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Grow Younger

Grow Younger at Spartanburg Athletic Club Written by Bethany Morton   A legend of history teaches us that Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon discovered the “Fountain of Youth” in, what is today, St. Augustine, FL in 1513. Drinking water from the “Fountain of Youth” is supposed to bring healing and…

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Why Do I Play Tennis?

Have you ever wanted to try out something new and challenging? What about something that could also be one of the toughest workouts you have ever experienced all while having fun doing it? Have you tried playing tennis before? If so, when is the last time you played? Months? Years?…

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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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January Newsletter

    SAC Newletter Open in your browser RaisedBarre Now Offered at SAC We are extremely excited to announce the newest addition to our group fitness program for 2017, Raisedbarre! Raisedbarre is headquarted in Greenville, SC. Raisedbarre is a fun, energetic and athletic program that incorporates elements of Pilates in…

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Member Spotlight- Lennie Boyce

Lennie has been a member at SAC for nearly 9 years! You can always expect a smiling face friendly interaction every time you see Mr. Boyce. He is a great role model to other members of SAC because even after being a member for 9 years, he continues to work…

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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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