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Sales Bootcamp

  • Eagleview
  • West Chester

Interested in training in membership sales for the fitness and wellness industry? We are now accepting applications to attend our Sales Bootcamp on September 14th and 15th.

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Five Smoothie Add-Ins that Pack a Nutritional Punch

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
Looking to shake up your typical smoothie? Here are five great options to try! AvocadoYour first thought might be – what? Wouldn’t that taste … weird? As surprising as it might sound, avocados are a surprisingly versatile addition to your smoothie. Mixing in a few slices of avocado will add healthy fats, B-vitamins, fiber, Vitamin…
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Workouts Inspired by Top Athletes

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Get inspired by the 2016 games and try your hand at these exercises that top athletes use to train for competition!

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Five Ways to Stay Motivated to Hit the Gym

  • Charlottesville
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium

Every once in a while, we all fall into the rut of being too tired or too busy to make it to the gym. Here are five best tips and tricks to get motivated and, more importantly, to stay motivated to hit the gym consistently.

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acac Logo Shop Flash Sale

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

On Friday, August 5, 2016, acac facebook fans and Instagram followers receive 25% off all acac logo merchandise, including sale items. And if you share this post on your own Facebook or Instagram page, you’ll receive a free gift! Simply show your post or follower status at the point of purchase.

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Hot Weather Exercise and Training Tips

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
Hot Weather Exercise and Training Tips We are well into the dog days’ of summer! Are you looking forward to an early fall road race or cycling event? Or perhaps a special hike to enjoy fall foliage? Training for endurance or speed during the hot summer months can be a challenge if you are not…
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Easy Exercises for the Workplace

  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Busy day at work and no time to hit the gym? Try one of these easy exercises you can do right at your desk to improve strength, balance, and even concentration at work!

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Are You Practicing Proper Summer Skin Safety?

  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Everyone knows that too much unprotected time in the sun leads to sunburn which can then lead to cancer and other health risks. And while yes, sunscreen is the most common antidote, it’s not the only solution. In recognition of July as UV Safety Month, read on to learn proper practices for summer skin safety.

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The Healing Powers of Warm Water Exercise

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium

For those suffering from arthritis, fibromyalgia and other conditions that affect the joints, doctors often recommend exercise. Regular, moderate exercise can reduce joint pain and stiffness, build strong muscle around joints, and reduce inflammation from arthritis, as well as offer a multitude of other health benefits. But it’s difficult to think about pounding away on a treadmill or lifting weights when some days it can be hard to get out of bed. Warm water exercise can be just the ticket to regular physical activity.

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What's in Season This Summer

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
What’s in Season This Summer: Fruits and Veggies It used to be obvious which fruits and vegetables were in season by simply walking through the produce section. If produce wasn’t in season it either wasn’t in sight or the price per pound was quadrupled.  More and more consumers can find almost anything any time of…
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Free Personal Safety Workshop for acac Members and Their Guests

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
Be Your Own Hero: Best Practices for Personal Safety in a Public Emergency Following the devastating and senseless tragedies of Orlando and other cities across the nation, communities are faced with thinking about the unthinkable. In this one-hour lecture, security expert Jason Perry will discuss personal strategies for safety in the event of a large-scale…
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Aging Well: Tips for Staying Active After 50

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Physical activity is a key component of health at any stage of life, but becomes increasingly important as we age. Check out these simple tips for staying active after 50.

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Working Out While on Vacation

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Perhaps the only thing harder than creating and maintaining an exercise regimen is adapting said regimen to new parameters, like when you’re on vacation and away from the hustle and bustle of the gym. We’re not saying you need to attend a wellness retreat or book a Himalayan excursion for your next getaway—but it wouldn’t hurt to incorporate a little activity into your itinerary.

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Top 10 Reasons to Include Aquatics in Your Workout Routine

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Are you looking for something new to add to your workout routine? Think about adding the pool to your schedule! With many added benefits that you can’t get on the fitness floor, the pool can be a welcome change to any routine.

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Best Cycling Tips and Insights

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
Want to ride? Here are some cycling tips and insights for those new to the sport. Benefits There are many positive health-related effects from cycling, including reducing your risk of heart disease, boosting your immune system, and burning fat. Here are some additional benefits that you may not have thought about! Sleep better: Spending time outside exposes you to…
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Is Indoor or Outdoor Exercise Better?

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

The weather is warming up and the question on everyone’s mind is– Is indoor or outdoor exercise better? Find out the unique benefits of both and discover the combination that’s right for you.

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