Fitness Community

January 06, 2014 // Category: Fitness Community

DontWantToBulkUp.jpgFar too often I hear similar comments from customers at fitness retail stores, gym members, or even co-workers in our company gym at Life Fitness headquarters: They’re worried about “bulking up.” For some reason, strength training has become synonymous with athletes, meatheads, and people looking to “bulk up.”  This thought is a common misconception.

Matt Elsesser

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.


Tom Phillips

December 05, 2013 // Category: Fitness Community

AvoidingSicknessAtTheGym.jpgWorking 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.

Emily Schwabero

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