Hiking as an Opportunity for Camaraderie

Submitted on behalf of Andrea Schwartz, long-time AVAC® Member One day in the spring of 2017, I joined my daughter for a hike. I never considered myself someone who would like hiking, always passing by that section whenever in a sporting goods store. However, something about an outside workout that can be as challenging as... Continue Reading →

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Not all Calories are Created Equal

The New York Times recently reported on a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that busts some common myths about weight loss. According to this new study, weight loss can still occur without restricting calories by simply eating ‘real’ food and cutting out added sugar and refined carbohydrates. This... Continue Reading →

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late…

You turn your back for a few moments to fetch some laundry and your two year old son somehow finds his way into the backyard through a door left ajar. Within moments he stumbles into the swimming pool. You frantically run to his aid and pull him out of the water, only to find his face blue, his lungs gurgling, and his body limp. Would you know what to do next?

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 →

Technology Trends & the Future of Tennis

via - Ken DeHart, Director of Player Development, AVAC® Tennis Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is a beautiful island and home of Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) with 16,000 tennis professionals worldwide. I have been a member of the PTR for 42 years and at one point I served as the Executive Director of the PTR... Continue Reading →

Ready for a Life-Changing Trip?

Join AVAC® for an Inca Discovery! Peru Trip 8 Days | Lima - Cusco | September 22 - 29, 2018 Perfect for all ages! This trip is ideal for those looking to experience the region’s archaeological and cultural treasures in a short amount of time. Includes a four-day trek along the Inca Trail. Hosted by... Continue Reading →

The Hips Have It!

via - Jackie Vail, CPT | Almaden Valley Athletic Club® The Vail Blog: “ABC’s” of Discipline in Health, Fitness and Wellness Letter “H” | The Hips Have It!   Lower body strength and flexibility are not only key to healthy movement, but also essential to enjoy many activities, such as walking, hiking, running, cycling, rowing,... Continue Reading →

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