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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 a number of years ago but has really upped

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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 basal metabolic rate!) and decrease body fat. And Thad is our resident

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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! Some days when I wasn’t feeling well this was just a 10 minute walk with

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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 Hydrate.  Aim to consume half your body weight, in ounces, of water. Choose lean meats for grilling.  Chicken, fish, and lean

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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 family, really puts the pressure

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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 weeks! I feel a lot better most days, although there are

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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 marathon, losing 50lbs, doing a pull up, or literally anything you

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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 health and fitness goals and to

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The Transformation Challenge!

Our Annual 8-Week TRANSFORMATION CHALLENGE begins, Monday October 23rd.   Opening day for testing begins Thursday October 19th at our Member Appreciation Party.  FREE InBody testing for all MAC MEMBERS on Opening Day! This challenge is meant for EVERY.BODY. who is ready to change their lives for the better both physically and mentally! We want to see

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It’s Fall!

WHAT A GREAT TIME TO TRY OUR NEW CINNAMON APPLE SMOOTHIES! TRY OUR “APPLE MUFFIN” SMOOTHIE or “CARAMEL CINNAMON” SMOOTHIE!  BOTH FEATURING OUR NEW CINNAMON APPLE BONE BROTH PROTEIN.