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...


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...


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...


Basic Weight Training – 5 Handy Hints

Are you tired of going into the gym and getting on the same bike or treadmill every day? Or is running just not really your thing? Or maybe you feel fit but you just want to look toned or get stronger? Well, perhaps it’s time you gave weights a try! Weight training has many benefits besides just try...