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Karly Vovk

Karly Vovk

By Karly Vovk - Front Desk Associate As a child, I always disliked to go to the turkey trots and triathlons.   My whole family has enjoyed being active and I did not. I tried tennis, volleyball, and other sports but I did not enjoy it. November 2015 is when I...

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What Is HIIT Training?

What Is HIIT Training?

By Jason Youmazzo - Greatest Results Trainer HIIT (high-intensity interval training). Scary, challenging but for the athlete in all of us...   Thinking about the concept of 100%, then back that out 10% to 20% and you are closing in on where the effort should be...

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Simulated Game Situations: My Mantra

Simulated Game Situations: My Mantra

By Gabe Harmat - Tennis Coach A Player in the Making   I was thirteen when I was introduced to tennis for the first time in my life.  It was 1963 when my family had joined the Tel Aviv Country Club.  This club was gigantic.  It had over 30,000 members.  There...

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Get to know the Front Desk Staff

Get to know the Front Desk Staff

Hello everyone, my name is Brittany Daggs and I am the front desk manager. I am twenty five years old and have been working here for a year now. I am British, Irish, French, German, and Scandinavian.  My favorite part of the Paseo Club is the atmosphere. I also love...

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Pickleball: Why I’ve Loved Learning This New Game

Pickleball: Why I’ve Loved Learning This New Game

By Jen Azevedo - Sports Director I’ve played tennis in Southern California my entire life.   High school, collegiate and adult tennis is a huge part of who I am, and how I came to Paseo Club.  About a year ago, we had a fledgling pickleball interest headed by a...

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Frequently Asked Paseo Club Membership Questions

Frequently Asked Paseo Club Membership Questions

By Shane Yorke - Membership Director Do I need to lock into a long-term contract? We have month to month memberships that only require 30 days’ notice to cancel. We do have options to pay for a year in full and receive a month free! I’m not ready to commit to a gym...

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Tennis: A Sport For A Lifetime

Tennis: A Sport For A Lifetime

By Darren Woodford - USPTA Elite Professional and Instructor One of the great advantages of tennis is that it is a sport that you can play for your entire life.   There is something truly inspiring about seeing two players in their eighties battling it out on the...

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How To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

How To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

By Cézanne Youmazzo - Fitness Director and Personal Trainer One of the most frequently asked questions I get is, "How do I get rid of my belly fat?”   When you reach age 40, maintaining strength becomes a little more challenging and having a flat belly requires a...

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Rehab”ing” A Little At A Time

Rehab”ing” A Little At A Time

By Scott Fushi - Personal Fitness Trainer Attn. Paseo Posse, Merry Fitness and a Healthy New Knee (or any other part you need fixed)!   As the Paseo Club's oldest and most damaged personal trainer, I am here to tell you that "movement is indeed medicine" but...

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The Importance of Keeping Your Juniors Active

The Importance of Keeping Your Juniors Active

By Jodi Broz - Personal Trainer We’ve all heard it before… exercise is important for our mental health and our physical well-being.   Researchers continue to discover new benefits from physical activity.  There is virtually no part of the body that doesn’t...

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Coming back from COVID-19

Coming back from COVID-19

By Trish Deboni- Personal Trainer Well, I did everything right.   I washed my hands, I wore my mask, I social distanced, I gave up hugging people, I got lots of sleep, I worked out, I ate well, and I took my vitamins. And then it happened. I got sick and tested...

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How to Thrive and not just Survive in Your Later Years

How to Thrive and not just Survive in Your Later Years

By Cézanne Youmazzo - Fitness Director and Personal Trainer Fitness is timeless.   At every age, it makes a huge difference in how you feel and move. Exercise helps you keep a healthy weight, lowers your blood pressure and cholesterol, helps build stronger bones,...

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The Proof Is In The Passion

The Proof Is In The Passion

How Tennis provided me a passageway from a possible mid life crisis to a new path in life   By Kenny "Coach KP" Puvogel - Tennis Coach   The year was 2000.    I was traveling back and forth from LA to Cabo San Lucas working for rock icon Sammy Hagar. ...

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Go to Vagus, Not Vegas, to Relieve Stress

Go to Vagus, Not Vegas, to Relieve Stress

By Sarah Graff - Personal Fitness Trainer Specifically, go to your vagus nerve to calm down.   Your vagus nerve is the longest nerve in your body. It connects your brain to your heart, lungs and even your digestive system. It is the key player of your...

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Vegan Matcha Rice Krispie Treats

Vegan Matcha Rice Krispie Treats

By Brittany Daggs - Front Desk Manager and Resident Vegan A vegan diet can be one of the healthiest ways to live.   Plant-based diets should contain plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, legumes, nuts and seeds. Because vegan diets often...

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Modern Backhand = Two-Handed Backhand

Modern Backhand = Two-Handed Backhand

By Rene Heger - PTR/USPTA High Performance Tennis Coach Those two seemingly go hand in hand nowadays.   43 players in the current Top 50 have a two-handed backhand.  That's a staggering 86%.  So, the one-hander should be dead by now, no?  Let's investigate......

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Life At The Pool Is The Perfect Medicine

Life At The Pool Is The Perfect Medicine

By Damien Padilla - Swim Coach & Pool Manager Do you ever feel down from stress or have a lot going on that it just makes your mood off?   I had that same issue as a kid but then I discovered the life at the pool. From Lifeguarding in the summer to coaching...

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Paseo Club Cafe: Thank You Members

Paseo Club Cafe: Thank You Members

From the Paseo Club Cafe Management The Paseo Club cafe wants to thank every single one of our members for your continued support and loyalty despite the trials this year has brought.   Because of your ongoing presence and outstanding patience we are committed to...

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Maintaining Cleanliness In The Weight Area

Maintaining Cleanliness In The Weight Area

By Alexia Doutherd - Maintenance/Front Desk/Fitness Associate The events of this year have shone a pretty big spotlight on crucial components of gym and fitness facility management that are too often taken for granted.   Business strategy, facility services, and...

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How To Make Cauliflower Ceviche

How To Make Cauliflower Ceviche

By Jessica Petersen - Pilates and Group Fitness Instructor Holidays are a little different this year and even though you may not be doing as much entertaining as usual we could all use a yummy appetizer in the recipe repertoire! I am not a huge cauliflower fan, but...

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Why Reservations Are Important

Why Reservations Are Important

From the Paseo Club Front Desk As all of us know, we are living through a worldwide pandemic that is making every business, restaurant, school etc., take not one, but multiple extra steps to keep everyone safe.   Here at the Paseo Club, our reservation system...

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Is Walking a waste of time?

Is Walking a waste of time?

By Melanie Vovk - Fitness Instructor Some of you think that if you can’t run, why bother?   Walking is the most underrated form of exercise. Science shows that placing one foot in front of the other leads to some seriously impressive mental and physical benefits....

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Meditation And Tennis

Meditation And Tennis

By Jackie Resler - Tennis Pro We all remember that scene from high school of a player who gets so upset mid-game, that they smash their own racquet into smithereens.   Meanwhile, their parents are on the sidelines, wincing at the new expense to hit their bank...

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So You Want To Be Tough?

So You Want To Be Tough?

By Darren Woodford - USPTA Elite Professional and Instructor How often have you heard a person complain about their mental game when explaining their lackluster performance?   The concept goes by many names: mental toughness, grit, or tenacity.  Ultimately, we...

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The Tennis Coaching Debate

The Tennis Coaching Debate

By Rene Heger - PTR/USPTA High Performance Tennis Coach To have had a world ranking... or to not have had one... this seemingly never ending question is indeed an existential one.   Well, for any player or coach that wants to operate on the ATP/WTA level that...

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