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30 Minute Workout and 9 Week Program to Get Lean for Summer! (Part 1)

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Summertime is just 9 weeks away! Are you ready?

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Dumbbells 101 – Sculpting Your Summertime Shoulders

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Summer is just around the corner, and you know what that means, right? It’s time to say “GOODBYE” to sleeves and “HELLO” to cut-offs and tank-tops. Oh, and let’s not forget swimsuits. Now that your shoulders are going to be exposed, it’s time to advance your shoulder workouts by incorporating some dumbbell exercises.

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90 Day Weight Loss Workout Plan – (Days 75-90) – The Grand Finale

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Spot Train for Strength and Definition, NOT Fat Loss. Learn why!

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Weight Machines 101 – Leg Machines – Smaller Muscle Isolation – (Part 3)

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Break Through Weight Training Plateaus with Drop Sets

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We’ve all been there…You’re working hard and seeing consistent results, and then one day you notice the progress stopped…you plateaued.

This is when it’s time to add some additional strategy to your routine with drop sets. Drop sets are an awesome addition to get you past that plateau and on to new results.

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90 Day Weight Loss Workout Plan – Part 5 (Days 60-75)

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3 Things to Expect When you Begin to Work Out and Cut Calories to Lose Weight

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Daylight Saving Spring Time Change 2014 Can Help You #MoveMoreBurnMore

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Dumbbells 101 – Get a Leg up with these Dumbbell Exercises!

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So you’ve gotten comfortable with a pair of dumbbells in your hand and you’re ready to start using them more in your workouts. How exciting! Now it’s time to move onto the largest muscle group in the body…your legs.

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The 90 Day Weight Loss Workout Plan – Part 4 (Days 45-60) – Half Way There!

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Dumbbells 101 – Chest Exercises

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When you’re just beginning a strength training routine weight machines are an excellent option to help you build a solid foundation. However, as you continue to progress you should begin to substitute some of those machine exercises with dumbbell exercises to help build additional overall strength and balance.[i]

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LA Fitness Presidents’ Day and Family Day (CA) Holiday Hours 2014

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The 90 Day Weight Loss Workout Plan – Part 3 (Days 30–45) #MoveMoreBurnMore

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Wow, you’re really on a roll now! Great work on making it this far; you’ve made it a third of the way to completing the 90 Day Weight Loss Workout Plan.

If you are new, remember to start from the beginning by CLICKING HERE:

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20 New Ideas for the New Year

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Your 90 Day New Year’s Resolution Weight Loss STRATEGY

90-Day-StrategyHow to get started and what to do for the first 30 days…THE STRATEGY!

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Your 90 Day Weight Loss Workout Plan – #MoveMoreBurnMore – Part 2 (Days 16 – 30)

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Define Your Abs and Your Mood with Laughter and These Exercises – Abs / Core 101 (Part 2)

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The 90 Day New Year’s Resolution Weight Loss Workout Plan – #MoveMoreBurnMore

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Your 2014 Resolution Weight Loss and Workout Plan is Coming! #MoveMoreBurnMore

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Weight Machines 101 – Arm Machines – Biceps

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15 REAL STORIES of Fitness and Weight Loss in 2013

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Top 10 TOP TIPS of 2013

blog-top-10The New Year is almost here, and though 2013 is almost over, it has been an incredible year for LIVING HEALTHY and TOP TIPS! We published over 50 TOP TIPS articles this year to help you reach your personal health and fitness goals, and the response, which resulted in record-breaking readership, was amazing.

But before we dash off into a new year of fitness, exercises and healthy trends, we are taking a walk down memory lane and sharing with you the TOP 10 TOP TIPS of 2013…just in case you missed one.

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Life Through Fitness, Kira’s REAL STORY ‘Portrait of a Mother’

On March 12, 2013 Kira Martin went into labor with her fifth child; she had a boy, Lucas. After his birth, however, she experienced severe complications and almost died. In “Portrait of a Mother,” Kira recounts the terrifying 10 hours that followed and explains how fitness may have saved her life. This is her story. This is her second chance.

Racquetball and Fitness Firsthand with World Ranked Racquetball Pro, Alvaro Beltran

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Weight Machines 101 – Leg Machines – Complete Leg Exercises – (Part 2)

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Thanksgiving Day Holiday Hours for LA Fitness and Kids Klub

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What are the Thanksgiving Day hours of operation for LA Fitness Clubs and Kids Klub? Is LA Fitness open or closed on Thanksgiving Day? Is the kids club open at LA Fitness on Thanksgiving Day? Look no further, LIVING HEALTHY has your Thanksgiving Day Holiday hours answer for LA Fitness and Kids Klub.

While you’re here, be sure to checkout a couple of our Thanksgiving TOP TIP articles:

CLICK HERE to READ - Popular Thanksgiving Foods, Calories and Healthy Options

CLICK HERE to READ  - The 15 Minute Thanksgiving Day Workout

LA Fitness Club Hours of operation for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2013 – All Clubs are open for workouts from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. (United States Clubs only)*

Kids Klub is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2013.

LA Fitness and the kids club are open the day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday, and will resume normal operating hours for the remainder of Thanksgiving weekend.

*All clubs located in Canada will maintain normal operating hours.

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Weight Machines 101 – Leg Machines – (Part 1)

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After Losing Almost 100 Pounds, Karrie’s Next Challenges – A 10K and Half Marathon

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Even though she had lost almost 100 pounds, Karrie wasn’t entirely serious when she said, “Maybe one day I’ll run a marathon.” Well, she didn’t think she was being serious anyway. Immediately after making this statement people began telling her that she should do it. In fact, everyone who knew her believed she could do it…but Karrie had never ran in any such race. A year ago she couldn’t even run one mile let alone consider running 26.2. She was flattered by the confidence that people had in her, but Karrie had her doubts.

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Core Work Outs and Ab Exercises 101 – Part 1

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From Recruit to Law Enforcement Officer – James’ REAL STORY

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LA Fitness and Kids Klub Hours for Halloween

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LA Fitness is open for normal operating hours on Halloween, October 31, 2013. Although, Kids Klub is closed in the evening.

SUBSCRIBE today to get all of our LA Fitness LIVING HEALTHY updates! CLICK HERE to learn how.

‘Fallback’ Time, Helpful Reminders and Tips for the Time Change this Fall

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Get Back to the Basics for a Tight and Toned Body (Part 2 – Lifting Weights / Resistance Training)

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Want to SHRED BODY FAT?! Follow These 4 Steps

If you are frustrated with your body fat, don’t worry. You just need to alter your approach, and combine these 4 Steps to help you shed body fat.

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Weight Machines 101 – SHOULDERS

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Chrissy Loses 49 Pounds in Spite of Injury; Gets the ‘Okay’ to Get Back in the Gym

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Weight Machines 101 – Back Machines

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Weight Machines 101 – Arm Machines – Triceps

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The Life of a Navy SEAL SERE Instructor – Scott’s REAL STORY

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9 Tasty Foods for a Healthier Way to Tailgate

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Weight Machines 101 – Chest Machines

Chest machines 101Learn which MACHINES work your CHEST and how to use them.

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5 Common Obstacles & How You Can Overcome Them

If you’re like most people, you have likely run into your fair share of obstacles due to work and other responsibilities that have prevented you from exercising as much as you would like to…Hey, it happens!

Even on days that you have your workouts scheduled in your calendar it seems that unexpected obstacles and extra responsibilities just seem to pop up, right?

So how do you make sure that you don’t get derailed by these obstacles?

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The Blue Print for Building Muscle

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Whether you’re a muscle bound fitness fanatic or someone who simply wants to live an active and healthy lifestyle, building muscle can help you!

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Back on Course After Knee and Hip Surgery – Clay’s Story Continues to Inspire

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“I am doing more physical activities than I have in years… and I am doing them better,” Clay said.

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LA Fitness Labor Day Hours for Clubs and Kids Klubs

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Is LA Fitness and the Kids Klub open on Labor Day? What are the hours for LA Fitness clubs and Kids Klub for for Labor Day 2013?

Labor Day – September 2, 2013 — All LA Fitness clubs located in the United States are open until 8 p.m. and until 6 p.m. in Canada to commemorate the holiday.

Kids Klub is closed on Labor Day at all LA Fitness clubs located in the United States and Canada.

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Carbohydrate Loading 2.0 – Eating for Endurance

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Clay’s ‘Hip’ Recovery; Getting Back on Track

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237 to 147 Pounds and 3.1 Miles Later, Karrie Runs Her First 5K Race

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She Tried it all and Nothing Worked…Until Now! Karrie’s Secret to Losing 90 Pounds

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Sizzling Summer Six-Pack Tips

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Creating a summer six-pack isn’t just about the exercises you perform; it’s also about the lifestyle choices you make each and every day.

After integrating the Sizzling Summer Six-Pack Exercises from our last article into your fitness routine, you’ll probably want some equally sizzling six-pack lifestyle tips to complement your hard work in the gym.

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