Tag: Fitness

Maintain your fitness

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You lost the weight, bought the new clothes and now it’s time to maintain your fitness.  In order to do that you have to think of things differently now.  We went to WebMD to see what they had to say. In an interview with Dr. Scott Kahan, Director of the National Center for Weight & […]

Extreme Burn at the Y

Nikki’s Monday class is Extreme Burn! Extreme Burn is an total body burn. This high impact Tabata style workout will incorporate not only weights and other equipment, but your own body strength. This class is for all fitness levels.

Hip-Hop B.A.M at the Y

Eddie’s (Hip-Hop B.A.M.) B.A.M. stands for “Bust A Move.” This is taking dance fitness to the next level. Hip-Hop B.A.M. is the perfect mix of dancing and cardiovascular exercise. Mixing dancing with punches, high knees, squats, and jumps will ensure that you will leave this class dripping sweat and with a smile on your face. So […]

SilverSneakers® Fitness Program

The SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is an innovative health, exercise and wellness program helping older adults live healthy, active lifestyles. Your SilverSneakers® fitness membership includes: • Access to our basic amenities such as our indoor and outdoor pools, private locker rooms, private showers, indoor and outdoor track, state-of-the-art fitness equipment, circuit training, tennis courts. • SilverSneakers […]

When a Fitness Program Isn’t Enough

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You have the drive, the motivation, the membership, but what does it mean when a fitness program isn’t enough?  Health and fitness programs are not “one size fits all”;  what works for one may not be applicable to another.  Some find immediate success with starting a simple workout plan while others seem to never be able […]

Swim Lesson Partnership

The City of Hickory Parks and Recreation Department are in swim lesson partnership with the Hickory Foundation YMCA, offering swimming lessons to residents of the City, ages 6 months to adulthood. The Fall session 2 is currently registering from September 21- October 17.  Participants must come to the Highland Recreation Department at 76 N Center Street, Hickory, NC 28601 with a copy […]

Do not forget to stretch!

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We’ve all done it, have a great workout then skip the stretching portion.  You’re in a hurry, to tired or just forget.  But is this really smart?  Experts say no, it is not smart to skip this portion of your workout routine.  Do not forget to stretch!

Why The Y? What Our Members Have To Say.

  Since our inception, the YMCA of Catawba Valley has been guided by its Christian mission and values to strengthen the foundations of our community and nurture the potential of those men, women and children who make up the diverse and culture rich environment our wonderful community is built upon. As a leading nonprofit dedicated […]

Hickory Foundation YMCA Open House

Our Open House event is the perfect time to bring your friends and family to the Y. Refer a friend, get a free long-sleeved tee! You’re friends and family can also enjoy a free month of membership!  We’ll have group exercise samples, machines for you to try, and other fun events throughout the day. Also, Walgreen’s […]

YMCA Programs for ALL

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When you think of YMCA programs, what comes to mind?  Is it children learning to swim, adults getting healthy, families having a place to go together, or seniors regaining their health?  I am sure at least one of those thing popped in your head.  As you think about what the Y offers, it is quite […]