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14 Sep 2017

Discover easy ways to DE-stress and refresh your mind and body

Constant stress can have a real physical effect on your bodies and the health of our heart. Stress affects our mood, sleep and appetite.  When the human body undergoes high stress levels, hormones flood your system and produce a “fight or flight response”.   Stress can lead to adopting unhealthy behaviors such as smoking, drinking too much alcohol, and eating fatty foods. Diminishing energy levels to exercise and stay active.  Doctors are still pinpointing  how chronic stress affects the heart – most likely causes inflammation.   Break the connection! Try eating foods that contain calming nutrients. Stressful events cause us to crave sugary, junk foods.  Eat fruit! Blueberries, strawberries and raspberries have shown to be helpful in combating stress. Avocados...
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12 Sep 2017

Stay-Healthy Tips for your Holiday Get-Togethers

As we turn the page on another summer gone by, we welcome autumn and all it’s wonders. Transitioning into fall after a weeks of a (mild) summer, we can really start to sense the gearing up in our lives.  School’s back in session, packing up the suitcase for next summer’s vacations, and planning holidays for our families. Shifting into our seasonal self can bring about stresses from summer’s spoils. Seasonal strain can pressure us away from our healthier habits and routines, here’s tips to ease the transition: Plan to be on-the-move: Comfortable weather is suitable for most outdoor activities like taking a brisk walk on the trails, yard-work, & fall festivities such as corn mazes or pumpkin patches Dress appropriately...
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31 Aug 2017

18th Annual Ghost of Georgetown Racquetball Tournament

The Athletic Club of Overland Park is honored to host the 18th Annual Ghost of Georgetown KC IRT Racquetball Tournament. This year’s tournament will be held September 15-17th, 2017. Divisions for all skill levels and age groups. Free viewing for spectators for all matches, come early to grab your spot! Lunch and dinner will be provided on Saturday for tournament participants. The Courtside Fresh Grill & Bar/Poolside will be entertaining a Player Appreciation Party for free on Saturday evening. Plenty of door prizes and giveaways will be awarded that evening. Enter your registration online on the tournament website. Registration is open until Monday September 11th at 11:00 PM. Phone entries will be accepted through Monday September no later than 11:00...
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30 Aug 2017

Welcome our New Group Fitness Instructor!

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Sheri Kendall! She is an incredible addition to our Group Fitness instructors! Join her and other yogis for Mix Level Flow on Saturday mornings from 10:15-11:45a. A Vinyasa flow class that combines breath, movement, and alignment to create a strong foundation for yoga students of all levels. Practice a combination of challenging poses, while creating strength and balance. Leave feeling peaceful and energized! The Athletic Club of Overland Park provides yoga mats, yoga blocks, and any equipment you may need for our classes, just bring your energy! “As a longtime, avid fitness practitioner, I began practicing yoga about 12 years ago which opened my eyes to a whole new world, instilling grounding...
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14 Aug 2017

Labor Day Club Hours & Group Fitness Schedule

The Athletic Club is open limited hours on Labor Day. We hope you all have an enjoyable holiday! Labor Day: Monday, September 4th Club Hours: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM Courtside Grill: Closed Play Zone: Closed 8:30 – 9:30AM: Muscle Works w/ Leslie 9:30 – 10:30AM: Cycle Endurance w/ Kevin 9:30 – 10:30AM: Aqua Circuit w/ Gloria 10:30 – 11:30AM: Kickbox Extreme  Normal club hours will resume Tuesday, September 5th.
23 Jun 2017

New Group Fitness Instructors!

We have some new group fitness instructors you will be seeing around the club! Get to know them some more below and make sure you say ‘hello’ when you see them! Please welcome both Laura Forshee and Amanda Boeschen to our team! They are both experienced, fun, energetic, motivating leaders. Come join Laura for LaBlast on Tuesdays from 9:30-10:30 in the Group Ex Studio. Experience the full array of ballroom dance styles for Jive to Foxtrot and Viennese Waltz to Lindy Hop. No partners and experience necessary! You can also come and meet Amanda on Fridays for DanceFit from 9:30-10:30. DanceFit is an addictive fusion of high intensity, easy to follow cardio dance moves, DanceFit puts the emphasis as much...
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23 Jun 2017

New Group Fitness Classes & Times!

Check out our new and improved Group Exercise Schedule! New class formats include: Restorative Yoga, Mix Level Flow, LaBlast, DanceFit, FastFit Boxing, Kickboxing 101, Aqua Circuit, Core Fusion, Cycle Strength, Cycle Endurance, and more! Pressed on time? Check out our 30 min Express Classes. Get a full body, sculpting workout in half the time! Check out our class descriptions to find your new favorite class. We have classes for all levels, plus we now offer classes on Sundays!
15 Jun 2017

Fourth of July Club Hours & Group Fitness Schedule

The Athletic Club is open limited hours on the Fourth of July! We hope you all have a wonderful holiday! Fourth of July: Tuesday, July 4th Club Hours: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM Courtside Grill: Closed Play Zone: Closed Group Fitness Classes: 8:30- 9:30 AM: Cardio Sculpt 9:30- 10:30 AM: Cycle Endurance 10:30- 11:30 AM: Strength & Flow- New class format for today ONLY! 11:30-12:30 AM: Red, White, & Bootcamp Strength and Flow- Take your yoga practice to a whole new level! Enjoy everything you love from your favorite Vinyasa class and pair it with the use of hand weights. Flow, curl, lift, and stretch your way into health in this one of a kind practice. This class will leave you feeling balanced, refreshed, energized,...
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10 May 2017

12th Annual Fireworks Racquetball Shootout

Our 12th Annual Fireworks Racquetball Shootout is coming up! Join us June 17th for a fun one-day racquetball shootout! Divisions include men, women, mixed, juniors, singles and doubles. Tournament: 12th Annual Fireworks Racquetball Shootout Tournament Director: Mike Wedel Date: June 17, 2017 Time:  9:00 AM Price: Check the tournament website for more information on pricing! Location: The Athletic Club Register: Register online HERE Lunch and dinner will be provided for participants. You can also purchase food and drinks in our own Courtside Fresh Grill and Bar! Come out and have some fun!
10 May 2017

Badminton Tournament 2017

India Association of Kansas City (IAKC) is a non-profit volunteer umbrella organization that represents all sister organizations and nonprofit organizations of the community of Indian heritage in the State of Kansas and Greater Kansas City. IAKC provides information to people about the Indian community, and holds many events which are open to the public. This year, we are conducting a Badminton Tournament on July 16th 2017 at 9 AM. Categories are: Men Doubles, Women Doubles and Kids Singles. The registration will start by late June or early July. Check out IAKC.org for detailed and updated information on this tournament and other sports events we conduct yearly. Registration and Payment can be done through the site once the registration opens. If...
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