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Exercise is Powerful Medicine

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
  • Eagleview

Although many of us think of exercise as a means for maintaining or losing weight, acac‘s Nurse Erin reminds us that good things happen to your health from day one of your exercise program–even before the scale begins to show results.

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partner exercises

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
  • Eagleview
You’ve heard about the benefits of working out with others, including accountability, motivation, and FUN! Give these partner exercises a try. If you have any questions or would like to learn more, ask any acac Fitness Specialist. Chariot Runs Grab some dense tubing (like bike tire tubing) & wrap around your partner’s waist. Resist as they try…
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Bringing Health Back to School

  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester

No one knows quite how it happens. First, you’re planning a beach vacation five months down the road and wondering if you’ll fit into last summer’s clothing. Then you blink and suddenly it’s Labor Day weekend and the kids are headed back to school. Your mental health is sure to undergo a few strains—but what about your physical health? Better yet, what about your child’s health?

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Stories of Friendship at the Gym

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Eagleview

Doing any activity with a friend just seems like more fun. Fitness is no exception.

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core strength: how to work the core while you're at work

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
  • Eagleview
Many of us are hearing and reading about the importance of a strong core. Here are some common questions and some ways that working adults can mix core exercises into a busy day in the office. Why is core strength so important? A major function of your core is your posture. Your posture affects your breathing…
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10 Ways to Make Packing Your Lunch More Enjoyable

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
  • Eagleview

Packing your lunch for work can save you hundreds of dollars over the course of a year. It can also help you lose weight and eat healthier. Taking a little time to plan on the weekend or the night before can provide you with a nutritious lunch that you look forward to eating. Enjoy these 10 tips for making a packed lunch enjoyable.

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How to Put Corporate Wellness to Work for You and Your Company

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
  • Eagleview

While there is no simple solution to the nation’s growing health crisis, it is evident that if everyone were to become physically active, the savings for individuals, employers, and the nation would be dramatic. With U.S. employees spending nearly 8 hours on the job each day, proven corporate wellness programs can be a win-win for all involved.

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Quick Tips for Sitting at a Desk

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
  • Eagleview

Many of us are unaware of problems that can arise from sitting at a desk  all day. No need to quit your job! Improve it with these tips!

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physical health success podcast

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump

Adults are busier than ever it seems. Maintaining a regular regimen that includes eating right and exercising isn’t always easy but it is possible, and very necessary in order to achieve physical health success. Listen to this “Sounds of Success” podcast featuring Dr. Pamela Ross and acac owner Phil Wendel.

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test the waters with our 30-day guarantee

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
  • Eagleview

Making a decision to join a club is difficult. Will I like the people there? Will I really stick with it? Did I make the right choice? These are all fair questions that can only be answered by trying the club. With our 30-day guarantee, you can experience acac without the pressure of wondering whether you made the right decision.

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acac named a top workplace

  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump

acac has been recognized as a top workplace in Richmond, Virginia. Among factors considered were employee engagement, community involvement, and diversity.

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acac donates $83,400 to Alzheimer's Association

  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
Alzheimer’s Association chapters in Virginia and Pennsylvania recently received an $83,400 donation from acac Fitness and Wellness Centers as a result of the company’s March 30 Days for $30 campaign. The campaign, which ran at acac’s locations in Midlothian, Short Pump and Charlottesville, VA, as well as Exton and West Chester, PA, provided individuals a…
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New boys basketball camp!

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump

Virginia Legends basketball camp for boys at Graves Mountain Lodge is the perfect combination of skills training and traditional summer camp. acac members and team members receive a 10% discount!

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Work out & give back!

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
  • Eagleview
acac invites you to work out & give back with our 30 days for $30 campaign during the month of March. Your $30 gives you a 30-day membership in the club. 100% of funds will go to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Chuck Boyer was an avid runner. In 2012, Chuck was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease…
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Why do our members love p.r.e.p.®?

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
  • Eagleview
We had to ask, “Why do you love p.r.e.p.®?” Check out what our members had to say!
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Welcome to our newly redesigned website!

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
  • Eagleview
We are excited to bring a new look and increased functionality to acac.com! We hope you’ll enjoy the new features, such as advanced group class search filters and easier navigation. The video below will give you a brief overview of the new, mobile-responsive site:
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