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 →
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 →
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 →
via - Lydia M., AbsoluteFIT blogger at AVAC® I am not the most organized suburban mom — what Halloween decorations I managed to put up are still up, LOL! — but even I know that the holiday season is upon us and things are about to get craaaaaazy. So I want to kick things off... 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 →
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!
Hello! Are you looking for a fun way to get more vegetables into your diet (and less refined carbohydrates?) Check out this video of me making zucchini noodles, or zoodles! “Zoodles” is a nickname for zucchini noodles, or spaghetti-like strands made from spiralized, raw zucchini and other types of squash. Zoodles contain no flour or wheat... Continue Reading →