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. Glutesanity with Niki Veldman

    Looking for strong glutes?  Stuck with your same glute workout?  Join Glutesanity with Certified Personal Trainer Niki Veldman. Glutesanity is one hour of strength training to target your glutes and lower body, with a focus on improving shape and strength. You can expect to use equipment, free weights, bands, and body weight as your resistance. Strong glutes aren't just a status symbol (think Ki…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Mom’s Coffee Hour

    Enjoy an hour of relaxation and fun “mom time.” Meet other club moms, make new friends, and bring your fitness-related questions to Personal Trainer and mother, Michelle Tucker. 2nd & 4th Thursday of every month | 9:00am | RAC Cafe & Bar *First cup of coffee included. Contact Michelle at michelletuckerPT@gmail.com for any additional questions.…Read More

  6. 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

  7. Team Member Profile – RAC Trainer Sandy Ernst-Aldern

    Sandy Ernst-Aldern may just be one of our most prized possessions as a RAC team member. A long standing presence here at Raintree Athletic Club (formerly The Pulse), Sandy can be seen working with clients on the weight room floor, teaching cycling class, in Studio 1 leading Core class, or chatting with members in our lobby with her infectious laugh filling the air. She is a pleasure to be around a…Read More

  8. It’s 5K season! Let’s Run.

    A couple of years ago I decided to challenge myself by running a 5K a month for an entire year. Sounds easy? Well at the time, I had never run a race, let alone run for 3.1 miles ... ever! The greatest thrill for me was proudly finishing the race and then sporting the awesome shirt I got for signing up. I wasn't fast and usually finished anywhere from 25 to 30 minutes and didn't even mind getting …Read More

  9. RAC Member Profile – Caroline Chant

     Caroline Chant has been a RAC member for almost two years and in that time has grown in her passion for health and fitness. So much so that she is now pursuing her dream of becoming a personal trainer. We sat down with her for a little Q&A session to find out what makes her tick: Q. Where did you begin your fitness journey? Tell us a little about how you got started working out. A. I got s…Read More