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California State University, Long Beach
CHHS Lifefit Center
LFC Management

LifeFit Center @ The Beach
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840
Phone: (562) 985-2015


Day Hours
Mon - Thurs 8:30am - 7pm
Fri 8:30am - 2pm
Sat 8:30am - 12pm







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Stepping On: Preventing Falls Workshop

Join LifeFit Director Ayla Donlin on Wednesday, September 9th at 12 pm as she shares important information about balance and strength exercises, vision and falls, footwear, home safety, and medication management strategies!

Stepping On


Join Us for Our New Pilates Class!

We are excited to offer a new Pilates class on Mondays! This means you get a double dose of Pilates each week - on Mondays AND Wednesdays at 11 am in KIN 110B!



Thank You for Attending our Resistance Training Workshop!

Thank you everyone who joined us for our Resistance Training Workshop on Wednesday, July 8th! Ulises and Adrian gave us some excellent tips on how to resistance train and build or maintain muscle mass. If you'd like to see what they presented, check out the presentation (below).

RT Picture


Exercise With Your Friends!

The LFC is now offering Buddy and Small Group Training! Grab a friend or two and train with one of our certified personal trainers! Contact LFC Assistant Director Emily at (562) 985-2087 or for more details.

Buddy Training


Reserve Your Spot in an Upcoming Strength 4 Living Cohort!

S4L Flyer

Strength 4 Living is a 16-week program, broken up into four 4-week phases. Each S4L cohort consists of 8-10 participants meeting 2 or 3 days per week for 75 minutes. Each session is a combination of circuit training and cardiovascular training. Pre-, mid-, and post-assessments help you track your progress. Each cohort is led by one of our qualified trainers.

Partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

The LifeFit Center is in partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) on campus at LBSU. Together, OLLI and the LifeFit Center share the same passion for lifelong education, health, and wellness. OLLI is sponsored by the College of Health and Human Services. OLLI is a source of widely varied courses of interest to persons 50 years of age or older. For more information about OLLI, please click here.



Cassidy LaPenna

Our Team Member for the month of August is Cassidy! Cassidy is a current Fitness Option student and one of our awesome interns this summer. We are excited to have Cassidy as a part of our team. She brings positive energy, initiative, and stellar customer service to our facility. Stop by the Service Desk Wednesdays and Thursdays to say hello!



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Summer Yoga

Summer Yoga is here! Join us every Friday @ 8:15 - 9:30 am in KIN 107. This class is only here for a limited time & is FREE to all LifeFit & OLLI members!

Summer Yoga

Sun's Out Gun's Out Aqua Fitness Party!

Thanks to everyone who joined us for this event on Wednesday, June 17th! We had a blast!

Aqua Fitness Party



Here is a look at the LifeFit Center's monthly themes for 2014. If you have any ideas or suggestions for activities or speakers at the LFC, please let LFC management know:

January - Goal Setting

February - Healthy Heart

March - Nutrition

April - Exercise Is Medicine

May - Arthritis Awareness

June - Social Wellness

July - Resistance Training

August - Benefits of Outdoor Activity

September - Falls/ Injury Prevention

October - Cardiorespiratory Fitness

November - Mental Health & Stress Reduction

December - Healthy Holidays




The LifeFit Center is now proud to say that it is officially an Exercise is Medicine on Campus facility.

We at the LifeFit Center are making a commitment to uphold and promote these guiding principles of the Exercise is Medicine on Campus (EIMC) Program.

• Exercise and physical activity are important to health and the prevention and treatment of many chronic diseases.

• More should be done in university and college settings to encourage students to establish lifelong exercise and physical activity habits that have the power to significantly improve the quality of students’ lives.

• Support the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM’s) efforts to bring a greater focus on exercise and physical activity in university and college settings.




Greetings LifeFit Members!

Greetings LifeFit Members,

Our theme for August is Outdoor Activities! We are going to take full advantage of this by hosting a Scavenger Hunt on Friday the 14th of August – join me! Because August is traditionally a hot month in Long Beach, please be sure to drink a lot of water and to wear sunscreen and protective clothing when you are outdoors.


As I am thinking about outdoor activities, I would really like to share an outreach program that the LifeFit Center has been offering the North Long Beach community called the Beach Community Wellness Program (BCWP). BCWP is a program in which CSULB faculty and students collaborate with the City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services to offer free fitness and nutrition programming to low-income families. The vision of BCWP is to Create a Healthier Community, One Citizen at a Time. The mission of BCWP is to provide innovative and collaborative wellness programming that empowers community members to improve levels of health and wellness, and to provide experiential and reflective leadership programming that empowers students to make career choices and to become community leaders.


I would like to invite you out to Houghton Park in North Long Beach where we host the programming. Starting in late September, we will meet on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 am – 10 am. Please let me know if you are interested in volunteering to help with this program. As LifeFit members, you will be able to show folks of all ages that they are able to pursue an active lifestyle and Move More. Live Longer.

In Health,

Dr. Ayla Donlin

LifeFit Center @ The Beach Director