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Feb 4, 2021 Clean Eating Core Principles

Originally Published: Mar 08, 2016 by acac Nutritionist Margaret Moses With each move, the clean eating concept became more refined and developed. Here are the seven core principles of today: 1. Choose whole, natural foods and seek to eliminate or minimize processed foods. Processed foods are anything in a box, bag, can, or package, and although there are […]

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Feb 3, 2021 Building Announcement for acac Downtown

Originally Published: Feb 01, 2020 Apex Clean Energy, Riverbend Development, William McDonough + Partners, and Hourigan Development announced plans for a new eight-story office building on the current Gleason Street parking lot at acac Downtown. The eight-story, 187,000 sq. ft. office building will leverage sustainable design features unique to structures of its scale and will serve many of […]

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Feb 3, 2021 Parking Solutions for acac Downtown

Originally Published: Feb 14, 2020 The parking lot adjacent to acac Downtown on the corner of Gleason St. and Garrett St. will close in March for the construction of the Garrett Street office development. There will be temporary parking displacement while a new, covered and secured parking structure is completed. Our team has worked tirelessly to find alternate parking solutions to make your workouts convenient and seamless […]

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Feb 3, 2021 Sundried Tomato Chicken with Farro

Originally Published: Oct 25, 2019 Fall is in full swing! Cozy up and enjoy this warm dish with your favorite fall flavors. by Sarah Frazier, acac Timonium p.r.e.p. director Ingredients 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp fresh dill, chopped 1 tbsp fresh basil, chopped 1 tbsp paprika 1 […]

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Feb 3, 2021 Turkey Taco Skillet

Originally Published: Mar 13, 2020 Add some spice to your life with this taco-inspired dish! This Turkey Taco Skillet uses common household ingredients for a warm comfort meal. No turkey? Substitute a different protein instead.  by Sarah Frazier, acac Timonium p.r.e.p. director Ingredients Homemade taco seasoning:  1 tbsp chili powder 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp cumin […]

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Feb 3, 2021 What’s a Warm Up…and Why Do I Need One?

Originally Published: Mar 02, 2016 By Nick Lynch, certified personal trainer  Chairs hate me. Any time I sit for more than 30 minutes at the computer, in the car, or even at home on the couch, I can feel myself folding up into a little bundled ball of a person. This is a problem. Being a […]

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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 3, 2021 On Demand Fitness with acac Instructors and Trainers

We’re thrilled to offer you an extensive library of live stream fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle content at your fingertips—including some of your favorite classes with our own acac instructors and 1:1 sessions with acac personal trainers (1:1s coming soon)! Our library of branded content is growing daily, with favorites including Vinyasa, LaBlast, AfterBurn, Barre, Power Sculpt, […]