Mary Ann Smith, AVAC’s Wellness Director and Senior Fitness Trainer, was recently honored with an induction into the educator sorority Delta Kappa Gamma – promoting professional and personal growth and excellent in education. Delta Kappa Gamma endows scholarships for graduate study and informs its members of current economic, social, political and educational issues to participate... Continue Reading →
AVAC® Member Claire was involved in a serious car accident that required 2 1/2 years of physical therapy along with 2 surgeries. She's doing great now! Learn what Claire did to regain her strength and endurance... Want to work with Marcy too? Click HERE for info!
Sure, pickleball is FUN (obviously!) but according to a recent article published in Recreation Management, it's an ideal sport for middle-aged adults. Here's why... The research involved recruiting 15 middle-aged to older men and women (40 to 85 years of age). To quantify the acute cardiovascular and metabolic responses to pickleball, participants wore a... Continue Reading →
Fitness is a journey the whole family can take together! You know what’s a good attribute for AbsoluteFIT? Being a good sport — and today’s AbsoluteFIT friend is one of the best. Steven is a super-consistent regular in the studio, often with his wife, Doris; it’s a rare morning workout that doesn’t have one or both... Continue Reading →
AbsoluteFIT is not the Fountain of Youth — but it’s at least a tincture or an infusion. As is often the case in the fall and winter, I’ve been thinking lately about the passage of time — getting older, and specifically, what I can do to stay strong and healthy as long as possible. Now,... Continue Reading →
Stacy Beckly Struggling with life's challenges? Don't be afraid to reach out for support -- you're not alone. Open heart surgery, young children, a miscarriage, 30 pound weight gain, new career, and more. Each one of these on its own is a life challenge. But when combined, these elements can be the making of a disaster.... Continue Reading →
Parents of Teens! Ask yourself these 3 questions: Does your teen spend a chunk of time on a cell phone, a computer, or playing video games? Have you noticed your teenager slouching, or perhaps hunching over while enjoying screen time? Are you looking for a way to help your teenager improve his or her... Continue Reading →
AbsoluteFIT is a key part of Michelle’s fitness routine. One of the best features of AbsoluteFIT is the people you meet in the studio. Michelle is a consistent regular in AbsoluteFIT workouts, and a welcoming, friendly face whom you can count on to challenge you as you do your thing; here, she shares some thoughts... Continue Reading →