In the height of the holidays, it can be challenging to reach your regular heights in fitness. But to relieve stress and stay healthy, it’s important to keep exercise in your routine.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time to address the importance of fitness not only for overall health, but for preventing Type II Diabetes. Are you exercising as much as you’d like, or as much as you should to stay healthy and fight disease? If not, the YMCA can help.
Physical fitness is important throughout your life – at every age and every stage. No one knows this more than the YMCA. That’s why we have classes and activities at all our branches and program centers to help people get active and stay active even if they’re facing – or especially if they’re facing – health challenges, from Parkinson’s Disease, to arthritis, to cancer.
Whether you’ve never tried it, or you’re a regular yogi, there are so many reasons this age-old exercise is becoming increasingly popular. Learn about this powerful fitness form and come to the Y to experience it for yourself.
Every day at the Y, we see more people doing “deadlifts.” Why? Many reasons! This powerlifting move can strengthen your core, improve your other lifts, and make you stronger overall. Deadlifts can be a great exercise. But to get the most out of them, you have to do them correctly and safely. Here are three things to keep in mind.