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February 2020

R Kilfoyle - Friday, February 14, 2020

Health doesn't have to be one of the costs of a long commute For 15 years, April has been commuting from Southern New Hampshire to Brighton for work. Spending three to four hours a day in her car left her feeling stiff and sluggish. With the encouragement of a coworker, four years ago, April joined Mount Auburn Club. Today, she ..

January 2020: Paul Krueger

R Kilfoyle - Thursday, January 16, 2020

You can’t retire from health and life Everyone goes through challenging changes in life, but those challenges don’t mean you have to slow down. Paul Krueger is a testament to that. In 2015, Paul lost his wife and childhood sweetheart, Nancy, of 63 years. In his own words, “it was time for me to regroup and see my 84-year-old self ..

December 2019: Anita Robboy

R Kilfoyle - Friday, December 20, 2019

Longtime MAC member has not intention of aging out of exercise For more than 40 years, Anita Robboy has been a consistent face at Mount Auburn Club. In fact, she says if attendance were taken, as in most elementary schools, she would have received a near perfect on her report card! Anita has reaped many benefits from her commitment to e ..

What is a SMART goal?

MAC Nutrition Team - Sunday, December 01, 2019

With the New Year right around the corner, a lot of people are making resolutions and setting goals. So, this is a good time to discuss what a SMART goal is. SMART goals are: Specific: What exactly do you want to do? Get as detailed as possible. Instead of “I will eat healthier,” choose a specific area of nutrition to focus on ..

November 2019: Marilyn Bullock

R Kilfoyle - Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Weekly Goals Puts MAC Member on a Healthy Track Being in physical pain can make everyday activities seem challenging, just ask Marilyn. When she joined Mount Auburn Club about five years ago, she was suffering from polymyalgia rheumatica, severe arthritis and limited mobility. Along with those physical ailments she also had to co ..

October 2019: De Ama Battle

Lauren Prokator - Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Rehab takes center stage for MAC member De Ama is no stranger to living an active lifestyle, she has been dancing most of her life. Just about four years ago she faced the daunting challenge of rebounding from shoulder and knee surgeries. Not ready for a fitness finale, De Ama began looking for a health club where she could safely c ..

September 2019: Peter Merrell

Lauren Prokator - Saturday, September 21, 2019

“I never made fitness a priority in my life until my body pushed back. When it did, I listened.” Peter developed an autoimmune disorder 25 years ago that forced him to reassess his lifestyle. He always knew conceptually the benefits of regular exercise but, like many, after college, he focused on his career and fitness took a backseat. ..

August 2019: Joanne Silverman

Lauren Prokator - Sunday, August 25, 2019

She doesn't let distance get in her way Mount Auburn Club has been part of Joanne Silverman’s life for more than 30 years. She has fond memories of playing on clay tennis courts, “Round Robin Sundays” and tennis matches with friends after work. Most importantly to Joanne, she has developed lasting friendships through her frequent club vis ..

July 2019: Jerry Zuriff

Lauren Prokator - Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Don’t skip the locker room talk When Jerry joined MAC in 2008, he thought the club would merely be a place to get in a workout. A retired professor, Jerry lives by the mantra, “you are never too old to learn.” And learn he has at MAC, but not from those he thought he would. When Jerry first walked through the doors o ..

5 tips to stay on track during vacation

MAC Fitness Team - Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Integrating exercise into your daily routine can be a struggle, let alone while on your summer getaway. Vacation, however, shouldn’t be synonymous with being sedentary and unhealthy. Research shows a reduction in exercise for even a short period of time can have health consequences. You can still have a relaxing vacation and get  ..

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