Olympic weightlifting isn’t just for Olympians anymore. At Gold's Gym SoCal, we're committed to providing our members with the most up-to-date equipment, which is why we've been installing Olympic weightlifting platforms throughout our clubs. The platforms are inspired by the Olympic discipline where the objective is to lift the highest total weight in the clean and jerk and the snatch. In recent years the sport has made its way into mainstream fitness programs and now into Gold's Gym SoCal.
It’s that time of year again when many of us make a New Year’s resolution, then let it fall by the wayside a short while later. You can break that cycle by making fitness part of your routine. We know it’s not easy to establish a routine and stay motivated to stick to it week in and week out, but it’s not easy to get results out of your workouts without it either. We’re human, after all, so developing a fitness routine is as physical as it is mental.
November has arrived, which means we’re just a few weeks away from the holiday whirlwind between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. There are gifts to buy, decorations to hang, meals to make, trips to take, parties to attend and people to see. While the holidays connect us with family and friends, the time between putting the turkey in the oven and waking up in the new year can also feel like a marathon-long sprint that could get in the way of your actual sprints.
Though breast cancer continues to be the second leading cause of cancer death for women in the U.S., the mortality rate for the disease has dropped by 40% over the last three decades. By some estimates, nearly 400,000 additional lives have been saved as a result of increased access to breast health care services and education. The National Breast Cancer Foundation has made it its mission to provide both so that more women can detect their breast cancer in its earliest stage when it’s more treatable. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Gold’s Gym SoCal is raising funds to support NBCF’s work during our annual Press for the Chest event.