Healthy changes at the YMCA
At the YMCA we think it’s time for a change. A healthy, active lifestyle and fitness oriented change. No excuses.
You can make this change at the Y.
Healthy Holiday Fitness Tips
The holidays are the perfect time of year to connect with friends, spend time with family and enjoy all the festivities. With just a few simple changes, you can set yourself on track for a healthier and happier New Year. You'll make it easier to beat the Holiday Bulge and that New Year's resolution won't seem nearly as difficult to obtain.
Reclaim Your Motivation
When we start our fitness journey, it’s easy for us to get out and exercise. The workouts are fun and we have a determination to succeed. Fast forward a month however and the routine workouts are a lot less appealing than an extra hour’s sleep while the determination gives way to the apathy and the continual list of goals that are still to be achieved.
The 5 S’s of training with a mate
Ever wondered why people say 'Fitness is more fun with friends" or talk about the benefits of exercising with a mate? Well in this blog, Fitness Specialist Alisa Wells shares the answer as well as tips to maximise your exercise time with friends...
Why do my muscles hurt after a workout?
Ever come off a training session feeling great but found yourself achy 24-48 hours afterwards? You’re not alone.
Workout to Try: HIIT
HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training is an amazing cardiovascular and fat-burning workout that involves performing exercises at maximum capacity for a short amount of time. This workout has been proven to be more effective in improving overall fitness than an hour long cardio session.
A beginner's guide to lap swimming
If you’re after a ‘whole-body’ workout there is no better option than swimming.
Workout to Try: Barbell
Looking for a barbell workout out? You've come to the right place!
Workout to Try: Beginner's Workout
New to the gym and don't know where to start? Give this workout a try!
7 tips to help you actually reach your 2015 health and fitness goals
It’s New Year’s Eve, the clock ticks midnight and we start a fresh year filled with hope and optimism, promising to do more exercise, live healthier or lose weight. Fast-forward two weeks later and it may seem that staying on track with your New Year’s Resolution feels near impossible. Fear not, you’re not alone!