1. Top 5 Best & Worst Halloween Candy Choices

    It seems like the Halloween candy displays in the stores come out earlier and earlier each year, and now that we are over halfway through October, the Halloween chocolate temptations are out in full effect! Life is all about balance, so we say: enjoy the candy! If you are particularly concerned about breaking the calorie-bank with all those fun-size options, we’ve done the legwork for you. Here …Read More

  2. Supporting Mental Health with Healthy Exercise Habits

    By Nikki Halvorsen We talk a lot about improving our health in the fitness industry, for obvious reasons, but too often, mental health is omitted from the conversation. While some people may feel there is a stigma surrounding mental health issues, there has been a push in recent years to end that embarrassing or shameful feeling. Mental health plays a huge role in overall health and wellness, and …Read More

  3. RAC presents Athletes In Tandem with Donation Check

    We were thrilled to present a check for $1500 to Athletes in Tandem, Inc. this morning. The money was raised during our 2nd Annual Golf Tournament held last October. Athletes in Tandem will be cycling through Yellowstone National Park for four days in May. Levina Miller, of Lititz, PA, an athlete who has done several triathlons with Dennis Vanderheiden, has dreamed of visiting Yellowstone and wi…Read More

  4. Our 2018 RAC Scholarship Winner Announced

    Raintree Athletic Club would like to introduce the newest recipient of the RAC Fitness for Life Scholarship, Annie Carey. The Fitness for Life Scholarship enhances the recipient’s club experience, and provides guidance toward a healthier lifestyle and fitness tools to achieve success. This year’s recipient, Annie Carey, is excited to start using the full benefits of the scholarship. Looking …Read More

  5. What is the RAC Scholarship? Explained by 2017’s Winner.

    This past January, Gia Heflin was announced as the 2017 RAC Scholarship recipient. After nearly a year of using RAC to the fullest, she has not only moved forward on her fitness journey but accomplished multiple goals and shows no sign of stopping. After serving in the United States Army for 5 years, Gia found herself struggling to pass required PT tests. Using the personal training sessions from …Read More

  6. 7 Tips to Spring into a Healthier Easter

    Celebrating Easter with the family usually comes with treat baskets for the kids, hunting for chocolate and candies, and a wide brunch or dinner spread. You may not be able to sell your kids entirely on carrots and only healthy options gifted from the Easter Bunny, but there are choices that can make the holiday a healthier day for the whole family. Go for dark chocolate (if your kids will eat it)…Read More

  7. Start on the Right Foot With Running: 10 Tips

    New to running or just out of the game?  Spring is running season and the races and events may be a tempting challenge, but where should you start? RAC Personal Trainer and resident running expert Ashley Foos has 10 tips for runners looking to get back into the swing of things. Invest in New Shoes: If you know your shoes are 2+ years old or you have run over 500 miles in them already, most like…Read More

  8. Body Acceptance – A different perspective

    Approximately 91% of women in the United States are unhappy with their body appearance. Approximately 43% of men are similarly dissatisfied. Each day, we are bombarded with images of “perfect” men and women — in magazines, TV, movies, and on social media. It seems like we can hardly go anywhere without seeing headlines promising “drop 15lbs in just two weeks!” or flipping through magazin…Read More

  9. February: Heart Health Month

      Did you know that over 1 million American lives are taken annually due to heart disease? This makes it the number one killer of both men and women in this country. Heart Disease is known as a “silent killer,” often showing little or no symptoms. The only way to check for issues that may be affecting your body is to get regular checkups including management of healthy weight, blood pres…Read More

  10. Giving Thanks: Mind, Body, & Soul

    Thanksgiving reminds us to be thankful for all of the things we have in our lives, but this time of the year is often followed by a period of extreme spending, consuming, and holiday madness.  For many, the holidays can be a very bright point in their year, but for others, it can be a time of loneliness and strained relationships. No matter what boat you are in, take the time to appreciate yours…Read More