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Diabetes Prevention and a Healthy Holiday Kick Off: How to Do Both

November 7, 2018

November kicks off the start of the holiday season – a time of big meals, party buffets, and sweets and treats. But it’s also Diabetes Awareness Month, when we shed extra light on the need to eat right, make good choices, and reduce our risk for diabetes and other health issues. How can we reconcile the two?

Do I Need to Sleep and Relax to be Fit?

November 7, 2018

We all hear that it’s important to get sufficient sleep. But maybe we’re not sure why – especially since the things we need to do to be healthy typically involve exercising and eating right. Why then are sleep and relaxation so important to overall fitness and wellness?

Should I Do a Cleanse?

October 4, 2018

A cleanse? A detox? A jumpstart? These buzzwords in the world of nutrition can be conflicting and confusing, leaving many people with questions. What do they mean, and are they necessary?

4 Factors to Focus on in Building Functional Strength

October 2, 2018

Have you heard of functional strength training? What exactly does that mean, and is it something you should incorporate into your fitness routine? The answer is yes! More than a buzzword in the health world, functional fitness can give you the overall strength you need to stay active throughout your life.

Sue Glass Announced as New CEO

September 28, 2018

The YMCA of Metropolitan Denver has named Sue Glass as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective September 17, 2018.