WonderMom Can Do Anything!

via - Lydia M., AbsoluteFIT blogger AbsoluteFIT keeps you strong, even in your dotage — tell that to the kids! Kids — sometimes they underestimate their parents. One of my most treasured childhood memories was the steaming summer afternoon when I was twelve, and my fifteen-year-old brother and two of his friends — all nearing... Continue Reading →

Thwarting Your Genetic Destiny, the AbsoluteFIT Way

via - Lydia M, AbsoluteFIT blogger at AVAC® Again with the batwings …  We gotta talk triceps, so many women’s faaaaaaavrit subject. Armwise, my genetic destiny, as I’ve mentioned here before, is Batwing City, USA — aka bingo wings, aka my beloved grandmother’s bequest to me (whether she wanted to give them to me or... Continue Reading →

The Formerly Impossible Becomes … Possible!

via - Lydia M., AbsoluteFIT Blogger Extraordinaire I used to think I couldn’t do a thing like this, either.  Before AbsoluteFIT, I could not have imagined myself doing this — a plank-jack (like a jumping jack, but on the floor, starting from a full-extension plank), on gliders, with a pushup, and a knee tuck in... Continue Reading →

SMASH!

-via Lydia M., AbsoluteFITness Challege 2.0 participant https://youtu.be/CNELJ_uOWqE Sometimes the most fun things are also really beneficial, fitness-wise. Here’s a slo-mo video of me smashing the 20-lb smashball — I only did it once for the camera, but Marie had us doing it over and over for 50 seconds at a time in last Tuesday's... Continue Reading →

A Tale of Two Quizzes

Turns out, “I eat pretty healthy” is just, like, my opinion, man.  At the beginning of the AbsoluteFIT Challenge 2.0, we were all asked to complete two quizzes — one about our physical activity, and one about our nutrition situation. I thought I was a pretty healthy eater, in general, in that I don’t eat... Continue Reading →

The Struggle Was Real

via - Marie Dierks, AVAC® CPT As I sat down to share some totally fancy thoughts on kinesiology I realized I was compelled to share the following instead. . . I dropped my kids off at school this morning and my 5 year old daughter decided it would be the perrfect opportunity to have a complete... Continue Reading →

Gotta Start Somewhere

via - Lydia M., AVAC AbsoluteFIT Contributor We’re doing the AbsoluteFIT challenge 2.0! Friday night, we got together in the Cafe: a group of the people who are doing the AbsoluteFIT challenge. We learned what to expect, we got some kickoff advice and some schwag, and we got to meet our fellow challengers. Each of us... Continue Reading →

It’s a Great Time to do the ‘D’

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 →

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