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Inspirational Member of the Month: Tony Grega

  Tony joined Seattle Athletic Club in the early 1980’s while in college. While exploring options, he found that there were not many full service fitness clubs in the area with comparable facilities. He had originally joined for the lunch time and evening pick-up basketball program and weights. After moving to Japan and Los Angeles, […]


September’s Employee of the Month: Melissa Alvear

TRX, Sandbags, wellness chef, nutrition, Zumba, weight loss, hiking club, strength training, functional training… all of that and more packed into one crazy little person. Melissa joined our team in December of 2014 and boy has she made her mark. A little loud, a little fire but nothing but positive and care that comes from […]


Lose it! Challenge Recap

Another successful Lose it! Challenge in the books. 48 people took on our 2015 challenge that started on January 12th. Out of everyone we did post measurements on, our group lost a total of 159.2 pounds and 140 inches. That’s just over 11 1/2 feet! Success comes in all different forms; dropping pounds, dropping body […]


Skinny vs. Fit

Having the perfect body may be a goal for everyone, but what exactly does that mean? We’ve all heard, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” but with the constant influence from the media it seems somewhat hard to believe such sayings. Advertisements, billboards, magazines, TV, celebrities, famous athletes, etc. all paint a vivid […]


Why do we need calcium?

I am sure you have heard about the importance of calcium, but what does it really do for you? Calcium is sub estimated. We all know calcium helps us keep our bones strong, but it does much more than that, therefore I figure it would be good to list some of its functions: Communication throughout […]


Why Hire a Personal Trainer?

Nowadays a personal trainer’s job includes much more than just motivating you back into shape. Each client is an individual case and presents a myriad of unique needs and challenges. A personal trainer will take your lifestyle and daily activities into consideration, identify weaknesses and imbalances you didn’t know you had, and provide the proper […]


Please Pass the Potassium

Have you noticed that food no longer comes ‘as is’? It is always chopped, processed, canned, prepared, dressed, shaved, packaged, shipped then marketed. Vitamins and minerals are sensitive not only to processing, but also to oxygen, cooking, weather, soil patterns and age. They go through a lot before they end up on your plate, and […]

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