Tag: healthy living

No Health and Wellness Center


Everyone has an idea of what a Y is.  For many they think it is a health and wellness center.  In reality the health and wellness center is only part of what the Y does.  Healthy living is only part of the Y and not the whole Y.  For many they see these buildings with […]

What is Fitness?


Have you ever wondered what is fitness?  Fitness can be described as a condition that helps us look, feel and do our best.  That means your body’s ability to do what it needs to do from daily tasks, to take a brisk walk, to running a 5k.  There are many factors into your current fitness […]

Insanity Workout at the Y


Should you be taking the insanity workout class?  This class is not for everyone since it is done at such a high intensity.  That is a question only you can answer.  If you are physically fit and looking for a challenge then this class is right for you.  It will push you to your limits […]

Back Exercises Help The Body


Everyone needs to do lower back exercises no matter who you are what you are trying to achieve. These can be prescribed to deal with back pain or as part of routine training for injury prevention and better overall body capacity. The three main reasons for back exercises are spinal support, limiting injury, and balancing muscle […]

Does Pre-workout Matter?

Does it really matter is you do a pre-workout?  In order to understand that the first thing to think about is what is a pre-workout.  A pre-workout is what you do to get your body ready to workout.  It has multiple layers like getting enough rest, what you eat, warming up, and hydration.

Health Education for All

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When you hear the term health education, what comes to mind?  Is it all these health topics that floating out on the internet?  For some it is health class from when they are in school.  Health education is any combination of learning experiences designed to help individuals and communities improve their health, by increasing their […]

Disease Prevention at the Y


Disease prevention is a goal the Y continues to workout at everyday. The Y can not stop every disease but it can work to try and make each disease occur less often. Everyday people come to the Y to workout but what if they had come years earlier. Instead of waiting for a doctor to […]

Employee Wellness Starts with You


Every company wants to have a healthy thriving workforce.  It can limit the days employees are out due to sickness and help improve the bottom line by improving productivity.  With every choice an employee can choose to healthy or not.  Employee wellness is about every employee taking advantage of what is available to them and […]

Corporate Wellness Programs


Corporate wellness programs are programs designed to educate and motivate to live a healthier lifestyle.  The reality is that the workforce is as unhealthy as it has ever been.  Workforces around the country are seeing people have to take extended time off due to chronic diseases which leaves the company wondering how to meet quotas […]

Employee Wellness Programs


How important is an employee’s health?  Is it worth investing a small amount of money into so that employees are able to work more and produce more?  That is the question many employers are asking as they begin to enact employee wellness programs.  Employee wellness programs are designed to educate and promote healthy opportunities for […]