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08
2018

Women Within the Weights Area

By taking a step outside of your comfort zone you can achieve amazing results. A lot of women generally feel uncomfortable or insecure when entering the free weight area of the gym. It’s certainly a common opinion. I personally know many women who feel this way when walking into the weights section;...

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04
2018

Women and Strength Training

How many times have women been deterred from lifting weights or strength training because of the misconception that they will end up “bulky” or “massive”? There are actually many benefits to women having a strength training routine as part of their exercise schedule.  Increasing and maintaining adeq...

09
10
2017

MTAN: Brodie Smith

Meet Belmont’s latest More Than a Number, Brodie! Status Part time work. Have you always been involved in fitness or exercise? No, not until this year because of my disability. What brought you to Planet Fitness? An experienced friend offered to train me, I enjoyed it and wanted to catch up to...

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09
2017

Meet the World’s Oldest Male Bodybuilder

85-year-old Jim Arrington is showing no signs of slowing down Think your age gives you an excuse to skip leg day? Nice try, but California bodybuilder Jim Arrington strongly begs to differ. The 85-year-old has just been named the world’s oldest male bodybuilder by Guinness World Records, and i...

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08
2017

The Basics of Stretching

For many people, the idea of stretching seems to be spending a lot of time in the back of your mind gathering dust and not really getting the attention it needs. Don’t worry you’re in the same boat as a large percentage of the people in the gym. Read on to understand the importance of stretching and...