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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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15 Apr 2015

Kansas City Group Fitness at The Athletic Club

What is better than working out alone? Working out in a group! The Athletic Club has a lot to offer for Kansas City Group Fitness. With over 60 fitness classes to choose from, you are sure to find something you’ll enjoy! Often people can become discouraged or bored when working out alone. However, with Kansas City Group Fitness at The Athletic Club, you can change that! Imagine working out with a group of people that you soon become comfortable around. It is a great way to socialize and be active with others. Boredom is a thing of the past with group fitness classes! Group fitness classes at The Athletic Club are always relaxed and fun. There are so many options...
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15 Apr 2015

Kansas City Fitness Club Has A lot to Offer

The Athletic Club is a premiere Kansas City Fitness Club located in Overland Park! What does a Kansas City Fitness Club have to offer? Lots of things! The Athletic Club is so much more than just your average gym. The club was built in 1984 for the purpose of a handball and racquetball sports club. However, we soon saw how important it was to diversify within the fitness world. The club developed extensively over time into a fitness, sports, and social club. We offer a gymnasium, indoor track, yoga & aerobics studios, kickboxing station, free weights and machines, and a cardio theater to meet your fitness needs. We also offer personal training suited to your personal preferences and needs. In addition,...
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1 Apr 2015

Kansas City Racquetball At The Athletic Club

The Athletic Club is the place to go for Kansas City Racquetball! The Athletic club features an impressive 15 racquetball/handball courts between our two facilities. Some of the most exciting Kansas City Racquetball tournaments are hosted at the club. 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 in play and...
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15 Mar 2015

Overland Park Personal Training

Featured in today’s blog is our Overland Park Personal Training! The Athletic Club features an excellent personal training program. Often, personal training can be more effective than solely working out alone. Our Overland Park Personal Training staff are Nationally Certified Trainers and Sports Specialists. Athletic Club members can easily get connected with a personal trainer based upon their needs. You can start by contacting us today to schedule an initial fitness assessment and a health-history evaluation. This is a time where a trainer can get to know a little about you and determine the best course of action for your fitness journey. Then, one of our Overland Park Personal Training staff will walk you through a workout session, followed by...
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15 Mar 2015

Overland Park Pool Party on May 21st

The Athletic Club is kicking off summer at our Overland Park Pool Party! Come visit us on Thursday, May 21st from 4:00-6:00 PM for a time of food, music, wine, and fun! A local winery, Aubrey Vineyards, will be present with free wine tastings. Aubrey Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery and vineyard, from south Overland Park, Kansas. They are working diligently to help revive the wine industry that once flourished in the Overland Park area during the 19th century. Their small batches of premium, hand-crafted wine captures this native, pioneering spirit. Aubrey Vineyards invites local wine drinkers to experience modern Midwestern wine making at its best. The Athletic Club will be pairing up with a local non-profit,...
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15 Mar 2015

Aubrey Vineyards Added to Bar Menu

Local Wines from Aubrey Vineyards Added to Bar Menu: Are you a wine lover? Check out the new selection of wines sold by the glass and bottle in the Courtside Fresh Grill & Bar. Aubrey Vineyards, a local winery, chose TAC’s Courtside to be the first bar to sell these premier selections, most of which are made from grapes grown right here in Overland Park. Swing by and be among the first to experience the delicious vino before the brand expands! Aubrey Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery and vineyard, from south Overland Park, Kansas. They are working diligently to help revive the wine industry that once flourished in the Overland Park area during the 19th century. Their small...
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14 Jan 2015

Overland Park Dance Fitness Concert

Overland Park Dance Fitness Concert: Everybody cut footloose! You’re invited to join Denise, Jake, and Terri for a Dance Fitness Concert like Overland Park has never seen!  The party is Friday, Feb. 27, 5:30-7:00 PM. To set the mood right, DJ Idlewild will be here with his unique mix of dance music, lights, and party fog.  The Athletic Club’s fabulous dance instructors will bring the rhythm, movements, and fitness.  This event is free for members and $5 for non-members, so bring some friends and cut a little rug. It doesn’t matter if you prefer the worm, the robot, or the Electric Slide; it’s all a good time! Just don’t do the YMCA. That’s not allowed here. And following the Overland Park Dance Fitness...
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2 Jan 2015

There are Volleyball Leagues in Kansas City, and then there are leagues at the Athletic Club.

Volleyball Leagues in Kansas City used to scare me. I had played before and enjoyed the fun workout, but it had been years and I wasn’t convinced it was for me anymore. Sure it’s a spectacular way to have fun while annihilating a ton of calories and working every muscle on you, but I was still scared of it. I was sure the ball was going to smack me right in my money-maker, or worse that I wouldn’t know how to play as well as my teammates. When I heard the term volleyball I immediately thought of the cast of Baywatch flinging themselves towards the ball and leaping 10 feet into the air to spike it at 90 miles an...
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