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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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February Events Calendar | acac Short Pump

  • Short Pump
Ber’s Bowl Pediatric Cancer Fundraiser Starts: Friday, February 1 | 4:30pm Ends: Sunday, February 3 | 1:30pm acac Short Pump Group Exercise Studio Join acac in its fight against pediatric cancer! For every group exercise class you attend, we’ll donate $1 to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. Members can bring a guest for FREE and for…
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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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january events calendar | acac short pump

  • Short Pump

Join us for some fun around the club in January! Event details and registration info available.

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December events & program calendar

  • Short Pump
acac Short Pump December Events Foam Rolling Demonstration  Saturday, December 1 | 12:00 – 1:00pm Join acac’s Russell Moore on the Mezzanine for a demonstration on how to use our foam rollers. This event is free to members.   Mindfulness for the Holidays Sunday, December 2 | 1:00pm The holiday season is filled with joyfulness…
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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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Relief for Muscle Tightness

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
Muscle tightness is a common issue for people of all ages. This isn’t surprising because Americans spend an average of 10 hours a day (!) sitting. We talked to acac Personal Trainer, Pilates Instructor, and Integrated Corrective Exercise Instructor Beth Cox to get simple solutions to tight muscles and overall how we can move more!…
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Who's YOUR Trainer?

  • Short Pump

Join us on the fitness floor throughout the month of November to discover how acac personal trainers can help you meet your goals. Our informational table will feature an array of topics and specialists.

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november events calendar | acac short pump

  • Short Pump

Join us for some fun around the club in November! Event details and registration info available.

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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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