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Riding with Claire - 10,000 Mile Challenge

  • Hunt Valley
  • Timonium

Join acac Timonium and the Claire Marie Foundation from February 1 – April 1 to ride 10,000 miles and raise awareness about adolescent melanoma.

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5 Simple Movements for Success at the Gym and in Life

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

With any pursuit in life, practice makes perfect. Exercise is no exception. Regularly incorporating these five simple movements into your routine is a surefire way to cover your bases during exercise and move well both in and out of the gym.

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Snow Day Bodyweight Exercises

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

If you find yourself snowed in this winter, personal trainer Ryan Howe recommends doing these bodyweight exercises for a great workout that doesn’t require any gym equipment.

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Inside Tips on Setting (and Achieving) Your Goals in the New Year

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
We asked some of our trainers for their best tips for sticking to your goals and resolutions in the new year. Here are a few of their hints and tricks to get you going: “The first step is the one you made joining the gym. It isn’t about who you were years ago, or who you…
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Are You Afraid to Join a Gym?

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

Many people understand the value of exercise, yet they avoid it like the plague. Especially at a gym. There can be worries and doubts that get in the way of taking that first step towards fitness. At acac, we recognize you may have some hesitations, and we try to allay those fears.

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Holiday Travel Tips

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
Traveling for the holidays? Here are a few last-minute travel tips! Pre-trip planning & packing… Pack light to avoid checking bags if you can. This way you also won’t have the stress of losing your luggage and gifts! If you must pack more than you can carry on, be sure to have all medications, important documents,…
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Holiday Survival Guide

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Except when it’s not. Between the shopping, parties, visiting relatives, weather, and a million other things, it’s easy to lose your holiday cheer. That’s why we’ve compiled a few of our favorite survival tips to get you through the holidays.

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2015 Holiday Hours - acac Baltimore

  • Hunt Valley
  • Timonium

View the modified club hours of operation and group exercise schedules for acac Timonium and acac Hunt Valley through January, 2016. We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season!

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Why you should start your New Year's resolutions today!

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
By Ann Burns, SFG I, TRX I & II, ACE Certified Personal Trainer   Does eating healthier or losing weight usually make the top of your New Year’s resolution list? Do you fall off the wagon by February only to make a mad dash in April or May because it’s almost that dreaded bathing suit…
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enjoy the holiday feasts without feeling defeat

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester

Thanksgiving … we can smell the turkey roasting in the oven, taste Grandma’s famous pumpkin pie, and imagine the traditional trimmings that will completely cover our dinner plates. This special day centers around a celebratory meal with an abundance of delicious foods. Learn two main strategies for enjoying the feast without defeat!

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acac Baltimore Holiday Hours of Operation

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  • Timonium

Click here to see the Holiday Hours of Operation for acac Hunt Valley and acac Timonium

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Your Presence is Your Power - Exercise for the Soul

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
by: Sapta Yin Breath to Body – Body to Breath When we come to the gym, we often carry our normal, everyday stress with us and act from that place of tension even in the midst of our workouts. We think we don’t have time to rest and renew. We have to keep putting our…
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Member Account Access

  • Hunt Valley
  • Timonium
Important Member Account Access Information! We have begun the transition of the club website to acac.com. Until we have transitioned online account services, please continue to access your account information at http://myaccount.macwellness.com until further notice. We will keep you informed of our progress via email and the website. Thank you for your membership at Timonium…
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The Mental Health Benefits of Giving Back

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

When we think of generosity we typically think of how our actions affect others—but what about the effects of generosity on our own minds and bodies? Studies have shown that acts of giving are linked to increased mental health and wellness for all involved.

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Power of Packing Your Lunch

  • Hunt Valley
  • Timonium

One of the easiest steps you can take towards better health is to pack your lunch. The health, monetary and environmental benefits make this healthy habit a no-brainer.

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To Eat or Not To Eat Fats

Fats contain approximately double the amount of calories per gram than carbs or protein. This often leads to the misconception that fats cause weight gain and lead to increased body fat. This is not necessarily the case. Why? Because all fats are not created equal.

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