Supporting the Stampede!

AVAC® had a blast supporting the recent Leigh High School Stampede 5K Walk/Run. There were over 420 runners, and a total of $12,000 was raised to benefit High School programs. Hear what one young racer thought of the event: "It’s a fun event especially for beginners like us children and it’s the perfect size.  I like... Continue Reading →

Ever Tried a Color Run?

AVAC® is Proudly Supporting the Dartmouth Middle School First Annual Color Run/Walk! Date | Saturday, June 4 at 10 am Location | Dartmouth Middle School’s track and field Register | Dartmouth Website Dartmouth Middle School will be hosting a Color Run/Walk! The Color Run is an exciting, untimed race in which participants, or “color runners”,... Continue Reading →

AbFIT Crossover: I Am A Runnin’ Fool

Lydia M's AbsoluteFIT Journey at AVAC® continues... Two years ago, after years of casual/haphazard running for exercise, I ran a local 5K race — the first actual race I’d run since my ill-starred track team participation in 8th grade — as part of the preparation for the half-marathon I’d decided out of nowhere to train... Continue Reading →

10 Swimming Tips for Beginners

via Active, Steven Munatones - Open Water Source Whether swimming is your new passion or a necessity for your triathlon addiction, here are 10 tips that will help you when training and racing in the water. 1. Keep Your Goggles On Learn to keep your goggles over your eyes for at least an hour without removing. A swimming workout often... Continue Reading →

Leisure Life: Why Be Fit?

via Jeff Griffith-Jones - AVAC Of course there are the obvious reasons to maintain an optimum level of fitness: prevent disease, reverse obesity, look more desirable, maintain health in later life, etc. But what prods us as individuals to stay fit? Ideally, each of us will have a trainer adept in self-determination theory and stages... Continue Reading →

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