Tag: workout

Why The Y?

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Why the Y? I hear that question asked so often.  In a world of endless choices, you can go anywhere, do anything, buy anything to make your life better, easier but can you say that you can always find something that engages you Spirit, Mind and Body the way the Y does? The Y isn’t just a […]

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 […]

Fitness Frustration

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Has your fitness routine left you with a bad case of Fitness Frustration? Are you bored? Not seeing results? Ready to quit? Or, maybe even all of the above? Lets talk about how to fix those fitness blahs and fix your fitness frustration.

Get a Routine With Coaching Connection

Would you be interested in working out with a fitness coach one time per week for 6 weeks?  Would you be even more interested in it if I told you it was included in your membership at no additional cost?  At the Y, that program actually exists and it is included in your membership dues. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Exercising at the Y

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People walk into the Y everyday to exercise.  Exercising is just one service the Y offers.  At the Y, we offer much more than just the chance to exercise.  We offer the chance to be part of a collective cause that in strengthening our community.  It is our desire that when you come to the […]

Mix Up Your Workouts

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Do you want to stick to coming to the Y?  The best way to do that is to be willing to mix up your workouts.  Keeping your body guessing what you are going to do is a great way to get healthy.  Also mentally it helps you stay out of the workout rut.  People who […]

Back Exercises Help The Body

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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 […]