Why Nancy Loves GSM!

For a long time, AVAC® Member Nancy Williams had relied solely on aerobic classes for her workout. She was advised to integrate weight training to better round out her routine. Once she did, she was hooked! Consider the following: Are you looking for a low-impact, guided workout on the fitness floor? Do you enjoy a... Continue Reading →

Senior Wellness Social

via - Mary Ann Smith | Team AVAC® On Friday, June 12, members gathered at the home of Jill Gossner to share some dessert and social time together. Jill’s home is in a lovely cul-de-sac so her back yard has interesting surprises. In one corner is a softly lit gazebo. Some of the members gathered there... Continue Reading →

Pilates for the Senior Population

via - Mary Ann Smith, Senior Wellness Director | Team AVAC® As the senior population grows, interest in maintaining and improving their quality of life with physical activity is growing. But with age come physical limitations and health issues. Pilates is an activity to counter the aging process. Here at Almaden Valley Athletic Club® we have... Continue Reading →

Wildflower Walk At Calero Park

via Mary Ann Smith - AVAC On Wednesday, April 16, 22 members and guests met at Calero Park to enjoy an easy to moderate 2.6 mile Spring hike on open fire roads with views of spectacular wildflowers and Calero reservoir. We heard the Park Ranger teach us about wildflowers and oak woodlands. At the end... Continue Reading →

Your Brain On Exercise

via Mary Ann Smith - AVAC Did you know that exercise twice a week halves your risk of general dementia. Aerobic exercise affects mood, anxiety and attention. It helps to guard against stress and improves focus and moods. Some steps to keeping your brain and body fit are to learn a new skill, use positive... Continue Reading →

Aerobics, Wellness, & You

via Mary Ann Smith - AVAC Any exercise promotes health; that's the good news. But certain kinds of exercise at certain levels of intensity provide you with the greatest health benefits. Aerobic exercise is the key to enhancing cardio-respiratory fitness and lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease. Aerobic exercise is any large muscle, continuous rhythmic... Continue Reading →

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