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.
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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.
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?
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.
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.