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Staff Tips for 2017!

Jonathan Aluzas on Putting Yourself First... What "Putting Yourself First" DOESN'T Mean! Being selfish - placing your needs first to the detriment of everyone else Caring only about yourself Ignoring the needs of others What…

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FMS Day is Coming October 29th!

"First...move well, then move often" That's the foundation of our training ideology at Arena Fitness. As you may know, already the FMS (Functional Movement Screen) is a system that is used to rate and rank…

Challenge yourself!

You're either growing, or you're dying.... In order to progress in anything, there needs to be constant challenge. In the absence of challenge you're either stagnating or declining. Take the time to challenge yourself in…

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Injuries are not the end of you!

Everyone is going to get injured.... Maybe it will be a minor injury; a twisted ankle, a sore shoulder, a groin pull. Or maybe it will be a more serious one; a torn ligament, spinal…

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You MUST lift HEAVY stuff!

Why are we still having this conversation? It's incredible to me that, despite the numerous times this issue has been raised and addressed, and in spite of the overwhelming scientific evidence, we're still talking about…

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The FMS Works!

Thank you so much to all of you who showed up to FMS Assessment Day on March 12th in Encino. It was awesome for us to get the opportunity to spend time with you and…

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Success and the Athletic Mindset

We've been digging into mindset since the beginning of 2016 and for good reason. The reality is that it doesn't matter how amazing your personal training, group exercise and nutrition program is if your thinking…

Personal Training: Quality Over Quanity

Recently, at Arena Fitness Training Centers, we integrated the Functional Movement Systems' philosophies into our program design. Our beliefs and methodologies have been based around these training systems for quite some time, but we had no…

Workout of the Week: Sprint Week Circuit

It's the best week of the month: Sprint Week! It's time to put your pedal to the metal and show off all the technique and work you've been doing! Grab a pair of 12-15 lb. weights…