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Back on Track for Healthier Meals

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I’m sure we don’t want to think about summer ending, but if we can practice a few quick and easy meal prep ideas now, maybe September won’t feel so chaotic with the back to school routine.   It may be tempting to load up on frozen waffles, cereals, and Lunchables, but why not try to…
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15 Items Our Registered Dietitian Keeps in Her Pantry

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  • Timonium
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Keeping your pantry stocked with healthy ingredients is key for maintaining a nutritious diet, so we asked our Registered Dietitian to share the items that she keeps on hand in her own home.

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Hydration Tips and Summer Sips

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Proper hydration is important year-round, but especially in the summer months with increased heat and activity. Check out our six tips for staying hydrated and download a recipe card for a fresh summertime sip.

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Balancing Allergies and Exercise

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It seems like spring appeared overnight, along with seasonal allergies. Luckily there are easy ways to balance allergy season with outdoor exercise!

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Celebrating our Nurses

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“Our on-staff p.r.e.p. nurses clearly distinguish acac from our competition in the fitness world. Get to know the nurse who makes p.r.e.p. a truly excellent experience at your club location, and a few others! Their enthusiasm will inspire you.” – Dr. Greg Degnan, acac Medical Director

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Personal Trainers' Habits Put To The Test

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They exercise consistently, they eat well, AND they motivate others to do the same thing. How do they do it? Find out what happened when their healthy habits were put into practice.

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Six Tips for Healthy Skin

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Dr. Degnan shares six tips for healthy skin and recommends stocking up on these sunscreens before your summer vacation!

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What's In Your Gym Bag with Trainer, Lise Rowe

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The items stored in a gym bag can be equally as important as the items stored in your wallet, purse, and/or briefcase. Take a peek inside acac personal trainer Lise’s gym bag to learn more!

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Never Miss an Update!

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Stay informed on club happenings and important announcements by making sure you see acac first in your Facebook newsfeed.

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Why You Should Be Foam Rolling

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Many people go to the gym and rush through their workout without making time to warm up, cool down, or properly stretch. Foam rolling is a great way to prepare and revive your muscles pre- or post-workout.

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New Member Online Portal Information

As of February 1 2018, acac has transitioned to a new software system for member management, online program registration, class sign-ups, and more. Click here to learn more and create a new member login!

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Tips for Walking 10,000 Steps Today

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Medical experts recommend taking 10,000 steps each day. This is a lofty goal! Check out these tips for easy ways to increase your daily steps.

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Meal Prep 101

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  • Short Pump
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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 a complementary diet. We’ll…
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7 Ways to Show Yourself Love

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  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

From fancy face masks to meditation, solo travel and more, the art of self-love has recently taken society by storm—but what does it really mean?

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Heart Health Tips

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One in three American adults has high blood pressure. Learn how to lower your blood pressure and stay heart healthy with these tips from Dr. Gregory Degnan.

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Keeping Up With Your Running Shoes

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  • Short Pump
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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 their shoes clean, making sure…
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