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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 ..

FIT30 Part 1: TABATA30

MAC Fitness Team - Saturday, December 01, 2018

What is Tabata30? Tabata is a form of HIIT training (high-intensity interval training). The workout consists of performing one exercise for 20-seconds using maximum effort followed by a 10-second recovery period before a different exercise. In MAC’s Tabata30, the cycle lasts for eight rounds (four minutes). While short ..

Fad or Fiction? - Dec 2018

Jason Deranian - Saturday, December 01, 2018

SPRINT 8 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 fitness craze.  ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Dec 2018

MAC Nutrition Team - Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Healthy Holiday Treats For many people, cookies and other sweets are a big part of holiday festivities. You may have your favorites that you make every year and give out to your friends, family, and coworkers or bring to holiday parties. You may have a recipe that has been handed down from your grandmother. However you enjoy holi ..

All Dietitians are Nutritionists, but NOT all Nutritionists are Dietitians

Jennifer Jasmin - Saturday, November 24, 2018

A closer look at the difference between a Registered Dietitian and a Nutritionist. We get it, it’s confusing. Hopefully, this post will clear away some of the mystery surrounding what exactly a registered dietitian is, why our department is such a valuable asset to your membership at Mount Auburn Club and also ..

Maneuvering Through the Holidays

MAC Nutrition Team - Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Last month we covered some suggestions for getting the right mindset in place for maintaining your weight during the holidays. In this section, we focus on basic strategies to help you manage the multitude of holiday parties, dinners, and events while keeping your health goals in mind. Adjust your Exercise Routine Adding smal ..