AbsoluteFIT, the Stress-Busting Anxiety-Crusher

Virtually all research agrees: Physical activity like AbsoluteFIT helps relieve stress and anxiety. 

Are you stressed? Anxious? Yeah, same — and I don’t think I know anybody who isn’t, at least in the everyday way. And sometimes, working out can seem like one. more. thing. on that eternal, stress-causing to-do list.

But — supported by research that shows exercise helps relieve anxiety, depression and stress — I have come to think of AbsoluteFIT as my secret weapon in both the mental and physical realms.

Look: I can’t fix all the world’s (or even my own) problems by myself, today. But what I can do is smack ‘em down, at least temporarily, and return to dealing with life on a more even keel. Tell me you’d still feel powerless after doing this with a 20-lb. medicine ball:

It’s not magic, but it’s pretty darn close. Meet me in the studio, and we’ll kick anxiety’s behind!

—Lydia M. 

www.avac.us/AbsoluteFIT

Lydia Markoff is an Almaden-area writer, mom, and fitness enthusiast whose AbsoluteFIT journey has resulted in major strength gains, nutrition education, approximately 25 fewer pounds on the scale, and dozens of new workout friends. She can be found in the AbsoluteFIT studio three to five times a week — it’s basically her second living room, at this point, but with fewer Legos, Harry Potter wands, and Wimpy Kid books. 

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