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Do you snack unnecessarily, in the afternoon or evening?

Did you know your internal clock dictates what we crave, because of what we need..? Afternoon snackers may go for sweets, sugar and caffeine because we are depleted of glycogen and need our brains to focus. We would do better with a low carb high fat ...

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Transformation Challenge (It Takes Change To Create Change)

It's that time of year again, Are You In?   Our Transformation Challenge is all about putting your body goals into action. Having a little money motivation ($500) helps as well. During this 8 week challenge, Yes!, you will be putting in the ...

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Just Show Up

Most of us can agree that showing up is at least half the battle; if we can get to “it”, we can get through it… Even if the “it” is a booty-kicking, 60-minute XFitt group training session. Just ask member Stacy Shey. Stacy joined The MAC ...

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Lift to Lose

While many view cardio as the go-to for weight loss, MAC member Thad Ramsey is taking a road less traveled. Lifting. While lifting is often associated with mass gains, strength training can be a phenomenal way to increase lean muscle mass (and your ...

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5 Fitness Things I learned in my 1st 5 months of pregnancy.

By Kelli Timmersman, Assistant Personal Training Director. Have no expectations! Pregnancy is weird and EVERY.BODY. will be different so don’t tell yourself you should be doing what so and so did, figure out what you can do! Move every day! ...

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Memorial Day Health and Fitness Tips:

Stay Active.  Making time for fitness and incorporate activity in your social gatherings, such as Outdoor games, football, tag, kickball Organize Social Fitness Activities. Get friends together for bike rides, walks, hiking, kayaking, etc ...

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Strong Women. May we know them, Be them, Raise them.

In honor of mother’s day, I want to give a shout out to all of the SUPER MOM’s out there, making health and wellness a priority. I realize being a mom is a hard enough task, but to add in a commitment to a healthy lifestyle, for yourself and the ...

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One, Two, Three, and Thrust!

Note: This blog post is from Personal Trainer Sarah Chalhoub's blog, MyHealthyish Ways. A few months back, I wrote about my scoliosis and my fear of going to the chiropractor. Since then I've gone from going three times a week to only once every 4-6 ...

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Goal Setting

What is the point of going to the gym? If you can’t answer this question, you need a GOAL! Having guidance saves us from wandering around the gym aimlessly and wasting time. Think about something you want to accomplish. It could be running a ...

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Get That Workout In!

You're busy. I get it. We're all busy. It's all about your priorities and how to schedule the 'busyness of life' around them. Your health is something that should be at the top or near the top of that list. The MAC is here to help you reach your ...

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