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4 Hidden Benefits of Single-Leg Training

MAC Fitness Team - Friday, March 01, 2019

4 Hidden Benefits of Single-Leg Training Single-leg training is an important part of any strength training program and is especially important for athletes and adults who participate in fitness training. Some examples of single-leg exercises are step-ups, single-leg deadlifts, single-leg squats, and lunges. Find some examples thro ..

How to Eat for a Healthier Heart

MAC Nutrition Team - Wednesday, February 20, 2019

How to Eat for a Healthier Heart Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United States each year, and can be, at least partially, prevented and managed through lifestyle changes. What better time than February, the month dedicated to celebrating love and matters of the heart, to talk about heart hea ..

FIT30 Part 3: Tennis30

MAC Fitness Team - Saturday, February 02, 2019

What is Tennis30? Whether you play competitively, for fun, or just to stay in shape, Tennis30 offers cardio, strength, agility, and stretching exercises to help tennis players of all levels improve their game. Each session provides specifically designed warm ups and cool downs for your upcoming tennis match/lesson, but most import ..

How to Stay Motivated and Exercise Through the Cold Weather

Elizabeth Seibert - Saturday, February 02, 2019

How to Stay Motivated and Exercise Through the Cold Weather Jason Deranian is MAC’s Fitness Director. As a devoted Personal Trainer and health enthusiast throughout his adult life, Jason created MAC’s fitness philosophy to prioritize expertly developed exercises over unfounded wellness trends. Here is his take on this month’s featured ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Feb 2019

MAC Nutrition Team - Friday, February 01, 2019

Lighter Valentine’s Day Indulgence From fancy dinners out to chocolates and other rich desserts, Valentine’s Day can bring its healthy-eating challenges. This chocolate mousse recipe is an attempt at making a dessert that tastes rich, decadent, and satisfying, with more balance, less saturated fat, and less sugar than many oth ..

5 Ways to Stay Motivated AFTER January 1st

MAC Nutrition Team - Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Happy New Year! If you’re like many people, with the New Year comes New Year’s Resolutions. And for many people, those resolutions involve changing their diet or exercise plan, adopting another health-related habit, or some combination of these elements. But, for a lot of these resolution-makers, those resolutions can quickly fall by the  ..

How to Recharge after the Holidays

MAC Nutrition Team - Thursday, January 03, 2019

Take Advantage of Nature's Caffeine “I have less energy than I used to.” “I feel tired all the time.” “What can I do to have more energy?” I often hear these questions from clients, particularly during this time of year, which can feel especially hectic and draining. The truth is that starting the morning with enough energy and maintaining i ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Jan 2019

MAC Nutrition Team - Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Energy Boosting Snack In the New Year, many people set resolutions, often health- or weight-related. This year, you may want to think about setting resolutions centered on how you want to feel, rather than focusing on something that is less present on a daily or even moment-to-moment basis, such as a number on the scale ..

Bones: They’ll Be Here Long after You’re Gone

MAC Fitness Team - Saturday, December 22, 2018

I studied with an osteopath who once told me, “Listen to your bones, for they will be here long after you’re gone.” There’s great wisdom in this advice. What happens if you have a joint that doesn’t have its full capacity to function? What can you do if arthritis or osteoporosis is holding yo ..

Fad or Fiction? - Jan 2019

MAC Fitness Team - Saturday, December 22, 2018

Should I be switching up my workout routine? Chris Hays, Mount Auburn Club Fitness Department Manager and Certified Personal Trainer, brings over ten years experience to his craft. He believes in continuous learning and following today's best-practices, which allows him to coach his clients from a place of knowledge and confidence ..