December 12, 2013 // Category: Fitness Community
At the end of every year, Life Fitness selects the Most Inspiring Story through submissions via the Life Fitness Mileage Club. Each entry shares their fitness experience, how their commitment plus Life Fitness home equipment has improved their lives, and how many miles they recorded on their equipment. We started with many entries and narrowed it down to three finalists … but it’s going to take a little help from you to decide the winner.
Read their stories below, then go to the Life Fitness Facebook page and tell us who you think should be crowned the 2013 Most Inspiring Life Fitness Mileage Club winner.
December 05, 2013 // Category: Fitness Community
Working out should make you feel stronger and healthier - not weaken you immune system from sweat and germs on shared equipment. Unfortunately, most fitness facilities are bacterial breeding grounds caused by a "perfect storm" of close contact and moisture. While washing your hands regularly (for a full 20 seconds) is one of the best barriers to germ sharing, there are even more actions to take ownership of your health during cold and flu season.
November 25, 2013 // Category: Fitness Community
I recently read an article on Forbes.com about why companies should hire athletes. It explained our drive for success, our inclination to take the lead, our desire to work hard and our ability to balance multiple projects. What it didn't explain was where a lot of us got those skills from. The factor that really makes me and my peers such strong job candidates goes back to our ability to handle the student-athlete challenge early in life. From my experience, if you can discover the power to balance and stay afloat during your educational years, you can accomplish anything. Below are some of the best student-athlete strategies I learned along the way.