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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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. 

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A beginner's guide to lap swimming

If you’re after a ‘whole-body’ workout there is no better option than swimming.

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Workout to Try: Barbell

Looking for a barbell workout out? You've come to the right place!

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Workout to Try: Cardio Kick-starter

Kick-start your heart with this cardio workout thanks to our team at YMCA Epping.

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Workout to Try: Beginner's Workout

New to the gym and don't know where to start? Give this workout a try!

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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!

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