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(Part 2) There’s nothing wrong with you!

Why is change so difficult? I'm pretty sure Thomas Jefferson wasn't citing research into brain science and the neurobiology of behavior when he wrote, in the Declaration of Independence: "...accordingly all experience hath shown that…

brain science

There’s nothing wrong with you!

Why is change so difficult? Dozens of people. Times 12 months. Times 15 years. That’s how many people I’ve spoken to about their fitness needs since Arena Fitness opened in January of 2003. People inquiring…

I’m My Own Worst Enemy

By Madeleine St. Marie Over the summer, I worked at a summer camp. Occasionally, we would take our kids to do some gymnastics. Before the kids were able to take the mat, the head coach…

Beast of the Week!

By Jonathan Aluzas Glenn Freeman - All-Out Beast!! Don't let the smile fool you, this man is a Beast.? He's one of the most genuinely kind and warm-hearted guys you'll ever meet, the kind of…

Saving Time to Save Your Waistline

By: Madeleine St. Marie As a graduate student, I don’t have a lot of time. My 50-mile commute to school doesn’t help matters much, either. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve come home…

As Seen on TV

By: Sarah Schmermund, M.A. If you’ve never been a sucker for a fad diet or exercise equipment infomercial (shake weight, anyone?), then you’re lying. Even if it wasn’t weight loss related, we’ve all been seduced…

Recipe of the Week: GF Lasagna (Gluten- and Guilt-Free)

By: Stacey Garcia Love Lasagna but feel guilty every time you indulge in it? Here's a gluten-free, vegetarian version of it that you'll love! Thank you Phillip Greenbaum and Shauna Nevens for creating this masterpiece!!…

In Praise of the “Holy Shit” Moment

By: Jonathan Aluzas Anyone who has experienced one knows exactly what it is.? Anyone who trains hard, has played high school football, practices martial arts or otherwise engages in a lifestyle of strenuous physical activity…

Save the Gossip for the Nail Salon

By: Sarah Schmermund, M.A. We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again.? If you can carry on a conversation, it doesn’t count as cardio. Thankfully, research is finally backing us up. For years, the…