Seattle Athletic Club

Category Archives: Sports Conditioning

Mar
25

Check Out Our New Athletic Conditioning Course

Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning Tuesday, April 4th │7:00-8:00 pm Cost: $170 per month We will be launching our new small group Athletic Conditioning Course. The course will provide full-body fitness, improving strength, agility, endurance, speed, precision, balance, and flexibility. Members who join the course will see rapid improvement in their physical capabilities. This course will […]

Apr
21

Outdoor Summer Boot Camp at Maple Leaf Park

Saturdays | 9:00am   Only two months left of our Outdoor Summer Boot Camp at Maple Leaf Park. Hang on to the Seattle summer and get fit with us outside. *Please note that we need a minimum of 6 children in order to provide outdoor childcare at the park. We have arranged for Kid’s Court […]

Oct
29

How many Sets/Reps?

By Fitness Intern Quinton Augusto, Seattle Athletic Club Downtown.    One of the most common misconceptions among gym goers is the proper number of sets and reps to do during a workout. The answer is very dependent on your individual goals. Before venturing into the gym and aimlessly meandering around until you find a machine […]

Oct
22

Seattle Bicycle Laws and Regulations: What You Need to Know

By: Fitness Intern, Quinton Augusto, Seattle Athletic Club Downtown.  This upcoming May 17th is Bike to Work Day in Seattle! We would love to encourage everyone to participate in this fun event which promotes a healthy active lifestyle. With over 240 miles of bike trails surrounding the emerald city, we live in a great place to […]

Sep
10

SACNG Welcomes You!

Surrender yourself to the opportunities that surround you and enjoy the multitude of benefits that follow.   Summer has come to an end, it is time to reintroduce yourself to the Club and what we have to offer. As we anticipate the fall with all the change the season brings, we find ourselves excited for […]

Jun
18

Importance of Shoulder Roll

Swimming ability at the SAC is at quite a reasonable standard however with a few minor adjustments and basic tips you can improve your technique, endurance and timing drastically. Today I will focus upon freestyle technique and how with a simple change you can improve not only your technique but also your personal well-being while […]

Jun
11

Workout Outside!

Spring is here and there’s no better way to get out and enjoy the sunny Seattle weather than to do so while working out! Don’t snub the outdoors for your routine weight lifting program in the gym. You’d be surprised how easy it is to get a full body workout done sans gym equipment. Plus, […]

Jun
04

Have you tried speed bag/Heavy bag training?

Have you had a chance to use the boxing equipment and trainers at the Seattle Athletic Club? The training is interactive and great calorie burner. The format of martial arts is to teach you proper technique, timing, coordination, endurance/stamina drills. The calorie expenditure is awesome, if you weigh 125 and did 1 hour of speed […]

May
28

Boost Your Endurance Training Program

One of the most popular modes of exercise inside and outside of the gym is endurance training. Whether you enjoy running, rowing, stair-stepping or any other endurance training machine available in the SAC, chances are your training program could use a boost. Varying your endurance training program not only breaks up the monotony of working […]

Feb
18

Do you have all of the pieces of the fitness puzzle?

There are many sports that involve lifting heavy things. Powerlifting, strongman competitions, the highland games, and the shot-put are all sports involving heavy weights and objects. The sport of Weightlifting is the only sport done with a barbell that is performed at the Olympics. Olympic weightlifting (or oly for short) involves two events, the clean […]

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