Author Archives: Vincent Alvarez

About Vincent Alvarez

Registered Dietitian, Lifestyle Educator, NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer, founder of Athletes for the Quality of Life

AFC Training Kick Off – Walk Jog – June 18, 2011

It was great to see so many people out Saturday morning to kick off the training for the America’s Finest City (AFC) half marathon to be held August 21.  The  PeakFinders Training Group, a group led by Chris Heslin from FivePeaksFitness providing … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mama’s Kitchen and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Big Success!

Ah yes! Fresh lemonade at the end of the fun 5K walk around Balboa Park, May 21.  The best part was we all brought awareness and assistance to both Mama’s Kitchen and Alex’s Lemonade Foundation. To learn more about either … Continue reading

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AQLife supporting Alex’s Lemonade Stand for 5K

What happens when you get a group of passionate, dedicated and talented people together all working for the same cause? Another step closer to knocking out childhood cancers and an awesome 5K. Continue reading

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Remembering Earth Day, 1990: A 500-Mile Bike Journey for a Cause

I was scared.  That’s how I felt when I arrived at the Golden Gate Bridge.  Not because I was facing a 500-mile bicycle trek back to Long Beach, but because of the earthquake when I arrived.  I’ve never been fond … Continue reading

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My Passion to Exercise

I hopped on my bike and hurried to our local college, about a mile away, carrying my well used racquetball racquet in one hand. I was 13, and eager to compete with guys twice my age. Continue reading

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