Dieting vs. Lifestyle Changes

These days there are countless fad diets that promise weight loss in a short period of time, and these change from year to year. While these diets may help you lose weight for a short period of time, most people gain it right back because these diets are impossible to stick to for a long…

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March 21, 2019

How to get a Better Attitude Toward Fitness

We’ve all been there – going to the gym every day for weeks can seem exhausting and you can start to lose your motivation. It’s completely normal to have bad days at the gym and if you are just starting to add going to the gym into your daily life then the bad days could…

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March 21, 2019

Just Try It! The BAC and ERGs

“The small size of the group creates more focus on the individual and helps me grow and be more confident at the gym.”

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October 23, 2018

Food for the 4th!

Holidays can be tough when you’re trying to stay on your nutrition game! With some serious heat to deal with this week, here are some ideas for those 4th of July parties that will keep you all cool, satisfied, and healthy! Shrimp and Avocado Salad 8 oz (225g) raw shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 large avocado,…

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July 3, 2018

Let the Rhythm Move You!

Hey I’m Luke and going to briefly discuss how music can influence exercise! Without music you have little to no energy. In the fitness industry we are able to utilize music to physically and mentally become more focused by way of creating stimulus which can ultimately lead to optimal performance. This is especially the case with cardiovascular exercise. As…

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July 2, 2018

Power-up with the Sled!

If you’re unfamiliar with the strip of turf in the performance training space, you may also be unfamiliar with a heavy-looking piece of equipment called a “sled.” Adding weight to this awkward equipment will turn you into a lean mean leg-strengthening machine! Our sled has a high push position, and a lower handle for a position to…

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June 12, 2018

Exercise for Blood Vessel Health

For those of you who may be a bit older, heart health can be a front and center concern. Even if you’re young, but have a family history of heart disease, you want to make healthy lifestyle choices a habit! According to the CDC, 1 on every 4 deaths every year is from heart disease. Coronary…

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May 21, 2018

What makes you think you’re ready for golf?

We’ve made it- it’s the time of year people start planning for spring. Fantasizing about better weather and what they will be doing in June. A lot of people are organizing annual golf trips or making plans for their own personal opening day on the links. My question is what are you doing to get ready…

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May 1, 2018

Meet Angela!

Hi there! My name is Angela Skarpelis and I have the great fortune of being the newest addition to the BAC personal training team. A little bit about me… The proud child of two amazing immigrant parents, I grew up in southern California, though I’ve moved around a lot since, having settled in Boston almost…

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March 21, 2018

Battling with Battle Ropes

The battle ropes are another great way to challenge your upper body muscular endurance and aerobic capacity! They can be used as an exercise within a strength circuit or you can complete the rope exercises within their own interval set. While using the ropes try to stay relaxed, keep your core engaged, and don’t forget…

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March 14, 2018