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High Intensity Interval Training

High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, is a newer style of cardiovascular training that is slowly replacing the traditional elliptical and treadmill workouts that last 45 minutes to an hour.  HIIT training involves repeated bouts of high-intensity training with a short break in between lasting 20-30 minutes depending on your…

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Finding Balance in Your Workout

Find BALANCE in Your Workout   When most of us think of our “exercise routine” we think about cardio and strength training.  But, did you know that if you only train these two modes of exercise, you are missing out on two critical components of fitness:  balance and flexibility.  I…

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Listen to Your Body and Know When to Rest

  Listen to Your Body         For years I have thought, “more is better’ in many aspects of my life-especially in the gym.  An hour of weight training…two hours of cardio every day…hey if I could do that, why not bump it up to more?” I would…

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Community Service Project

Spartanburg Athletic Club staff members Amy Bogan, Desarai Aiken and Jaimee Bowman went to Cleveland Academy School of Leadership to teach Zumba to the school’s second graders! We headed out to help the energized bunch get ready to tackle their day as we went through a series of songs equipped to…

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Summer Fun and Fit Kids Camp at SAC!

Looking for something for your kids to do this summer? Let SAC help you out with the SAC Summer Fun and Fit Kids Camp. Get your workout in while your children spend an hour with two of SAC’s trainers learning about fitness and staying active. Each week they will have…

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5 Items to Include in Your Meal Prep

I’m sure you’ve heard the line, you are what you eat, but how many of you actually believe that statement? If you don’t, you should. As a personal trainer, cook, and a lover of all things yoga, I have a fond appreciation for cuisines and all of the benefits that…

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I love you, Mom.

We’ve learned most everything we know from our moms and this Mother’s day we wanted to highlight some amazing moms around the Spartanburg Athletic Club and share their best experiences being a mom, those challenging moments and what they’ve learned about themselves while being a mom. We want to thank…

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Log Out. Shut Down. Do Yoga.

Why should you do Yoga? That’s a fair question, one that can be addressed in two ways, looking first at the reasons you should do yoga.  And secondly, the reasons why you are not doing yoga. The benefits of yoga training are many.  From a physical perspective, yoga will: lead…

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