Trainer Spotlight: Bernadette Auchard

"My fitness journey at AVAC® began in my early 40's, five years into twin motherhood. As a former-college athlete & active 20-30's, age & motherhood had more than complicated my fitness journey. . . in time, mental & physical capability, & endurance. Although I welcome that the re-invented 80's are here, more than rolled my eyes... Continue Reading →

Access To Great Health Clubs On The Road

Looking for an easy way to maintain your workout routine when you travel? We have the answer. AVAC® is a member of IHRSA, the international trade association for health clubs, & participates in their Passport Program, powered by the TrainAway mobile app. This makes it possible for our members to purchase exclusive access to other clubs... Continue Reading →

Parents: 9 Ways to Step Away From the Lunchables!

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!

8 Health Benefits of Yerba Mate

Try a Guayaki Organic Yerba Mate in the AVAC® Poolside Cafe. It has the strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate, all in one beverage! Of the six commonly used stimulants in the world: coffee, tea, kola, cocoa, and guarana, yerba mate triumphs as the most balanced and healthful while... Continue Reading →

How Basim Changed His Life at AVAC®

Basim was overweight and pre-diabetic for 20 years when he finally decided to seek help from John Kensit, Certified Personal Trainer at Almaden Valley Athletic Club®. Click HERE for more information about working out with John Kensit, Personal Trainer.

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