take to improve some aspect of our health; to lose fat, to gain muscle, to build a habit.But I think it's…

moderation

The problem with “moderation”

Let's talk about "moderation" After my "cheat meal" post last week a longtime Arena family member (you know who you are) was telling me about how his general guiding principle when it comes to health…

Fitness Tips: The 5 Components

Fitness isn't just ONE thing; it's the sum of many things... And you need to understand what those things are. The difference between "training" and "working out" is that: Training is specific and purposeful Working…

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MyZone Training System: Is it a game-changer?

"Wearable" technology is exploding! But is is that big of a deal? Is this just a marketing thing, or should I be paying attention? Water cooler talk has now shifted to conversations pertaining to "wearable"…

Fitness; what REALLY matters!

You need to watch this video. When you're done, you need to share this with everyone you know. Not kidding. This is why fitness matters. We all want to look better. I do. You do.…

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12 Laws of Fat Burning

CLICK ON THIS LINK AND THE E-BOOK "THE 12 LAWS OF FAT BURNING" WILL OPEN ON A NEW PAGE. We all talk about "losing weight." But is that right? Is that the correct terminology? Do…

Bruce Benton, personal training client at Arena Fitness in Encino who has lost over 30 pounds.

Bruce Benton – Personal Training Success Story

Bruce Benton; from nothing to race-ready! Now, keep this in mind; when we say "nothing" about Bruce Benton, we're only referring to his fitness level! Bruce has accomplished A LOT in his life. He is…