News & Events

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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It's Your Health!

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
  • Eagleview
Our members are amazing! In the words of acac member Ben Gurley, “It’s your health! Own it!” Watch his inspiring story here:
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acac Gives Back

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
acac Fitness & Wellness Centers sold 25 day memberships for $25 all for charity. Watch the impact of this simple idea spread through communities.
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Best of Richmond, Short Pump

  • Short Pump
Best New Building: acac Short Pump Click the video below to watch the highlight from 8 News acac footage begins at 1:40 Click here to view Best of Richmond, Midlothian!
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Falafel with Avocado Spread

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
This Middle Eastern style sandwich has a Latin spin on it. Garnish with leafy greens and sliced red onion. Makes: 4 stuffed pita halves Ingredients: Patties: 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained ½ cup (2 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese (reduced-fat, optional) ¼ cup finely crushed baked tortilla chips (about ¾ ounce) 2 […]
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Pumpkin Soup

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
Pumpkin and sweet potato add plenty of healthy color to this curry-spiced, cold weather soup. Makes: 6 servings (1 cup each) 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine 1 cup chopped onion 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon curry powder ¼ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 cup (½-inch) cubed, peeled […]
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Broccoli Peanut Stir-Fry

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
Peanuts add crunch to this delicious stir-fry dish and the broccoli and kale add a source of “non-dairy” calcium to your meal. Serves: 4 Ingredients: 2 cups cooked brown rice 2 teaspoons oil (peanut or canola oil work well) 1 cup sliced green onion 1 cup carrots, sliced or chopped 2 cups chopped kale, prewashed […]
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Fruit Salad with Cranberry Poppy Seed Dressing

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
The dressing on this salad, including fresh ginger and citrus, elevates the flavor of each fruit without hiding it. Makes: 6 servings Ingredients: ¾ cup 100% cranberry juice 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon grated, peeled gingerroot ½ teaspoon grated orange zest (optional) ½ teaspoon poppy seeds 2 cups cubed watermelon 1 cup […]
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