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The Truth About Common Health & Fitness Myths

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The Truth About Common Health & Fitness Myths  |  With so much misleading information online, it can be hard to know what’s true. Check out the facts behind the myths!

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Three Ways to Avoid Seasonal Weight Gain

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Along with the change in temperature, it is scientifically proven that we eat more during the fall and winter seasons because of the lack of sunshine, dehydration, and negative connotations with colder weather.

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Workout Playlist to Make You Smile

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Workout playlist to make you smile! We gathered some fun and uplifting songs from our Personal Trainers and Instructors that are sure to put more pep in your step and make you smile as you work out.  “Glorious” by Macklemore, featuring Skylar Grey   “Hoping” by X Ambassadors    “Soak up the Sun” by Sheryl Crow “Three…
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Get the Most Out of Your Cycling Workout

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Get the Most Out of Your Cycling Workout | Learn all you need to know, from health benefits to proper bike set-up, before you take your first spin class!

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3 Reasons to Get Off the Treadmill and Lift Weights Instead

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If you’ve been avoiding weight training for whatever reason, acac personal trainer Kristen Kellogg urges you to give it a try. You’ll notice changes in your body, you’ll burn fat longer, and you’ll gain confidence.

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Don't Sweat the Heat- Keeping Your Workout Consistent Through the Summer

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Five cool tips for hot summer days – and why I love them! By acac Personal Trainer, Emma Langley Hold off on the Pumpkin Spice everything and the Halloween planning for a few more weeks. The heat of the Summer is not quite behind us! Chances are you’ve changed your workout plan a little to accommodate…
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summer sips to stay hydrated

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You know by now that it is extremely important to stay hydrated to enjoy your (hot) summer activities. Drinking enough water even when you’re not exercising can be a challenge for some, but you can make it more enjoyable by adding some tasty twists!  … Ginger-Mint Sparkling Water This refreshing beverage is full of flavor and sparkle for…
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5 Health Benefits of Sweat

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The surprising health benefits of breaking a sweat.

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Racquet Sports: The Perfect Staycation Activity

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There’s no question about it; summertime is our favorite season. The days are longer, ice cream is an acceptable food group, and everyone feels better with a tan. It’s also the perfect time to learn a new skill or hobby—especially while you’re enjoying a leisurely staycation at home!

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Bodyweight Exercises for Summer Travels

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Bodyweight exercise training is a great way to help you stay in shape while on the go! The workouts are customizable, can be done in less than thirty minutes, and require no equipment.

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acac Charlottesville Corporate Appreciation Month

July is Corporate Appreciation Month at acac in Charlottesville! Treat your friends to fitness acac members can bring a friend to work out on each club visit in July. … Referral Reward acac members, refer a friend that joins and earn a $100 acac gift card. … Special Discounts for acac corporate members Personal Training:…
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Ten Tips for Summer Cycling

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Ten Tips for Summer Cycling Being outside riding your bike in the summer brings back feelings of nostalgia for many just like bomb pops and lemonade stands. We caught up with a few of our acac cycling instructors for some tips to make your summer cycling experience the most enjoyable! 1. Get your water ready…
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Do Sport Variety Sunscreens Matter?

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Happy Summer! We’re sharing some sunscreen tips to keep you safe outdoors this year.

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Ten Reasons to Plant a Garden Today

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Gardening is the perfect activity for a summer staycation and pairs well with a healthy lifestyle. The benefits (and harvest) are plenty, but here are our top ten reasons to plant a garden today.

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13 Things To Do On Your Staycation

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What is a “staycation”, you ask?! A staycation is a time to stay at home and spend some time doing leisurely activities around your own town or even your own house (or gym)! Often much more affordable than your average vacation, more and more Americans are foregoing the hassle of international travel to become a…
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Beating the Summer BBQ

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BBQ season is here! Enjoy these 5 healthy swaps to make sure your party doesn’t derail your wellness goals.

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