Delta Kappa Gamma’s Newest Member

Mary Ann Smith, AVAC’s Wellness Director and Senior Fitness Trainer, was recently honored with an induction into the educator sorority Delta Kappa Gamma – promoting professional and personal growth and excellent in education. Delta Kappa Gamma endows scholarships for graduate study and informs its members of current economic, social, political and educational issues to participate... Continue Reading →

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The Perfect Sport for Middle-Aged Adults

   Sure, pickleball is FUN (obviously!) but according to a recent article published in Recreation Management, it's an ideal sport for middle-aged adults. Here's why... The research involved recruiting 15 middle-aged to older men and women (40 to 85 years of age). To quantify the acute cardiovascular and metabolic responses to pickleball, participants wore a... Continue Reading →

Celebrating at Cinnabar Hills

Mary Ann Smith, AVAC's Senior Wellness Director hosted a group of Members for lunch at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club this Holiday season.  On Friday, December 15, AVAC's December Senior Wellness luncheon was held at the Cinnabar Golf Club. The ride out to Cinnabar was beautiful; sun shining, pastoral vistas and lake views. Once inside the... Continue Reading →

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 →

Toasting These Lovelies

VALENTINE'S TEA via - Mary Ann Smith, AVAC® Senior Wellness Director AVAC's annual Senior Valentine's Day Tea was held February 15 at member, Judy Baughman's home. Judy stepped up to help since Shirley Lee, hostess for many years, had knee surgery. And let me tell you... in spite of short notice Judy is an incredible... Continue Reading →

Let Us Help You LOVE Your Liver!

Members and Guests are invited to join us at the upcoming "Love Your Liver Detox" beginning February 13 at AVAC®. A 14-day detox including a 'pre-cleanse' week to slowly wean off forbidden foods. An ideal way take charge of your health in 2017! via - Laura Hsu, AVAC® Nutritionist Happy New Year! With the holidays behind us, and... Continue Reading →

Live Longer & Healthier by Doing This

via - Becky Smothermon, Group Fitness Director, AVAC® Training For Life There are many reasons to start or continue a fitness regime. A young athlete may choose to add resistance, speed, agility and or balance training to their weekly schedule to enhance their performance in a specific sport. As we age we may or may... Continue Reading →

What’s The Cure for Sore Muscles?

via -  outside.com | Erin Beresini The Cure for Sore Muscles? More Movement. Throw away your ice packs and ibuprofen if you want to recover right. Run until it hurts; then run some more. Photo: Thinkstock (via outside.com) Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. RICE has been the go-to treatment plan for pain and soft tissue athletic injuries since... Continue Reading →

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