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  • Sleep: The Foundation of Our Health

    Posted November 16, 2019

    By: Sarah Bay

    I never set out to become a sleep coach.  In fact, sleep was never even on my radar and most certainlysomething I didn’t think twice about.

    Until I wasn’t getting any.

    Like many of you, I had a child and wasRead More

  • 5 Simple Exercises You Can Do at Work

    Posted November 4, 2019

    Guest Blog by Julia Muskevich

    Forget about all the time you spend commuting, taking care of the kids, and running errands—working 40 hours alone makes it seem impossible to find time for a workout.

    Exercise offers numerous benefits in our everyday lives, including at work.Read More

  • What Makes Functional Training/Crossfit Outdoors so Popular

    Posted September 24, 2019
    Exercising is becoming more popular than ever and is filling up with terms such as CrossFit, kettlebell, pull-ups, and push-ups. All of these words are part of the larger category of functional training.   What is…… Read More
  • One TAClete's Journey with the FMS Screen

    Posted August 14, 2019

    I recently had the pleasure of taking Missy Amato, dedicated T.A.C. Performance Center athlete and accomplished hiker, hockey player, AT skier and snowboarder, through the FMS screen. She was curious about her movement and wanted to know what little changes she could make to improve her athletic performance. Read More

  • Why More Sleep Helps Athletes Recover Faster

    Posted March 23, 2019

    Sleep provides time for the body to recover, heal, and recharge. Everyone from the casual exerciser to the serious athlete benefit from a full night’s rest. The typical adult needs seven to nine hours per night, but there may be circumstances in which you may need more. Adequate sleep… Read More

  • CBD for Sports Medicine - That's Natural CBD at TAC!

    Posted March 4, 2019

    More and more professionals are recognizing CBD as a potential supplement for a variety of conditions – including inflammation and pain. Athletes are looking for pain-managing alternatives to opiates that are non-addictive, natural, and plant-based: that do not have the drastic and negative side-effects that often come with pharmaceutical drugs.… Read More

  • Train Smart, Eat Right

    Posted January 30, 2019
    As you ramp up your training, eat more, and at the right times.

    We like to assume that increased training translates to better health and, thus, more energy. However, when we increase training for a long race, we are sometimes left feeling lethargic, instead of more energized.

    For many, proper nutrition throughout hard training is an afterthought. Eating well during your training cycle, not just on race day, is key to optimal performance.

    Read More
  • Connect With Yourself In Order To Connect With Others

    Posted January 8, 2019

    It’s probably no surprise to anyone when science shows us that having friends increases wellness and quality of life. However, in an increasingly complex and busy life, it can be hard to make meaningful connections and lasting friendships. While people may be quick to offer advice: “just get out there… Read More

  • Seasonal Shift

    Posted January 8, 2019

    It’s that time of year, the days are growing colder and lend themselves to slowing down. We reflect on what has come to pass and get a chance to press the reset button. It’s a good to time to make small refinements to our daily routine and perhaps hone a… Read More

  • TAC Injury Swap

    Posted January 8, 2019

    At TAC Fitness, we care about your health and want you to avoid injury! With these three modifications to three different exercises – protect yourself while building strength!

    The Move: The Romanian Deadlift

    Muscles worked: Hamstrings, Gluteus Maximus, Quadriceps, Adductor Magnus, Erector Spinae, Upper Trapezius

    Modification for safe back strengthening.… Read More

  • The Healthiest Way To Manage Your Eating Pattern

    Posted January 8, 2019

    Looking for a sustainable way to eat healthier? Forget the diet! With all of the delicious food options out there, controlling how much you eat can be incredibly difficult. Portion control and learning the appropriate serving sizes for foods can not only help you stay healthy but also maintain or… Read More

  • Extreme Exercise Pros & Cons - Learn The Difference With TAC Fitness!

    Posted January 8, 2019

    At TAC, we believe that you will leave feeling better than when you came! But we can’t do that if we don’t know about any injuries you have or if you are new to a certain class or types of exercises. So let’s work together to ensure you get the… Read More

  • The Physical Benefits Of A Full Night's Sleep

    Posted January 8, 2019

    Sleep is one of those things that many people take for granted. But when you don’t get enough sleep, your well being and performance can suffer. If you’re short on time, you may not feel like you have enough time to sleep well.

    But good sleep is essential for living… Read More

  • Is Your Drinking a Problem?

    Posted December 5, 2018

    Alcohol is everywhere, and often times drinking can seem harmless. It’s a social activity done in groups for a good time. It’s grabbing a beer with friends after work, celebrating a birthday, or glass of wine with dinner. But what happens when that single drink turns into 3 or 4.… Read More

  • Injuries: Prevention & Rehab

    Posted December 5, 2018
    If you experience pain, weakness, or limited flexibility, your tissues are dysfunctional. In the musculoskeletal system, soft tissues have to stretch, contract, and stabilize joints. Dysfunction means the soft tissues aren’t able to do their job. Read More
  • TAC Is A Mindbody Visionary Award Recipient

    Posted December 5, 2018
    TAC Fitness & Wellness Center has been honored in the inaugural MINDBODY Visionary Awards, given for business excellence fitness, beauty, and wellness industries. “The MINDBODY Visionary Awards are our way of celebrating the businesses owners we serve... Read More
  • TAC Injury Swap

    Posted December 5, 2018
    At TAC Fitness, we care about your health and want you to avoid injury! With these three modifications to three different exercises - protect yourself while building strengt Read More
  • Let’s Talk Turkey

    Posted December 5, 2018
    Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, and with the holidays comes food, food, food. With all the pies, gravy, and mashed potatoes around, making healthy eating choices can be extra challenging. Read More
  • Reviews.Com Guide To Fitness Trackers

    Posted December 5, 2018
    Fitness trackers are becoming increasingly popular - from athletes to those looking to better monitor their activity, it seems like everyone is getting in step! But with so many options on the market, it can feel overwhelming to find a model that will measure what you want... Read More
  • Should I Eat Before Or After A Workout?

    Posted December 5, 2018
    There are many variables that come into play - and every body is different… as a matter of fact - your body changes every day! So it is no wonder that there are so many questions. Read More
  • SilverSneakers Comes To TAC!

    Posted December 5, 2018
    TAC has made the Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness program available, encouraging participants to visit the facilities, meet with instructors, and learn about all of the great educational workshops offered by TAC. Read More