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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 […]

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Feb 22, 2021

Drink More Water | 7 Helpful Tips

Originally Published: May 28, 2015 Do you find yourself not drinking as much water as you should? Our daily schedules are demanding and sometimes even life’s simplest routines seem to slip past us.  We understand!  Whether you’re on the job, raising a family, or at acac exercising, it is essential to take time for yourself and drink water. […]

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Feb 22, 2021

The Power of Massage

Originally Published: Feb 18, 2019 Almost all healthy people occasionally have a physical condition that can be improved by massage. No matter how well you may be, a good massage will leave you feeling better. Conditions Generally Relieved by Massage:•Depression    •Migraines   •Headaches    •Arthritis   •Fibromyalgia    •Acute Injuries   •Sciatica    •Anxiety   •Neck Pain    […]

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Feb 22, 2021

Physiology and Benefits of Massage

Originally Published: Oct 27, 2015 Massage Rx: Write yourself a prescription for greater health and well-being Most everyone knows about the benefits associated with relaxation, stress reduction and improved sleep that results from having received a massage. However, the impact on the body systems and physiology has been mainly left uncharted in the Western world […]

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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 […]

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Feb 22, 2021 Drink More Water | 7 Helpful Tips

Originally Published: May 28, 2015 Do you find yourself not drinking as much water as you should? Our daily schedules are demanding and sometimes even life’s simplest routines seem to slip past us.  We understand!  Whether you’re on the job, raising a family, or at acac exercising, it is essential to take time for yourself and drink water. […]

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Feb 22, 2021 The Power of Massage

Originally Published: Feb 18, 2019 Almost all healthy people occasionally have a physical condition that can be improved by massage. No matter how well you may be, a good massage will leave you feeling better. Conditions Generally Relieved by Massage:•Depression    •Migraines   •Headaches    •Arthritis   •Fibromyalgia    •Acute Injuries   •Sciatica    •Anxiety   •Neck Pain    […]

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Feb 22, 2021 Physiology and Benefits of Massage

Originally Published: Oct 27, 2015 Massage Rx: Write yourself a prescription for greater health and well-being Most everyone knows about the benefits associated with relaxation, stress reduction and improved sleep that results from having received a massage. However, the impact on the body systems and physiology has been mainly left uncharted in the Western world […]

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Feb 19, 2021 5 Health Benefits of Sweat

Originally Published: Jul 19, 2017 As fitness lovers, we know that a good sweat means you got a great workout. But besides the proof of a great workout, can sweating be good for you? We investigated and the answer is … yes, absolutely! Not only does sweat regulate our internal temperature, there are several lesser […]

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Feb 19, 2021 10 Ways to Stay Active During COVID-19

Originally Published: Mar 17, 2020 In the midst of COVID-19 the number one recommendation is to stay home and practice social distancing. As tempting as it is to binge watch TV show after TV show, there are much healthier ways to stay active and energized. Here are our top 10 ways to stay active both […]

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Feb 16, 2021 The Mental Health Benefits of Giving Back

Pictured above: Group of high school and middle school age students and acac members delivering collected school supplies to an elementary school principal. Originally Published: Nov 11, 2015 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 […]

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Feb 16, 2021 Sticking with Your New Year’s Resolution

Originally Published: Jan 04, 2017 A New Year, A New You It’s that time when many decide to make resolutions to fulfill in the new year. About 45% of Americans usually make resolutions. Four of the top ten resolutions made in 2015 were tied to health including the number one resolution: Lose Weight. Unfortunately, less […]

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Feb 11, 2021 Meditation and Mindfulness Resources

Originally Published: Mar 17, 2020 Meditation is not just for yogis. Taking time to slow down, focus, and redirect your thoughts has been proven to aid our physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Benefits of meditation include: reduced stress and improved immune health improved emotional health and outlook on life lengthened attention span reduced age-related memory decline […]