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10 Ways to Have a Safe Summer

June 4, 2018

Joshua Foster, Health & Wellness Director at the Downtown Denver YMCA, goes over 10 ways to stay safe when being active during the summer.

Five Reasons Why We Love Pilates

May 15, 2018

Every day, people are wandering into Pilates studios, situating themselves on gliding tables, and experiencing a work-out that leaves them refreshed and happy. What is this exercise and why is it becoming so popular? Here we look at five reasons why.

5 Things You Should Know About Tai-Chi for Fitness

March 26, 2018

Tai Chi? Qigong? Is it another language? Or one of the latest trends in fitness? The practice generates many questions. In response, we’re taking a closer look and shedding light on why it’s growing in popularity. Here are five things you should know.

Power to Move: 5 Ways to Be a Vegan and Work Out Successfully

March 6, 2018

Meat and dairy are big sources of protein. So it’s natural to wonder whether, without meat, can people still find the energy to hit the gym?

Tackling High Blood Pressure: What It Is and What You Can Do

January 23, 2018

High blood pressure: It’s something we all hear about so often it can start to lose its meaning – and its importance. But controlling it is essential to healthy living and even life or death, especially the older we get. Knowing your blood pressure, monitoring it, and taking steps to keep it in a healthy range is imperative. Here’s what you need to know and how the YMCA can help.