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How to Train for Pre-Season Soccer

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

For athletes of all ages and activities, proper training in the off-season is crucial for making strides in one’s game and endurance. See how two collegiate athletes train during the off-season to prepare for the fall soccer season.

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The Must-Have Foods Our ACAC Health Coaches Can't Live Without

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
Finding the balance between eating too little and too much when trying to achieve a fitness goal is hard. And figuring out exactly what to eat is even harder. So we asked some of our Health Coaches here at acac Short Pump, what are some “must-have foods” that you just couldn’t live without? Here’s what…
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Gardening Safety Tips

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and gardening season is in full swing. Follow these tips from acac Medical Director Dr. Greg Degnan to garden safely!

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Our Team's Favorite Workout Songs

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Need to refresh your workout playlist? Look no further! Here’s what our team is currently loving to get them through a sweat sesh.

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Functional Fitness: Training for Life

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Functional fitness trains your muscles to help you accomplish daily activities both safely and efficiently. Build strength and stamina for life!

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The Science Behind Repetition

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

A repetition training program can benefit your mind and body in a variety of ways. Incorporate reps into your workout to improve motor skills, optimize performance, heighten your concentration, and more.

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Our Goals Beyond Fitness

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

We asked some of our acac team members about their goals for 2019. Here’s what they shared!

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Safety Tips for Your Lower Back

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

80% of adults experience a back injury during their lifetime. Follow these safety tips from acac Medical Director Dr. Greg Degnan to learn proper lifting technique and how to prevent lower back injuries.

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Grocery Shopping Essentials

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

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. 

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The Importance of Strength Training

  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Strength training isn’t about ‘bulking up’ or any specific physique goal: it’s about protecting your mobility as you age. Learn more about the benefits of strength training from Dr. Greg Degnan.

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Healthy Food Swaps for Holidays & Every Day

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Ideas for reducing calories where you can so you can enjoy more of the special foods of the season, and still maintain a healthy weight.

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How Nice is Pumpkin Spice?

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Your pumpkin spice latte might not be doctor-approved, but pumpkin provides a multitude of vitamins and minerals that contribute to your health.

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13 Ways to Keep the Kids Active this Autumn

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Children ages six and older are encouraged to have at least an hour of physical activity each day. Check out our list of 13 ways to stay active as a family this autumn season!

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The Importance of Stretching

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

How often do you stretch? Daily stretching is an often overlooked habit that is important for your health and well-being. Download our stretching guide and get started with these tips from Dr. Degnan!

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Which Group Exercise Class Should I Take?

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

If you’re new to the gym or have never taken a fitness class before, it can be overwhelming to decide which class to take. Take this quiz to find out which class is best for you and your fitness goals!

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Active Aging Benefits of Aquatic Exercise

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

It’s important to stay active as your body ages. The pool is the perfect place for a safe and effective workout!

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