AbsoluteFIT Friends #4: Meet Bridgette!

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 →

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Hiking as an Opportunity for Camaraderie

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 →

Not all Calories are Created Equal

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 →

Olympic Inspirado 

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 →

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late…

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?

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