Do You Ever Do This?

Do you ever find yourself silently rooting yourself on before a challenge or workout? If not, you should!  Here's some surprising insight into why talking to yourself can be a powerful motivator! via - Furthermore | Equinox.com   GET COMPETITION-READY BY USING THE THIRD PERSON THE SCIENCE Before or during competition, one of performance psychology’s most... Continue Reading →

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Ever Wonder if You’re Fit 2 Run?

Get Fit 2 Run with this Beginner's Guide to Running at AVAC. This 6 week program will have you 5k or 10k race ready!

AbsoluteFIT Outside the Studio

via - Lydia M., AbsoluteFIT @ AVAC® When the going gets rough, ask your trainers for help!  There’s something really, really, bad wrong with my ankle — x-rays didn’t show a break, but it hurts and I can’t run on it, so of course I’m still going to AbsoluteFIT sessions (the trainers can work around... Continue Reading →

Burn a “Different” Kind of FAT By Doing This!

via - fitness magazine The Crazy-Awesome Benefit of Running in Cold Weather Running in cold weather boasts extra body benefits, according to new research. Here's how to take advantage of the chilly temps—without compromising your safety. Sure, it is freezing outside. But before you retreat to the treadmill for your run, consider this: Chilly temperatures may... Continue Reading →

via - Outside.com | By: Brad Stulberg How Can I Go from Office Worker to World-Class Athlete? Sarah Piampiano left a high-powered investment banking gig to train for triathlons full time. Five years later, she's a champion. Here's how she did it. Photo: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images Sarah's unwavering self-belief transformed her from a chain-smoking investment banker just... Continue Reading →

The Right Way to Use a Rowing Machine

Need some rowing machine assistance? Just ask any AVAC® Trainer -- we're always happy to help! via - Greatist.com Once relegated to the back of the gym, the rowing machine is experiencing a surge in popularity—so much so that there are now entire boutique studios devoted to it and its awesome total-body benefits. But the... Continue Reading →

What’s The Cure for Sore Muscles?

via -  outside.com | Erin Beresini The Cure for Sore Muscles? More Movement. Throw away your ice packs and ibuprofen if you want to recover right. Run until it hurts; then run some more. Photo: Thinkstock (via outside.com) Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. RICE has been the go-to treatment plan for pain and soft tissue athletic injuries since... Continue Reading →

Read This Before Your Next Workout

via - Greatist.com It’s no secret that taking care of your body is key to being happy and successful. Exercise can ease stress, anxiety, and depression—and even decrease memory loss; improve self-esteem; and prevent heart disease, certain cancers, and pretty much any chronic disease. Plus, exercise as medicine is free: Everyone can take it. That's why... Continue Reading →

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