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Keeping your Teen Healthy and Active

Posted: April 7, 2017

Keeping your teen healthy and active can be a challenge for most of us parents. Many teens would prefer to sit down to a video game, their smart phone or favorite TV show rather than be physically active. The challenge, as a parent, is to find activities outside of the house that they enjoy and […]

Four Healthy Exercises To Lower Blood Pressure

Posted: March 1, 2017

First of all, let’s look at some high blood pressure facts from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM): High blood pressure (also referred to as Hypertension) is defined as a chronically elevated blood pressure greater than 140/90 mmHg. Also stated as “one forty over ninety”. Elevation in blood pressure increases chances of a heart […]

Achieving your New Year’s Fitness Resolution

Posted: January 4, 2017

January 1st seems to be a magical date in some of our lives. Millions of Americans take this opportunity to decide, with good intentions, to change our unhealthy behaviors and bad habits or just simply want to feel better from the previous year. Unfortunately, for most of us, our good intentions fade and by March […]

Prepare for IMPACT!

Posted: December 6, 2016

Columbia Athletic Clubs is excited to announce the expansion this winter of our IMPACT training program from just the Silver Lake location to all three athletic facilities, including Pine Lake and Juanita Bay. IMPACT training, which is an acronym for “Intense/Multi-faceted/Performance-driven/Athletic/Cross-Training” represents the best of CAC’s fitness and athletic offerings and encompasses a whole host […]

Health Benefits of Water Exercise Classes

Posted: October 4, 2016

Contrary to popular belief, water exercise classes are for everyone, not just the elderly, those rehabilitating injury or for the physically challenged. Water exercise classes offer multiple benefits for all fitness levels. Here are some of the main benefits to water exercise classes: Low impact: This may be the single most important benefit of aqua […]