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24 Apr 2015

Kansas City Aquatics

Summer will be here soon! As the weather warms many people choose to work out outside. Did you know you can be in the pool and still be getting in your workout?! That is what you do in a Kansas City aquatics class. The Athletic Club has several great Kansas City aquatics classes to choose from. We offer several aquatics classes including Watermoves, 3D Aqua, H2O Hover, Heavy H2O Hover, Aquarobics, and Aqua Box. Aqua Box involves using various jabs and punches to increase your heart rate. If you are looking for a class that mixes things up, 3D Aqua may be the class for you! It mixes some dancing, sports drills, and moving through deeper water with water toys....
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20 Apr 2015

May 21st is our Overland Park Pool Party!!

Join us for a summer kick-off on May 21st at our Overland Park Pool Party! Come visit us on Thursday, May 21st from 4:30-8:30 PM to help us celebrate the bubble around the pool coming down! The Athletic Club will be pairing up with a local non-profit, Stop Thirst Now, for the summer kick-off. They aim to raise money for people in third world countries that are in desperate need of clean drinking water. Stop Thirst Now is a non-profit organization run by a group of local teenagers who work to stop world suffering. A local winery, Aubrey Vineyards, will be present for a free wine tasting. Aubrey Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery and vineyard, from south...
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15 Apr 2015

Courtside Fresh Grill and Bar Gets a Makeover!

Courtside Fresh Grill and Bar, located inside The Athletic Club of Overland Park, has recently undergone some renovations! We have appreciated our members’ patience as we have been renovating. We started by giving Courtside an updated look with a fresh coat of paint. We also installed 6 brand-new, flat-screen HDTVs for your viewing pleasure. We invite you to stop by a watch the next big game right here! Courtside Fresh Grill and Bar is the perfect place to grab something easy and delicious pre or post-workout. With daily specials and fresh food, it’s no wonder so many choose to indulge in our tasty menu! In addition, we can also host parties and events and offer catering and beverage services for...
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15 Apr 2015

Kansas City Badminton Basics

Interested in Kansas City Badminton?  It is a highly popular sport so we can see why! Here are some basics you will want to know when playing Kansas City Badminton! Thanks to The Guardian for the great information. Tips about the sport: Work on your body position- Do this so you have the right position for an overhead shot and a lunge, which are commonly done incorrectly. Use more of the court- Move around more to keep your opponent on his/her toes. Wear good shoes- Be sure to wear shoes that are specifically suited to court play. Try a tournament- Playing in a competition can really challenge you as a player. If you can’t find a competition, try playing with someone...
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15 Apr 2015

Reach Your Goals at Kansas City Fitness Center

Setting a goal is easy to do. Reaching your goal, however, is much harder to do. Take a look at some tips to help you reach your goals at a Kansas City Fitness Center. If you’re looking for a local Kansas City Fitness Center, The Athletic Club is conveniently located in Overland Park just minutes from I-435 & Metcalf.. Don’t wait to become motivated- There will probably be plenty of times when you don’t “feel like it” but you should work on your goals anyways. Often, you will become motivated as you are working out even if you weren’t before you started. Break down your goal- A goal may seem less daunting if you break it down into smaller steps....
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15 Apr 2015

How to Improve Your Skills in Overland Park Basketball

If you’re looking for Overland Park Basketball, look no further! The Athletic Club in Overland Park has recreational pick-up games 6 days a week! We offer pick-up games on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, and on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. These are great times to play a game of Overland Park Basketball and practice your skills. If you’re new to the sport of basketball or maybe you just want to work on a certain area, take a look at some tips to improve your skills! [list type=”check”] Learn the basics- It may seem obvious, but really taking the time to learn the...
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15 Apr 2015

Benefits of a Kansas City Indoor Track

Are you an avid runner? Do you find it frustrating when you want to run but it’s cold, raining, snowing, or even blistering hot? That is bound to happen living in Kansas. However, there is a simple solution! Consider utilizing a Kansas City Indoor Track! It will help you escape the elements outdoors and allow you to never miss a run. Check out some of the benefits of a Kansas City Indoor Track. [list type=”bullet”] You can run year-round- With an indoor track, you can run no matter what the weather is like! You will need fewer running outfits- Indoor tracks are always a comfortable temperature, allowing you to wear your normal workout gear. You can run a greater distance-...
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15 Apr 2015

Kansas City Gym Inspiration Tips

Do you ever lack the inspiration to start going or keep going to a Kansas City Gym? With so many things happening in life, sometimes going to a Kansas City Gym can be the last thing on your mind. If this is true for you, there is still hope! Take a look at some tips to help you get inspired and stay inspired to go to a Kansas City Gym! [list type=”check”] Make the time- With such busy lives it can be easy to put off going to the gym. Consider scheduling your workout into your day! Find a workout that works for you- Find a workout that fits with the amount of time you have, the results you are...
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15 Apr 2015

Tips for Kansas City Table Tennis

Kansas City Table Tennis is a popular sport! Table Tennis is played with either two or four players who hit a ball back and forth. They do this on a table specific to the sport, separated by a net.  A player tries to hit the ball so it lands on his/her opponent’s half of the table. Those are the basics but do you want to get a leg up on the competition? Check out some of the tips below provided by Newgy and you could be playing Kansas City Table Tennis in no time! [list type=”check”] Determine what spin is on the ball- Based on the way an opponent hits the ball, you will be able to determine what type...
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15 Apr 2015

Benefits of Kansas City Yoga

There are so many benefits that can be found in Kansas City Yoga! As it continues to gain popularity, it is important to find a fitness club that offers yoga on a regular basis. At The Athletic Club you can find a yoga class every day of the week! We offer different  yoga classes such as Beginning Yoga and Yoga Sculpt. Yoga has multiple benefits for health, fitness, and relaxation. A Few of the Benefits of Kansas City Yoga: Increased flexibility- As you continue to attend classes you will see a gradual shift in your flexibility. Yoga stretches your muscles and connective tissues, which can allow you to have better posture and fewer pains. Increased muscle strength- As you are...
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