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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.

How to Make a New Year’s Resolution You’ll Keep

January 5, 2018

New Year’s Resolutions seem like a good idea, but most people only stick to them for the first few months of the year. Sources indicate that roughly 80% of resolutions made in January fail by the end of February. Others report that by December, only 8% of resolutions are successful.

GET FESTIVE. GET ACTIVE.

November 29, 2017

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.

Feel Better. Fight Diabetes. Get Fit.

November 9, 2017

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.