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Top Ten Benefits of Having a Personal Trainer


Jun 29, 2018
By: Justin-Rodgers Topic: Fitness

Working out can be intimidating. It’s normal to have goals and be unsure how to achieve them, and it’s completely normal to lack motivation at times. A personal trainer can help you overcome your obstacles and take you to new heights on your fitness journey. While personal trainers may seem intimida ...

The Benefits of Using My VillaSport


Jun 18, 2018

At VillaSport, we believe in helping you get the most from your membership. That is why we encourage you to use My VillaSport. This central online hub allows you to view and update membership details, review recent transactions, track club visits, purchase and schedule sessions, customize class sche ...

Hydration = Happiness


Aug 30, 2017

If you’re a parent of an active child, you’ve probably experienced a summer afternoon with a grouchy, sweaty headed kid. As a mother of four, I’ve seen this far more often than I’d like to admit! I’ve come to learn that keeping my girls hydrated is the key to ending a hot, busy day with smiles inste ...

Recipe of the Month: August 2017


Aug 28, 2017

One of the things we often hear from our members is that they know or want to know how to cook healthy and tasty food. Many VillaMoms will also appreciate quickly prepared food. Here we are, opening our food blog for members. The first recipe is from VillaSport The Woodlands’ member and a mother of ...

Deep Tissue Massage for Muscle Recovery


Aug 21, 2017

If you're an athlete or if you're someone who exercises a lot, you should look into getting a deep tissue massage or a sports massage. A deep tissue massage is designed to improve athletic recover and performance, reduce stress, anxiety and muscle tension, treat chronic back pain and break up scar t ...

What Is Up With the Safety Break?


Aug 09, 2017

At the top of every hour during Family Swim, we call a Safety Break to clear our recreation pools. But whose ‘safety’ is it for? Actually – everyone! So we first want to clear the pool, especially on really busy days, to ensure everyone is able to exit the pool and there are not any safety hazards t ...

Is a Pilates Reformer Class Right for You?


Aug 07, 2017

Is a Pilates Reformer Class Right for You? The Pilates Reformer is an amazing and elegant machine designed by Joseph Pilates as a new approach to exercise and body conditioning. It provides finely tuned exercise resistance, allowing one to work precisely to develop great alignment, balanced core str ...

Recipe: Coconut Water and Fresh Berry Popsicles


Aug 02, 2017

Fun and Healthy Recipe Coconut Water and Fresh Berry Popsicles Ingredients Fresh Berries – best with blueberries, raspberries, and sliced strawberries Coconut Water – the purer the better  Instructions Drop berries into Popsicle molds (smaller pieces will go to the bottom; other ...

Keeping Your Head in Line: A Simple Tip for Our Freestyle Lap Swimmers


Jun 26, 2017

If you are an experienced lap swimmer, your goal is to always be more technically efficient. This means you are working smarter, not harder, which usually means swimming faster or longer with less effort. As an inexperienced lap swimmer, you are just trying to survive on your way to the other side. ...

Tips for Eating Healthy When Dining Out


Jun 19, 2017

Current research supports the importance of diet to our overall wellness. We now know more than ever about the huge role food plays in our immunity, risk for disease, genetic expressions and mental health. As we transition into summer, changes in our daily routine (think: school’s out!, BBQ’s, holid ...

Sleep - It's Time for Rest!


Jun 12, 2017
By: Becky Nguyen Topic: Wellness

As the VillaKids Director in Cypress and Mom of two young children, I know that sleep is precious. But sleep is not only important for moms; it’s necessary for children’s brain development! We all know how hard it is to rationalize with a tired child, whether they are 2 years old or 16 years old. I’ ...

Facial Massage: The Secret to Younger-Looking Skin


Jun 05, 2017

Did you know that there is a well-kept secret to younger-looking skin? Even with today’s technology, a large percentage of people still want the natural alternative to a healthy, toned, and glowing complexion. So, what’s the secret? Facial massage! Just like the benefits of a body massage, facial ma ...

10 Tips to Drop 10 Pounds


May 01, 2017
By: Hannah Hasbun Topic: Fitness

From a Bodybuilder  There are simple steps you can take to start off losing weight the right way but there is no such thing as a quick fix. If you want to lose weight, you have to work for it.  When I began my fitness journey, all I knew about losing weight was what I learned through high school he ...

Construction News And Timelapse Video


Jan 10, 2017

Rivers of rain are continuing to sweep across the Bay Area, but our team continues to build simply because we're excited to bring San Jose the only destination where Fitness, Family and Community all come together. In the past few weeks, we've installed our new VillaSport Sign on North Capitol Avenu ...

Groundwork Begins and Concrete is Flowing


Dec 14, 2016

Behind that construction fence, big things are happening! This week VillaSport San Jose made large strides in construction, we've laid our initial footings and slabs and are excited to see our foundations taking shape. Take a look at the progress we've made in bringing you the bay area's most comple ...

Steel In The Sky - Plus Drone Flyover


Nov 30, 2016

We're pleased to bring you an update on construction at our Berryessa and Capitol location. Progress on the building has been significant even through all the recent (and much needed) rain in the bay area. With steel piercing the sky, the buzz around town is growing as people wonder just what that g ...

Meet Our General Manager - Will Pickering


Nov 11, 2016

We are thrilled to announce Will Pickering as General Manager for VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa in San Jose, California. Will, a third generation Californian, is excited to bring his passion for wellness and helping members meet their goals at VillaSport. He has developed and honed his business a ...

Groundwork Continues


Sep 26, 2016

Take a look behind the fence! This past week we've made significant progress in bringing San Jose the most complete fitness and family destination it has ever seen. Our crews have been working around the clock, pouring concrete footings and pool pads and laying asphalt for our parking area.  Be sure ...

VillaSport Expands To Northern California


Aug 02, 2016

San Jose Selected for New VillaSport Family-Focused Fitness Complex; Major Northern California Expansion Underway   SAN JOSE, August 2, 2016 – The Bay Area’s resort-style health club developer –VillaSport –is breaking ground in San Jose on a 130,000 square foot health club and spa opening in spring ...

VillaSport San Jose Floor Plans


Aug 01, 2016

Opening 2017, VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa will be San Jose’s most complete resort-style athletic and spa facilities. Our family-focused club will feature state-of-the-art exercise equipment, five studios for Spinning, Pilates, TRX, Yoga, and Group Exercise, four Indoor and Outdoor pools, four W ...