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May 3, 2024

p.r.e.p Corner | Boost Your Mental Well-Being

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to prioritize physical health over mental health. However, just like our muscles need exercise to stay strong, our minds require nourishment and care to thrive. Our p.r.e.p. Nurses have put together some thought provoking points to help boost your mental well-being, including actionable strategies for […]

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Apr 4, 2024

5 Must-Have Foods for Your Weekly Menu: A Nutritional Guide

The foundation of good health lies in what we eat along with exercise, sleep, and emotional health. Today, we’re excited to talk about five phenomenal foods that should be in your weekly menu and on your shopping list: avocado, eggs, almonds, watermelon, and the ancient grain quinoa. Let’s dive in and explore why these foods […]

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Apr 4, 2024

p.r.e.p. Corner | 3 Tips for Hitting Your Fitness Goals

Welcome to our monthly p.r.e.p. corner! This month highlights the interconnectedness of nutrition, exercise, and foundational habits in achieving optimal health. p.r.e.p. Director Lisa Woodcock’s insights on embracing process goals echo Nurse Deena’s approach to customizable meals – both emphasize the importance of consistency and mindful choices. Let’s dive into our 3 tips for hitting […]

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Mar 3, 2024

Anaerobic Exercises: Fitness Benefits & Examples

When it comes to fitness, many people focus on aerobic exercise like running. While aerobic workouts are important especially for cardiovascular health, anaerobic exercise is crucial for a well-rounded fitness routine and maintaining health.   Our guide will examine anaerobic exercise, why it’s important, its benefits, and the different types of anaerobic exercises and provide […]

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Jul 19, 2022

The Top 6 Health Benefits of Playing Tennis

Tennis is one of those trickster sports that never seems like a serious workout, but actually is a complete full-body exercise that combines all the various elements of cardio, strength training, hand-eye-coordination, and flexibility into one perfect aerobic activity. At ACAC, tennis is one of our favorite racquet sports and ultimate choice in exercise for […]

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May 3, 2024 p.r.e.p Corner | Boost Your Mental Well-Being

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to prioritize physical health over mental health. However, just like our muscles need exercise to stay strong, our minds require nourishment and care to thrive. Our p.r.e.p. Nurses have put together some thought provoking points to help boost your mental well-being, including actionable strategies for […]

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Apr 4, 2024 5 Must-Have Foods for Your Weekly Menu: A Nutritional Guide

The foundation of good health lies in what we eat along with exercise, sleep, and emotional health. Today, we’re excited to talk about five phenomenal foods that should be in your weekly menu and on your shopping list: avocado, eggs, almonds, watermelon, and the ancient grain quinoa. Let’s dive in and explore why these foods […]

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Apr 4, 2024 p.r.e.p. Corner | 3 Tips for Hitting Your Fitness Goals

Welcome to our monthly p.r.e.p. corner! This month highlights the interconnectedness of nutrition, exercise, and foundational habits in achieving optimal health. p.r.e.p. Director Lisa Woodcock’s insights on embracing process goals echo Nurse Deena’s approach to customizable meals – both emphasize the importance of consistency and mindful choices. Let’s dive into our 3 tips for hitting […]

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Mar 3, 2024 Anaerobic Exercises: Fitness Benefits & Examples

When it comes to fitness, many people focus on aerobic exercise like running. While aerobic workouts are important especially for cardiovascular health, anaerobic exercise is crucial for a well-rounded fitness routine and maintaining health.   Our guide will examine anaerobic exercise, why it’s important, its benefits, and the different types of anaerobic exercises and provide […]

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Jul 19, 2022 The Top 6 Health Benefits of Playing Tennis

Tennis is one of those trickster sports that never seems like a serious workout, but actually is a complete full-body exercise that combines all the various elements of cardio, strength training, hand-eye-coordination, and flexibility into one perfect aerobic activity. At ACAC, tennis is one of our favorite racquet sports and ultimate choice in exercise for […]

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May 17, 2022 Your Summer Workout Guide: strength training, cardio, and healthy lifestyle tips for optimal results

Hello, summer! How we’ve missed you. Summer is always the best time to take a look at your current nutrition and fitness routine and make any necessary changes that will help you meet your goals! With the reintroduction of beach days, outdoor sports, and fresh, seasonal fruits, there’s no better time than now to up […]

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Mar 17, 2022 Why & How to Add More Green Foods to Your Diet

In order to take in the broadest spectrum of essential nutrients, it’s important to eat as many colors of fruits and vegetables as possible. Green foods are especially beneficial in providing antioxidants and health-promoting phytochemicals such as lutein, which are believed by researchers to protect cells from and slow the rate of cancer. Besides providing […]

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Nov 17, 2021 Six Tips for Balancing Health and Holiday Cheer

By Sarah Frazier, ACSM-CPT, PCES The excitement of Halloween has ended, but the holiday season is just beginning! Many times, the holidays can be a challenging time for folks trying to make healthy choices because of the temptation of sweets and treats around. All foods can fit into a healthy diet in moderation, but there […]

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Mar 31, 2021 The Beginner’s Guide to Quick Desk Exercises

Orignially Published: Jun 28, 2015 In 2013, it was reported that 86% of American jobs involved sitting for long periods—if not all day1. Desk jobs make it difficult to exercise one’s body properly and can lead to a largely sedentary lifestyle with health hazards galore. The trick is to incorporate physical activity into your daily […]

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Mar 1, 2021 Benefits of Working Out with Others

Originally Published: Aug 12, 2015 Whether it’s your favorite coworker to vent to, your Friday night plans buddy, or the friend who drops everything to cheer you up—there is something to be said for camaraderie. Friends are those who support us, encourage us, and tell us the truth about our (mis)adventures in fashion. We like […]