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News

Do you speak gym? 8 common training terms explained

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

The gym can have a completely unique and confusing vocabulary, even if you’ve been working out for years. In this article, we demystify some common training terms.

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Get Active Baltimore - 101 Group Exercise Classes

  • Timonium

New to group exercise? Try our Group Exercise 101 classes this May, designed especially for beginners looking to learn the basics!

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acac 30 days fundraiser brings $94,940 to area non-profits

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

acac‘s recent 30 days fundraiser raised $94,940 for area non-profits! Read on to learn more about the donations and the organizations receiving support.

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5 Tips for Summer Water Safety

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

When we think of summer, certain images tend to pop into our minds: eating a popsicle on a hot day, going on a car ride with all the windows down, or maybe grilling out on the back porch. There is one thing we all definitely think about: how to beat the heat. As temperature gauges rise outside, people of all ages flock to pools, lakes, swimming holes, and the like to cool off. But being in and around a body of water has its risks, especially for children. While nothing replaces constant adult supervision of children in and around water or the buddy system for adults, there are things you can do to decrease drowning risk. Read on for our top water safety tips for summer.

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acac Fitness & Wellness Clubs to Open New Lutherville Location

  • Hunt Valley
  • Timonium

acac Fitness & Wellness Centers is expanding in the Baltimore market to include a new Lutherville location inside of the Green Spring Racquet Club.

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Should You Exercise While Pregnant?

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

You have probably heard how important exercise is for you.  But, did you know that while pregnant, exercise can have wonderful benefits for both you and your baby? Read on for  fitness tips for pre-natal and postpartum mothers to help keep you and baby healthy & happy through pregnancy.

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The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

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

April is National Stress Awareness Month! Cory Lovera, Fitness Director at acac West Chester, explains the mental health benefits of exercise and some stress-relieving options you can try at any acac facility.

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All in the Family

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

Getting the whole family involved in a workout program is fun for everyone! Try these interval exercises the next time you’re in the club, either all together or taking turns.

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Frozen Food Questions Answered

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

While fresh food is always best, frozen foods can be just as healthy and, honestly, easier to store and prepare for those with a busy lifestyle! Read on for common questions and tips about frozen foods.

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Sleep Better, Move Better: 6 Tips for a Healthy Sleep

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

This week’s Daylight Savings Time transition is an exciting sign of Spring, but can have a serious impact on your sleep cycle. Follow these 6 tips for getting a healthy night’s rest so you can wake up ready to tackle your workout — and the day!

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Basketball Basics, Benefits & Exercises

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

Basketball requires speed, strength, stamina, explosiveness, power, and amazing hand-eye coordination. In the spirit of March Madness, acac personal trainer Nathan Wall designed a workout that will help you train for basketball while toning your body and benefiting your health.

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What's a warm up ... and why do I need one?

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
For many, a thoughtful and well-organized warm up can not only help massively in the short-term (the time we spend in a gym or an athletic setting), but long-term as well (when we’re at home, doing yard work, or even carrying groceries  from the car to the house).
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Getting back to running

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

It’s the time of year when you start hearing about spring and summer walk/run events, and you think … “I should train for one this year.” Or maybe you are a seasonal runner, and with a few warmer days sneaking in, your motivation is rising. Here are some tips for resuming or ramping up your running!

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Why Check Your Cholesterol Levels?

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
Why check your cholesterols levels? Are they really that important? by Dan Bayliss, RN Cholesterol is a substance that looks like soft candle wax. Cholesterol often gets a bad rap for causing heart attacks and stroke. While this is true, cholesterol is needed to aid many normal bodily functions. Eating chicken, beef, eggs, dairy or…
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Heart Healthy Food Swaps

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

The American Heart Association recommends to follow a diet that focuses on a variety of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, skinless poultry and fish, nuts and legumes, and non-tropical vegetable oils. Try some of the following ten substitutions to easily incorporate these recommendations into your daily life!

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Crushing the extra Valentine's calories

  • Charlottesville
  • Eagleview
  • Hunt Valley
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • Timonium
  • West Chester
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it is easy to let sweet treats take you off track from your New Year’s resolutions. Listed below are 15 of the most popular Valentine’s candies and an exercise to work off those extra calories! Candies are listed from highest calorie content per serving to lowest, and workouts…
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