Tag: health

5 Tips to Help Overcome Gym Anxiety

At the Y, we know how difficult it can be to get yourself in the gym, especially when you have anxiety about getting there and getting started. Now is the perfect time to to get into a new routine and conquer your fitness goals. Here are a few tips and tricks to overcome anxiety before […]

At the Valley Y fitness means family

Max and his grand children

Meet Max.  A long time member of the Valley Connection YMCA, Max told us why he believes at the Valley Y fitness means family. His story begins long before the Valley Y was the Valley Y, in 1980 when our facility was owned by Nautilus Fitness. Like so many of our long time members, family […]

Coaching Connection at the Y

  We understand that wellness is a balancing act. It involves taking good care of your spirit, mind and body – all at the same time. At the YMCA, you can experience a great workout…whether you choose weights, cardio or friendly aerobic classes. For over 100 years, YMCA programs and services have been committed to […]

Fitness – Leading A Fitness Lifestyle for Health Seekers

After being in the fitness lifestyle business for almost 20 years, I have seen a lot of health seekers come and go.  They start out with a bang then a child needs a ride to soccer, a job schedule gets changed, the common cold saps their energy for a few days, school is cancelled due […]

Food for Fitness

Sugar Cubes

In today’s world of fitness, simply having a workout routine doesn’t seem to be enough (especially the older we get – am I right?). We must also focus on the food we put in our bodies. You hear one professional talk about the evils of salt, one about eggs, beef, fruit, cereal, the list goes on […]