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Feb 3, 2021

The Importance of a Good Cool Down

Originally Published: May 24, 2017 Whether you took an energizing group exercise class, went for a run, or worked out around the club with a trainer, a good cool down is important! We asked a few of our Group Exercise Directors at acac for their insight. What does a cool down do for you?  Normalizes body functions such […]

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Feb 3, 2021

How to Improve Your Flexibility This Winter

Originally Published: Jan 23, 2020 We all know the importance of stretching before and after physical activity. But did you know that it’s even more important in the wintertime? Cold weather causes our muscles to contract and tighten in order to conserve body heat. This contraction results in stiff joints and a lower range of […]

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Feb 3, 2021

Why You Should Begin Foam Rolling

Originally Published: Mar 07, 2018 Many people go to the gym and rush through their workout without making time to warm up, cool down, or properly stretch. Forgoing these activities results in sore muscles, slower movements, and weaker performance during exercise. Enter the foam roller. A foam roller looks like a Styrofoam tube and can usually be […]

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Feb 2, 2021

5 Benefits of Partner Yoga

Yoga is often considered a solo activity – a time for self-reflection, for being quiet and achieving inner peace. Successfully practicing yoga with a partner, however, requires a different set of skills: communication, awareness of others and a sense of cooperation outside the self. Partner yoga may seem intimidating, especially if you’re new to yoga in general. But […]

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Jan 20, 2021

What to Know Before Your First Heated Yoga Class

Published: Jan 09, 2020 Stay warm this winter with heated yoga! Whether you’ve been practicing yoga for years or you are a beginner student, heated yoga will take your practice to the next level. Yoga is considered heated or hot when the room temperature ranges between 80 – 100 degrees F. What are the benefits of heated yoga? Practicing […]

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Feb 3, 2021 The Importance of a Good Cool Down

Originally Published: May 24, 2017 Whether you took an energizing group exercise class, went for a run, or worked out around the club with a trainer, a good cool down is important! We asked a few of our Group Exercise Directors at acac for their insight. What does a cool down do for you?  Normalizes body functions such […]

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Feb 3, 2021 How to Improve Your Flexibility This Winter

Originally Published: Jan 23, 2020 We all know the importance of stretching before and after physical activity. But did you know that it’s even more important in the wintertime? Cold weather causes our muscles to contract and tighten in order to conserve body heat. This contraction results in stiff joints and a lower range of […]

read more
Feb 3, 2021 Why You Should Begin Foam Rolling

Originally Published: Mar 07, 2018 Many people go to the gym and rush through their workout without making time to warm up, cool down, or properly stretch. Forgoing these activities results in sore muscles, slower movements, and weaker performance during exercise. Enter the foam roller. A foam roller looks like a Styrofoam tube and can usually be […]

read more
Feb 2, 2021 5 Benefits of Partner Yoga

Yoga is often considered a solo activity – a time for self-reflection, for being quiet and achieving inner peace. Successfully practicing yoga with a partner, however, requires a different set of skills: communication, awareness of others and a sense of cooperation outside the self. Partner yoga may seem intimidating, especially if you’re new to yoga in general. But […]

read more
Jan 20, 2021 What to Know Before Your First Heated Yoga Class

Published: Jan 09, 2020 Stay warm this winter with heated yoga! Whether you’ve been practicing yoga for years or you are a beginner student, heated yoga will take your practice to the next level. Yoga is considered heated or hot when the room temperature ranges between 80 – 100 degrees F. What are the benefits of heated yoga? Practicing […]