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Entries in Snap Fitness (10)


When is the best time to work out?

What is the best time of the day to work out? Is it better soon after you wake up or a couple hours before bedtime? 

Researchers say that the best time is at least 6 hours after getting up, but no more than 12 hours after. They say that during this 6-hour timeframe your strength and endurance is at its best. You are also less injury prone. 

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  • Link between money spent on technology and obesity
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    Snap Fitness Reaches Out to Sedentary Truck Drivers, Plans to Build Roadside Facilities

    Snap Fitness wants to help truck drivers, who are prone to health issues due to the sedentary nature of their jobs, make a healthy change.

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    Snap CEO Peter Taunton Wants to Give You a Free Health Club

    Walk down the hallway at IHRSA’s annual convention and you’ll see hundreds of entrepreneurs who struggled to start their own businesses. Their paths to the top of the fitness industry would've been far easier had they known Peter Taunton.

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    Anyone Want a Free Health Club? (Seriously)

    Snap Fitness is searching for a driven, entrepreneurial person to take over a health club for free. No experience necessary. Read about this and more in This Week in the Fitness Industry. (Photo: RambergMediaImages)

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    This Week in Fitness: Snap Named Top Franchise for Young Entrepreneurs

    Span Fitness was recently named one of the top franchises for young entrepreneurs. Read about this and more in This Week in Fitness.

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