Woman assaulted in Planet Fitness parking lot in Belmont, NC

A woman had finished working out Thursday at a Planet Fitness in Belmont, North Carolina, when police said a man beat her unconscious in the parking lot. Police arrested a 25-year-old man after responding to a report of an “assault in progress” shortly before 12:30 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of the Planet Fitness, according to a Belmont Police Department news release. Police arrested 25-year-old Kevin Thomas Joseph Ryersen in connection with the beating of a woman in…

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Customers being targeted at Life Time Fitness in Collierville

0 Customers being targeted at Life Time Fitness in Collierville COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. – Customers at a popular Collierville gym are being targeted by thieves.  Collierville police said several cars were broken into at the Life Time Fitness on Houston Levee over the past week.  Many people were surprised about the burglaries because the lot always seems full.  “This is a really crowded place so I’m not sure how this could happen,” said Prabu Ragupathi, a gym member.  Download the…

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Fitness and Longevity – Better Endurance and Longer Life

A snapshot of your cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) at age 50 may do more than let you know if you need to up your HIIT routine: It could provide an indication of your longevity, a recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests. In the study, researchers sough to answer whether a better-than-average fitness endurance capacity translated to a longer lifespan. They studied the CRF of over 5,000 men, who average 49 years old at…

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Expert spills what boosts metabolism more

The discussion between cardio and strength training is the most controversial health topic of all, and while most recently, strength training has been proven to be more beneficial to speeding up your metabolism, new research has found otherwise. A University of Copenhagen study has shown that cardio training on an exercise bike causes three times as large an increase in the production of the metabolic hormone FGF21, when compared to strength training with weights. To conduct the study, the…

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Crunch Fitness coming to Moorestown shopping center

Buy Photo Crunch Fitness is coming to this location at East Gate Square shopping center in November. It will be next to a PetSmart and Barnes & Noble.(Photo: Celeste E. Whittaker/Staff Photographer)Buy Photo MOORESTOWN – A national fitness chain is joining the East Gate Square shopping center in the fall. Crunch Fitness has signed a lease to occupy a 25,263-square-foot space at the shopping center, right near the Moorestown Mall. The new location at 1349 Nixon Drive will open…

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The Dark Side of the Male Fitness Internet

INTERNETTING WITH AMANDA HESS One of the internet’s most popular fitness personalities is a dead bodybuilder named Zyzz. Is he the key to unlocking the links between toxic masculinity, objectification and fringe politics? Episode 5 of our video series. One of the internet’s most popular fitness personalities is a dead bodybuilder named Zyzz. Is he the key to unlocking the link between toxic masculinity, objectification, and fringe politics?Published OnAug. 27, 2018 The internet has ushered in an era of…

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