Tag | Fat Loss

Amazing couples weight loss story!

When couples support each other amazing things can happen! It’s a great thing to see someone make progress on their health and fitness goals. It’s even better so watch couples do it together. Having that built-in support network is critical for long-term success and we are so proud of what James and Denise have accomplished! […]

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Should you weigh yourself every day?

Should you weigh yourself every damn day??? I hear the bathroom door close, the scale sliding out, and a beep. Every day.It makes me crazy. But I love my wife, so I don’t say anything. The reason it makes me crazy is because I have long been suspicious of the benefits of weighing yourself daily. […]

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calories in vs. calories out

7 simple calorie clean ups

Calories in vs. calories out…again? I have to be honest, I’m worn out by “calories.” I’m tired of the “calories in vs. calories out” conversations, tired of breaking down food into simple units of energy. Food is so much more than just calories. It creates an environment in your body. It creates a conversation between […]

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Fitness and fat loss

Fitness and Fat Loss Success Story: Belle Taylor

#commitment Belle has been a member for several years and is always upping her game. From personal training to group training to nutrition coaching, she knows that the key to success is having a clear objective and a specific plan of attack. She’s had many successes during her time with Arena Fitness, but here are […]

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Fitness and Fat Loss Success Story: Christine Soliman

The “All-In” Mentality There are a lot of factors that determine success versus failure. But it’s safe to say that people who commit to a process COMPLETELY are almost always successful. Complete commitment, in this case, means a lot of things; being totally coachable and willing to learn, participating fully in group training and personal […]

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Manage Your Expectations

Let’s try something. Grab a tennis ball. Go to an area that is heavily populated with foot traffic; say, Disneyland, an outdoor mall of some kind, a convention. Spin around in a circle three times and throw that tennis ball as far as you can! There’s about a 95% chance you’ll hit someone who wants […]

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Never vow to give up chocolate!

According to Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney, authors of the book, Willpower: If you’re serious about controlling your weight you need the discipline to follow these three rules: #1 – Never go on a diet #2 – Never vow to give up chocolate or any other food #3 – Whether you’re judging yourself or […]

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Your diet will NEVER work. Ever.

“How did I let this happen again?” – Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey is amazing. Billionaire, media mogul, bestseller, bad-ass. But despite all of her accomplishments, her weight is always a topic of discussion. Here’s the tip of the iceberg on her achievements: Had a law named after her Founded a school Honored at the Kennedy […]

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lose weight

Don’t just “lose weight!” Lose the right kind of weight!

“I can’t imagine my life without Arena Fitness!” There’s so much talk about “losing weight.” It’s a national obsession, and for good reason. But if you want to change the way your body looks, feels and functions, you don’t just want to “lose weight,” you need to lose the right kind of weight. And that […]

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nutrition and weight loss

A case study in healthy weight loss: Javier Jung

“I was able to reverse my Type 2 diabetes…” Change can be very challenging, often for reasons outside of your control. But if you care enough, are committed enough, have a strong enough plan and become a part of a community who rally in support of your success, you can change. Javier is a perfect […]

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