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Practicing Gratitude; It’s not just New Age nonsense!

To some, this will be cringe-worthy... And I understand that. In many ways, it's a little cringe-worthy to me, too, but I'm going to discuss it anyway. The subject; practicing gratitude. Fortunately, this is Thanksgiving…

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Success! The Growth Mindset

Last week we looked at the Fixed Mindset and how that might be tripping you up in life. Speaking personally, I can say that a lifetime of Fixed Mindset has contributed to years of frustration…

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Failure! The Fixed Mindset

If you find yourself continually frustrated when it comes to your fitness, nutrition and weight loss goals, you need to check your head. You may be operating from a fixed mindset. Sure, you may not…

What are you aiming at?

What are you aiming at?  Zig Ziglar once said, “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” And each of us knows from our own experience that he is right.  The general…

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…

#5 Beast of the Week!

Scotty "The Body" Kantrowitz Name: Scott Kantrowitz Body Type: All arms and heart Workout Regimen: Personal Training, Semi-Private Training, Kickboxing 4+ times per week at Arena Fitness Arena Fitness Tour of Duty:? # of Visits…