1. RAC & Alive to host Embrace documentary screening

    Why do so many people hate their bodies? See one woman's global journey to find out what we can do about it. When Body Image Activist Taryn Brumfitt posted an unconventional before-and-after photo in 2013 it was seen by more than 100 million people worldwide and sparked an international media frenzy. EMBRACE follows Taryn’s crusade as she explores the global issue of body loathing, inspiring us …Read More

  2. 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

  3. 2017 Scholarship Winner Update

    Meet Gia Heflin, an Army Reservist, single mother, master’s student, and Raintree Athletic Club’s 2017 scholarship winner. As the recipient of the 2017 RAC Scholarship, Gia won 12 personal training sessions, 7 nutrition sessions and a detailed weekly meal plan, starting measurements, and guidance on different exercises as well as motivation here at the club. You can catch Gia working with her …Read More

  4. 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

  5. 5 Tips for Running a 5k

    Here in Colorado we love the outdoors, we love exercise, and we love our 5k runs. Spring, summer, and fall are all a part of the long 5K season.  For experienced runners, a 5K is a chance to run hard and fast, but if you’ve never done a 5K, it may seem a bit intimidating. Check out these five tips from RAC Personal Trainer and Nutritionist Counselor Ashley Talebi, on how to get ready for a suc…Read More

  6. Spring into Home-Grown Nutrition

    It’s almost May in Colorado and while we have seen snow in June before, it’s planting season for you home-growers out there. It’s tricky to know exactly when to plant in Colorado, but the results can feed a family (or several) all summer long.  Lower grocery costs, frequent outdoor activity, healthy eating, and organic produce at its finest — gardening is a labor of love with numerous ben…Read More

  7. Avoid the Holiday Weight Gain

    It's that time of year again... The smell of turkey, ham, gingerbread cookies, and other holiday favorites baking in the oven are enough to add five pounds all on their own. The key to maintaining personal health is learning how to indulge in moderation. We asked some of the expert RAC trainers for some suggestions for staying in control over the holidays. Brandon Brooks: "Don't clear your plate …Read More

  8. Fighting Depression With Exercise

    It is one of those subjects that is hard to talk about and most people try to avoid. But the truth about anxiety and depression is that those same people that have a hard time talking about it, are likely among the 40 million adults (or 18 percent of the population) that suffer from one of these disorders. Specifically, this time of year almost half a million Americans suffer from seasonal affecti…Read More

  9. What is a Health Coach?

    Coaches are popping up all over the place - they can help with anything from life, business, athletics, music, education, personal development and now even health. One of the most asked questions I get about my business is, "what is a health coach?"  Let's dig deeper into that question. A Health Coach is an authority on wellness and helps customize individual health plans in order to improve t…Read More