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Get the Most Out of Your Cycling Workout

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

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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Thank you for helping us support the Richmond Animal League!

  • Short Pump
With your help, we were able to raise over $2000 this Friday to donate to the Richmond Animal League!    Thank you to everyone who came out on Friday for making our event a huge success! We had a cycle-a-thon where acac donated one dollar for every minute of pedaling so we are excited to…
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Rooftop Line Dancing

  • Short Pump
Dance the night away with us on the rooftop on Thursday, August 17! Join us Thursday, August 17 at 7:30pm, our instructor Angela will host a free rooftop Line Dancing class for members and their guests. We will be collecting school supply donations for the upcoming school year, so if you feel compelled, please bring…
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Devil's Backbone Pub Hike

  • Short Pump
acac, Whole Foods, Carolina Ale House are teaming up to bring you a Devil’s Backbone Pub Crawl!   Grab a map at any of the first three locations, travel to each location and get a beer while you’re there! Then, once your map is complete, end the night at Keegan’s where they will be giving…
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3 Reasons to Get Off the Treadmill and Lift Weights Instead

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

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

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
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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acac & Richmond Animal League Smooch-A-Pooch

  • Short Pump
acac & Richmond Animal League are teaming up to bring you Smooch-A-Pooch on the Rooftop- a silent auction with all proceeds going to benefit RAL. Take pictures with pups, grab a drink and a bite to eat and come ready to have a good time! No registration is required. Guests are welcome! Friday, August 11…
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acac Family Fun Fest

  • Short Pump
Come one, come all for the 2017 Family Fun Fest featured by acac!   The day will feature fun for all ages including bounce houses, crafts, food, music, group exercise classes, yoga classes, prizes and more!   This event is open to everyone. You do not have to be a member to attend, so please…
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August Staycation Calendar

  • Short Pump
August Events Calendar Check out all of the great events going on at acac Short Pump during the month of August!   Print at home version available here.   *Requires registration   DATE TIME EVENT FEE 8/1 – Sand Art in Kids Zone FREE 8/2 3:00-6:00pm Summer Cool Down- Strawberry Lemonade in the Lobby FREE 8/3…
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August Slimdown Calendar

  • Short Pump

View and download the current Slimdown weigh-in calendars.

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summer sips to stay hydrated

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Germantown
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
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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August Member Guest Fitness Challenge Short Pump

  • Short Pump
Member Guest Fitness Challenge | Short Pump Pair up, work out, reap the rewards! In our August Member-Guest Fitness Challenge, teams consisting of an acac member and guest will be tasked with completing a series of activities around the club. Each team who then completes their full task card will be entered into a grand…
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Racquet Sports: The Perfect Staycation Activity

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

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

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

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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Ten Tips for Summer Cycling

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

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

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

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