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Exercise for a cause this Super Bowl weekend at acac Midlothian’s 9th Annual Ber’s Bowl! Join us Friday, February 5-Sunday, February 7, as acac Midlothian opens its doors and offers free group exercise classes to raise money for pediatric cancer research.
Many people understand the value of exercise, yet they avoid it like the plague. Especially at a gym. There can be worries and doubts that get in the way of taking that first step towards fitness. At acac, we recognize you may have some hesitations, and we try to allay those fears.
When we think of generosity we typically think of how our actions affect others—but what about the effects of generosity on our own minds and bodies? Studies have shown that acts of giving are linked to increased mental health and wellness for all involved.
Whether you have those last pesky five pounds to lose or have a longer journey ahead of you, staying motivated can prove to be challenging! Here are some tips you can try to keep your enthusiasm high and your mind focused on your goals.
Even just one yoga class each week can make a difference in your life. Give it a try! If you are new to exercise or participating in acac‘s physician referred exercise program, we have a class to suit your needs.
When Theresa’s cancer came back for a second time, she knew she wanted to begin an exercise program to help get through her treatments. Theresa also knew there would be days that she wouldn’t feel like working out. Here’s what working out with a friend did for her.
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.
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?
Doing any activity with a friend just seems like more fun. Fitness is no exception.
Many of us are hearing and reading about the importance of a strong core…
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.