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9 Jul 2015

Kansas City Group Fitness at TAC!

Kansas City Group Fitness is a great way to take your fitness routine to the next level. Not to mention you will be able to meet new people! The Athletic Club of Overland Park offers over 60 Kansas City Group Fitness classes each week. Check  out some of our featured classes this month! One extremely popular class is Zumba. Zumba is a type of exercise that combines several types of dance. When you put them all together- watch out! It is fun! Pilates Barre is a new class that recently started and has been well-received. Pilates Barre combines ballet barre moves with traditional mat Pilates. The combination helps to strengthen, stretch, and lengthen your muscles. Another class we now offer...
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7 Jul 2015

8 Reasons Yoga in Kansas City is Great

The Athletic Club of Overland Park offers yoga in Kansas City 6 days a week. Yoga originated in ancient India and didn’t start to become popular in the United States until about the 1930s. However, yoga’s popularity really started to take off in the 1960s we pop-culture icons (such as the Beatles) started practicing it. With all of the incredible health and fitness benefits yoga has to offer it is no wonder that now yoga is essentially a sensation in the United States. Thanks to the Huffington Post the Athletic Club of Overland Park is able to bring you 8 reasons why yoga is great for you! 1. Lowers stress and improves your mood – meditation techniques used during yoga...
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2 Jul 2015

Overland Park Fitness Center Offers Leagues!

Overland Park Fitness Center Offers Leagues! Overland Park fitness center, The Athletic Club of Overland Park offers a number of leagues each week. Take a look at the leagues we offer. You can easily sign up for leagues on our website! If you would like more info give us a call or look at our Leagues page on our website. RACQUETBALL LEAGUE Contact Larry for more information: [email protected] HANDBALL LEAGUE Will resume in October. Enjoy summer! Contact Laura Bollinger at (913) 669 – 1858 for more information on the league. BADMINTON LEAGUE Fridays: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Full court) Saturdays: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Half court), 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM (Full court) Sundays: 2:00 PM – 7:00...
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15 Jun 2015

Kansas City Personal Training at TAC!

earching for some Kansas City personal training information? Look no further! The Athletic Club of Overland Park has all of the info you need in order to maximize your work out. The Athletic Club features an excellent personal training program. Our Kansas City personal training staff are Nationally Certified Trainers and Sports Specialists. Check out our Kansas City training information: One-on-One training is designed for one client with a trainer. You’ll get individual attention, motivation and inspiration. Personal trainers take the time to create specific, personalized programs to challenge you. These varying, progressive sessions eliminate plateaus. Results are soon to follow with this personal training style. Partner training is a modified personal training style that is designed for two clients and one...
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15 Jun 2015

Workout Effectiveness from Kansas City Fitness Club

Sometimes we can feel like we are not getting the most out of our workouts. This could be for several reasons. Check out some tips for making your workouts effective from Kansas City Fitness Club, The Athletic Club of Overland Park. You can use these tips to help you create your own fitness routine that is effective while not being time-consuming. Make a plan- If you want to make the most of your time while at the gym it is important to go in with a plan. Knowing exactly what you are going to do while help save you time and make your workout more effective. If you are not sure what exercises you should be doing, consider working with...
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15 Jun 2015

Kansas City Pilates Rocks!

Kansas City Pilates can be very beneficial for those who participate. The Athletic Club will now be offering the class Pilates Barre on Tuesdays from 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Pilates is a great workout for your abdominal muscles. Pilates works your core better than a lot of other exercises. Do you have chronic lower back pain? Pilates may be able to help! Pilates has been shown to help relieve lower back pain by strengthening your core. Pilates is easier on your joints than most workouts. This is because Pilates uses movements that are slower and controlled which puts less impact on your joints. With so much going on in our lives it is nice to take a break from...
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9 Jun 2015

All About Racquetball from Kansas City Fitness Center

Kansas City Fitness Center, The Athletic Club is the place to go for racquetball! The Athletic club features an impressive 15 racquetball/handball courts between our two facilities. Some of the most exciting racquetball tournaments are hosted at this Kansas City Fitness Center! New to Racquetball? That’s okay. Now is a great time to learn a little about the sport! Racquetball is a sport similar to handball but is played with a racket, instead. The rules are a combination of those found in squash, handball, and paddleball. The game begins when the ball is served by bouncing the ball one time, hitting it to the front wall, and the ball landing past the short line. After this the ball is considered...
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2 Jun 2015

Benefits of Kansas City Swimming

Kansas City swimming yields many different benefits. The Athletic Club of Overland Park offers a  heated, 25-meter, 4-lane swimming pool. The hut tub and pool create an outdoor oasis for sunbathers and swimmers alike. During the colder months, the pool is covered by a state-of-the-art climate-controlled dome. This allows our swimmers to enjoy the pool year-round! One of the benefits of Kansas City swimming is you get constant cardio. Swimming requires you to be constantly moving to keep your body from sinking. Not only that but swimming also provides strength training! That’s right, water creates a strong resistance and when you swim, your body is working and building strength. Swimming is also low impact! Swimming is a great choice of exercise...
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22 May 2015

Fit Exercise into your Day with Tips from Lenexa Fitness Club

With schedules busier than ever, it can be hard to fit exercise into our days sometimes. Check out some tips from Lenexa Fitness Club, The Athletic Club of Overland Park to help you squeeze exercise into your schedule! An easy way to get in more exercise is by adding some extra steps to your daily routine. You can do this simply by parking futher from the door or taking the steps instead of the elevator! Another easy way to do exercise if you work in an office setting is by doing leg lifts while you are at your desk. If you’re looking for more leg work, try doing some squats when you are brushing your teeth in the morning or...
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15 May 2015

Benefits of Kansas City Personal Training

Kansas City Personal Training at The Athletic Club of Overland Park can help you on your fitness journey! The Athletic Club features an excellent personal training program. Often, personal training can be more effective than solely working out alone. Our Kansas City Personal Training staff are Nationally Certified Trainers and Sports Specialists. Working with a personal trainer can give you extra motivation. Personal trainers can push you beyond what you think you are capable of. Personal trainers can also help to hold you accountable. It can be easy to skip a workout if you have no one to meet at the gym. Developing a routine is easier to do when you are working with a personal trainer. Trainers are knowledgeable on...
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