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Racket Preparation and Acceleration

Racket Preparation and Acceleration

By Gabe Harmat - Tennis Coach The old words of wisdom we’ve all heard before with “early preparation” have been replaced by tennis experts around the world with much more sound advice: “proper preparation.”   The key to proper racket preparation for the forehand...

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Top 4 Benefits of Stretching

Top 4 Benefits of Stretching

By Sarah Graff - Personal Fitness Trainer Stretching-Ugh!   Many of us struggle with stretching, considering it boring or uncomfortable. However, being reminded of a few of the major benefits may help motivate you. Increased Range of Motion Stretching our muscles...

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Responsibilities of the Front Desk

Responsibilities of the Front Desk

By Karly Vovk - Front Desk Associate The front desk is one of the most important departments of The Paseo Club!   Our top priority is member safety, comfort, and satisfaction. The front desk is responsible for knowing every aspect of The Paseo Club. Any questions...

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Exercise and the Most Important Meal

Exercise and the Most Important Meal

By Lynette Willis - Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor Don’t forget the most important meal!   No, I’m not talking about breakfast, but your post workout meal.  So many people tend to shy away from post exercise nutrition because they believe it will,  “undo...

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What’s The Best Gym Plan?

What’s The Best Gym Plan?

By Jen Azevedo - Sports Director With the “new normal” ahead, what is the best gym plan for me?   While California was closed in March and April, many people were forced into changing their ideas of what their workout time would be comprised of.  At Paseo, we...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Greg "Moose" DeMoustes - Pickleball Pro and Trainer As many of you know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   We wear pink and we celebrate the survivors in our lives.  Do you know anyone who is a survivor? I certainly do and I love the...

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Different Ways To Celebrate Halloween in 2020

Different Ways To Celebrate Halloween in 2020

By Lakeeta Gardner - Kids Club Director Finding alternative methods to give your child a "normal" childhood has proven to be a difficult task for many parents.   It's a sad moment when you have to tell kids that they are not able to be close with others and play...

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Plant Based Nutrition Done Easy

Plant Based Nutrition Done Easy

By Cézanne Youmazzo - Fitness Director and Personal Trainer I know that when my husband decided to go plant based I struggled with trying to find filling foods that were not just starch based. Here is an easy way to make a tasty, nutritious and filling plant based...

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Is Perfectionism Beneficial or Detrimental?

Is Perfectionism Beneficial or Detrimental?

By Jackie Resler - Tennis Pro All people have something that they care about, as they strive to reach their maximum potential.   This is how people become successful in general, whether it is in life or sports. Being a perfectionist is not automatically a...

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No USTA? Get UTR!

No USTA? Get UTR!

By Jen Azevedo - Sports Director There’s no USTA yet – what kind of tennis should we be playing?   While we’ve waited out the last six months, we continue to hear about our favorite USTA leagues being pushed further and further.  Like races, like school and like...

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Top 10 Questions Members Ask The Front Desk

Top 10 Questions Members Ask The Front Desk

By Brittany Daggs - Front Desk Manager Listed below are answers to the questions you want to know!     *Can I bring a guest?  Yes you can bring a guest. When bringing in a guest there are a few options. First if you have guest passes on your account one will be...

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Do You Even Run, Bro?

Do You Even Run, Bro?

By Jen Azevedo - Sports Director Now more than ever before, we are running.   Given the ridiculous reality that we’ve been living in for 2020, there is a silver lining in seeing so many more people out on our beloved paseos.   Any given day there are plenty of...

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The Importance Of Breath In Pilates

The Importance Of Breath In Pilates

By Jessica Petersen - Pilates and Group Fitness Instructor If you have participated in a Pilates class, either mat or reformer Pilates, then chances are you have heard the instructor speak about breath!!   Breath is important in all exercise modalities, but in...

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Journey To A Better You

Journey To A Better You

By Scott Fushi - Membership Director ​Hello "Paseo ites" The good news during these tough trying times is we have created so many tented and pavilion type exercise areas for more workout options. The bad news is that the heat and the air quality still create obstacles...

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How To Adjust Your Workout Routines In Poor Air Quality

How To Adjust Your Workout Routines In Poor Air Quality

By Shane Yorke - Membership Director With unusual high temperatures in Southern California, we are now experiencing more than normal fire breakouts. What does this mean for an active person in California? Well, you might not want to hear this, but limiting your...

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A US Open Like We’ve Never Seen Before

A US Open Like We’ve Never Seen Before

By Jen Azevedo - Tennis and Pickleball Director As we watch the second (normally the fourth and culmination of the season) major of the 2020 year, it's nothing like we've seen before. There are no fans flocking the breezeways of Flushing Meadows.  No groups sweating...

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The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule

By Gabe Harmat - Tennis Coach Roger Federer is considered to be the best of all time and is also arguably the player with the most fluid and elegant style of play. When he was asked to explain what contributed to his outstanding form in an interview, his reply, as...

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Preparing For Distance Learning

Preparing For Distance Learning

By Miss Maria - Kids Club Associate   Many families are having to adjust this year with continued education at home.   What we have come to know as distance learning. In this blog you will find helpful tips to create a learning space at home so your child...

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Interactive Books For Kids

Interactive Books For Kids

By Lakeeta Gardner - Kids Club Director   Reading books to kids is beneficial on many levels. The multitude of storybook options is too many to choose from.  Although technological advances have made our lives a great deal easier, they definitely make humans less...

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What Is The Best Tennis Racket String Tension?

What Is The Best Tennis Racket String Tension?

By Jen Azevedo - Tennis and Pickleball Director Strings - they're a tricky subject for some tennis players.   Obviously, they're a key component to playing tennis at any level, but just what goes into choosing strings?  What do you string your racket with? How...

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How To Make Homemade Playdough!

How To Make Homemade Playdough!

By Aubrey Devin - Kids Club Associate Want an awesome homemade "Playdough" recipe fun and safe for your kids? Look no further!   What You’ll Need: Flour Salt Oil Water Cream of Tartar Food Coloring or Washable Paint This recipe is super simple, it’ll take you...

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Kid’s Corner Bathroom Makeover

Kid’s Corner Bathroom Makeover

By Maria Garcia - Kids Club Associate What have we been up to while you have been away during quarantine and temporary closures?   Artist Maria Garcia and kids club staff worked to reimagine life under the sea in the kid's corner toddler restroom.  During this...

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No fans, No Problem

No fans, No Problem

By Jen Azevedo - Tennis and Pickleball Director In just 60 days, we will watch the start of a never-before seen month of tennis on TV. The Western and Southern Open has been moved to New York to help keep players in the same space for both the Western and Southern...

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Hit Your Shots Crosscourt

Hit Your Shots Crosscourt

By Darren Woodford - Tennis Pro and Instructor Being a USPTA Certified Elite Professional for over ten years, I tend to hear the same questions.   In this edition of Ask Coach Darren, we will cover the most common strategy question: Why should I hit most of my...

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The Introduction Of Chores To Children

The Introduction Of Chores To Children

By Freya Rodriguez - Kids Club Associate The word "chore" isn't something most people think of in a positive light. Yet, it is something we all eventually have to do which is why many parents introduce the concept to their children at an early age. Although, have you...

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