Month: February 2021

3 Moves Your Core Will Love

What do you think when you hear the word “core” in relation to exercise? Maybe you envision someone with flawless 6-pack abs who got them doing a zillion crunches, right? This is the image that has been used to portray the ideal core for years. But there’s so much more to your core than what Read more

8 Reasons We Love the KidZone

You love your child and want the best for them in all areas of their life, including their education, health, and socialization. And we know that desire remains strong when searching for a gym that offers childcare. You may ask yourself: Will my child be engaged through activity, or left on their own? Will my Read more

Fall in Love with Free Weights

Is there a machine at the gym that you just LOVE? Cardio or weight machine, it doesn’t matter — you may have eyes for that ONE piece of equipment that you always depend on as a part of your workout routine. If you do have a favorite machine, wonderful! We love that you’ve found something Read more

AFF Mechanicsville Exterior

It is often said that the seemingly small moments in our lives that have the biggest impact on them. At American Family Fitness Mechanicsville, every day brings new moments and a new lasting impact on our AFFamily of members and staff. Since it’s opening in Spring of 2001, AFF Mechanicsville is 38,000 square feet of Read more

Loving Your Relationship with Exercise

Exercise is a lot like a relationship – there are ups and downs, good days and bad, compromise and sacrifice, gains and losses. The benefits are wonderful, but they don’t come easy. It takes time and effort to create and maintain your workout routine, so having a healthy relationship with your workouts is critical to Read more

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