Summer has flown by, and whether we are ready to face it or not, it’s time to pack school lunches! Sure, those pre-packaged children's lunches are convenient, but they aren't necessarily healthy. Laura Hsu, AVAC's Certified Nutritionist, has 9 ideas to make it easier for you to leave the 'Lunchables' behind!
Blog post courtesy of Laura Hsu. September 2018 Nutrition Lecture Series ‘Nutrition Simplified—Getting Back to Basics’ With Laura Hsu, AVAC’s Certified Nutrition Consultant Ditch the diets and learn a healthful way to eat for life! As the title suggests, this 4-part series is all about getting back to basics and demystifying what we should eat (and not... Continue Reading →
via - Marcy Poindexter | Personal Trainer & AbsoluteFIT Coach | AVAC® To lose weight, you have to make a lifestyle change. You’ve improved the quality of food you’ve been eating, reduced the number of calories you’ve been consuming and have increased the amount of exercise you’re doing. Your grocery shopping habits become essential to... Continue Reading →
We recently wrapped up the AbsoluteNutrition Challenge here at the Club, and our participants were given new ways to prepare all sorts of healthy, easy & FUN foods! Keeping in line with that Challenge mentality, check out this Foil Packet Favorite, "Sausage with Veggies and Potatoes." You'll love the simplicity of preparation, and your kitchen... Continue Reading →
Adapted from simplegreensmoothies.com 1) Blend in stages to avoid leafy chunks. [I personally think this one is the most important!] Chewing your green smoothie is no fun! To get a “smooth” green smoothie experience, blend up your leafy greens and liquid-base first. Then add your remaining fruits and blend again. 2) Follow the 60/40 formula. When... Continue Reading →
Continuing on in our regular series “The Vail Blog” – A monthly discussion on the “ABC’s” of discipline in health, fitness and wellness. via – Jackie Vail, Personal Trainer, Team AVAC® The Vail Blog – “D” When creating a diet plan, we can learn a lot from the letter D. From dried fruit and nuts to... Continue Reading →
Help yourself, even when the plan is to treat yourself. Somehow I’d missed it, despite the half-dozen emails, group texts, etc. Or maybe deliberately ignored it, whatever — but it’s happening anyway, and right here in my own house: Girl Scout Cookies are coming! We dealers are reminded: Don’t get high on your own supply.... Continue Reading →
You tell yourself you will be good. You remind yourself that you need to have self control. But then the holiday food comes out and you just can't help yourself. What's a food-lover to do?!!! via - Greatist.com How to Bounce Back After a Food Binge ‘Tis the season to overdo it with stuffing, turkey,... Continue Reading →