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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…

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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…

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…

2012 Fitness Formula for Success: The Basics

By Jonathan Aluzas 2011 is almost over. ?Did you reach your health and fitness objectives? ?If so, then congratulations on achieving something that very few others did. If not, and if you want to get…

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…

The Desire. The Want. The Motivation. The Journey.

By Stacey Garcia Will, Stacey and Rue The Shred is over. 30 days of striving for your personal best, of eating well and exercising your booty off. This time around everything was different. Maybe by…

Workout of the Week

This week's workout is here to put some of the FUN back in your routine. ?While fitness training should be challenging, it doesn't have to be too serious. ?Zumba is a great way to work…

Exercise Your Brain

By: Sarah Schmermund, M.A. Beyond our health and good looks, researchers have asserted for years that exercise also helps our brain function, especially over the long-term. Physical exercise promotes neurogenesis, the creation of new brain…

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…