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.
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 →
Erika teaches a Sunday morning 10:15 am Beginning Yoga class appropriate for all newbies, and is the perfect start to developing your yoga practice. She also leads Storytime Yoga on Thursdays at 3:15 (children 18 months - 5 years) designed to stimulate a young child’s imagination, maintain flexibility, develop conscious breathing, & self-calming. http://www.avac.us View... Continue Reading →
‘Tis the season, where temptations for sugar-filled treats are EVERYWHERE! Here are 7 super useful tips to survive your holiday cravings!
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 →
AbsoluteFIT is not the Fountain of Youth — but it’s at least a tincture or an infusion. As is often the case in the fall and winter, I’ve been thinking lately about the passage of time — getting older, and specifically, what I can do to stay strong and healthy as long as possible. Now,... Continue Reading →
Parents of Teens! Ask yourself these 3 questions: Does your teen spend a chunk of time on a cell phone, a computer, or playing video games? Have you noticed your teenager slouching, or perhaps hunching over while enjoying screen time? Are you looking for a way to help your teenager improve his or her... Continue Reading →
You’ve probably heard of PILATES, and you might have seen a Pilates reformer or even that intimidating-looking device in the upstairs studio (aka the Pilates Cadillac) but chances are if you haven’t done a class before you might not know exactly where to begin, which class to attend, or what to expect. Luckily, Bess... Continue Reading →