She’s fun, she’s friendly, she’s arm goals for life! If you go to the AbsoluteFIT studio in the mornings, you’re probably going to see Bridgette — she’s a regular, and her arms are the envy of the place after all the hard work she’s put in. I asked her some questions about her AbsoluteFIT experience:... Continue Reading →
Submitted on behalf of Andrea Schwartz, long-time AVAC® Member One day in the spring of 2017, I joined my daughter for a hike. I never considered myself someone who would like hiking, always passing by that section whenever in a sporting goods store. However, something about an outside workout that can be as challenging as... Continue Reading →
Failure isn’t necessarily a bad thing; also it’s sometimes hilarious! I share a lot of things on here about what I can do after all this time in AbsoluteFIT, but I think I’d be remiss if I didn’t share the things I can’t do, or don’t do well (I mean in fitness and health, not,... Continue Reading →
The New York Times recently reported on a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that busts some common myths about weight loss. According to this new study, weight loss can still occur without restricting calories by simply eating ‘real’ food and cutting out added sugar and refined carbohydrates. This... Continue Reading →
The Olympics, to me, is primarily a spectacle of the most amazing things the human body can do. Since the opening ceremonies last Friday, I’ve had Olympic coverage on my TV non-stop, from morning to way too late at night. I can’t stop myself — it’s just endlessly fascinating, the vast array of skills, body... Continue Reading →
Although every body and every lifestyle is different, some of these may work for you. You can read more of Lydia's posts here. Not every health change is visible to other people, and all progress is good, but my progress over the last year — in which I’ve lost nearly 25 pounds — is... Continue Reading →
It’s the nutrition, you guys. Check out this comparison photo — me today (1/2/2018), vs. me a year ago (1/12/2017). I started the AbsoluteFit Challenge 2.0 last March, and as I mentioned here — several times — the hardest part of it for me was the eating. I didn’t want to change my habits, I... Continue Reading →
You turn your back for a few moments to fetch some laundry and your two year old son somehow finds his way into the backyard through a door left ajar. Within moments he stumbles into the swimming pool. You frantically run to his aid and pull him out of the water, only to find his face blue, his lungs gurgling, and his body limp. Would you know what to do next?