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Wellness for Cancer Survivors

Every year millions of Americans are diagnosed with cancer.  Cancer can effect anyone no matter your age, race, or fitness level.  It is hard to find someone whose life has not been effected by cancer.  You may not realize this but cancer is the leading cause of death in Catawba County.  

Have A Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to be with family, watch football, and enjoy a meal.  For some reason people think at Thanksgiving you should just eat and eat and eat.  The reality is that even though it is a holiday that centers around food you can still be healthy.  Make your goal this year to have […]

YMCA Basketball is Here

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Many people know that James Naismith began basketball in Springfield Massachusettes with peach baskets as a program for troubled youth.  Did you it was actually done at a Y gymnasium.  Without the Y there would be no basketball.  YMCA basketball has grown from 18 children in a gym to over 300 million participants worldwide.

3 Healthy Habits to Start Today

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At the Y, it is our goal that each person that comes in finds ways to be healthy by using healthy habits.  Habits take time to develop but once you do the results will be staggering.  Being healthy can be measured by many different tools.  Some people look at weight, or waist line, or blood […]