After a good rest, it’s time to crank things back up again. My daughter is starting middle school this fall (well, summer — honestly, is August what we’re calling “fall” now?). That comes with a whole lot of challenges, some of which I can help with and some I can’t. One of them is the... Continue Reading →
Past a certain age, we all have our injuries and other issues — but that doesn’t mean we can’t work out! One thing I’ve always appreciated about AbsoluteFIT is that every trainer asks the group before we start: “Any injuries or other issues I should be aware of?” Because it’s a rare day that no... Continue Reading →
Nobody goes as hard as Dana — she’s an inspiration to us all! You probably already know who Dana is — the unstoppable dynamo of the AbsoluteFIT world, and one of the most encouraging and upbeat people you’ll ever meet anywhere. Here, she tells about the AbsoluteFIT experience from her perspective. 1) Why did you... Continue Reading →
I tend to go about my fitness routine alone, but one of the great things about AbsoluteFIT is that often we do things in pairs — and it is a double shot of motivation, support and camaraderie every time.
Life is crazy — AbsoluteFIT gets you ready to face it at any moment! Six thirty-eight a.m., day three of our spontaneous spring break visit to the Happiest Place on Earth. We’re in line for the Extra Magic Hour, a perk of staying on-site at Disneyland in which you get to get up insanely early... Continue Reading →
Fitness is a lot of things, not just a numbers game. If you are trying to get fit, you’re probably gonna start thinking about the numbers — number of calories burned, number on the scale, number on the tag inside the waistband of your jeans. And honestly, sometimes, the numbers are how you know whether... Continue Reading →
Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’ve likely heard of the caveman diet, otherwise known as the Paleo diet. The Paleo diet is a modern take on eating the way hunter-gatherer humans ate in the Paleolithic era (2.5 million to 10,000 years ago). This diet consists of lean proteins like fish, meat and poultry,... Continue Reading →
Challenge can come from inspiration, and inspiration is where you find it — sometimes on the big screen. One thing I’ve learned in my AbsoluteFIT journey is that I constantly need to seek new challenges: to avoid boredom, to keep seeing results, to add some kapow! to my workout. And if there’s a bigger inspiration... Continue Reading →