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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 Keeping Up with Your Running Shoes

Originally Published: Jan 18, 2018 Maintaining and getting the most out of your running shoes is a battle, especially in a location where dealing with the brunt of all four seasons can be a challenge. Sweat, rain, snow, mud – the list goes on and on. And, while runners should make an effort to keep […]

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Feb 16, 2021 10 Tips for Getting Back into a Fitness Routine

Originally Published: Sep 10, 2020 If you’ve fallen out of your normal fitness routine the last few months, you’re not alone. This happens regularly, even outside of a pandemic. It can be daunting to get back to exercise, so we’ve rounded up 10 tips from our personal training team to help you get back into […]

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Feb 16, 2021 Grocery Shopping Essentials

Originally Published: Jan 02, 2019 Go grocery shopping with a plan! Three of the most common resolutions each year are to eat better, lose weight, and save money. The number one way to achieve all of these goals is to go grocery shopping with a plan. No more wandering the aisles and throwing in whatever looks good at […]

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Feb 16, 2021 Meal Prep 101

Originally Published: Feb 15, 2018 Your guide to kick-starting your meal prep journey. So you’ve decided to start meal prepping. What we do in the kitchen can be equally, if not more important, than our habits in the gym. Meal prep is a great way to make sure you’re supporting your hard work in the gym with […]

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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 12, 2021 Tips for Exercising with a Mask

Origianlly Published: Dec 03, 2020 As we push through the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important that we do everything we can to help keep ourselves, and our community, healthy and safe. Right now, that means wearing a mask while in public indoor spaces, even while exercising.  We know that wearing a face covering while you’re jogging […]

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Feb 12, 2021 The Science Behind Repetition

Originally Published: Feb 01, 2019 Annual holiday turned classic romantic comedy, Groundhog Day highlights the drudgery of repetition. And while yes, repetition may seem boring, the old adage “practice makes perfect” shows how beneficial this training method can be—especially in the fitness world. A repetition training program benefits your mind and body in a variety […]

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Feb 12, 2021 Which Group Exercise Classes Should I Take?

Originally Published: Sep 13, 2018 One of the main reasons people join a gym is for group exercise classes. From aquatics to strength training, yoga and more—there’s something for everyone. If you’re new to the gym or have never taken a group exercise class before, it can be overwhelming to decide which class to take. Take […]

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Feb 12, 2021 Core Strength: How to Work the Core While You’re at Work

Originally Published: Jul 22, 2015 Many of us are hearing and reading about the importance of a strong core. Here are some common questions and some ways that working adults can mix core exercises into a busy day in the office. Why is core strength so important? A major function of your core is your posture. […]