Category: Well-Being

The Y: Not Just a Fitness Gym

The Y is for everyone.

Nowadays you see a fitness gym on every corner.  There is a gym that focuses on a particular group of people.  Those gyms focus on just getting get people in physical shape.  They aren’t worried about the individual as long as they are paying to use the facility.  At the Y, we care about more […]

Why Weight Loss is Important


Everyday you stories online of someone who has a weight loss story.  Those stories always talk about how they made lifestyle changes and what led them to do so.  They always have before and after pictures and give tips for others.  Let’s look at why weight loss is important for everyone.

How to Make Healthy Choices


When you look in a gym do you see healthier people and wonder how do people get healthy?  For many it is all about making the right choices.  It is choosing this over that.  It is choosing a salad over something fried.  How do people make these choices?

The Combo: Health and Nutrition


Some people seem to think that if they workout they can eat whatever they want.  I’m sure you have heard people say I can eat this since I worked out today.  If only it was that simple.  The reality is that health and nutrition go hand in hand.  It is hard to have one without […]

What Workouts are Right for You


Did you know that not every workout is right for you?  Each person has different needs and their bodies react different to each type of exercise.  What you want to do is to find out what workouts are right for you.  It could be classes, or free weights, or machines, or cardio, or swimming.  Chances are […]

4 Ways for Fat Loss


Everyone sets goals to lose weight and get fit.  Many people want fat loss to happen while they workout.  Remember fat loss does not happen overnight but rather through an intentional process of doing multiple things.  There are 4 main ways to help your body lose fat.  They are diet, strength training, interval training, and […]

Why Can’t I Lose Weight Fast


People always want to lose weight fast.  You always see these infomercials about you can lose so many pounds and inches in a short amount of time.  Those gimmicks will work for a short period of time but in the long run they will give you only short term results.  If you are looking to […]

Eat Healthy Snacks


Eating healthy snacks can be the difference in weight loss and weight gain.  Think about what the last snack you ate was.  Was it something healthy like almonds or was it something like cookies or candy?  The key to snacks is to have healthy options available to you at all times.

The Y is NOT a Gym


When you look at a Y, I am sure many people think they are just looking at a gym.  It has fitness equipment, wellness coaches, group exercise classes, and weights.  In reality the Y is not a gym, but rather a collective group of people working towards a common cause.  That cause is strengthening our […]

Health and Wellness Programs


The Y does not offer cookie cutter ways to get healthy.  It offers health and wellness programs of all sorts in order to help people meet their goals.  At the Y, you can take advantage of many programs that already included in your membership.  Things like classes, coaching connection, swimming, weights, and cardio are already […]