June 1, 2020
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6 Ways for Kids to Stay Healthy

Eating well and exercising as a kid shouldn’t be boring. There are plenty of fun ways for your child to learn a new sport or find […]
May 1, 2020
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5 Benefits of Going to a Group Fitness Class (Even If It’s Online!)

Whether you’ve just joined your local gym or been a member for years, you may not have tried a group fitness class yet. Maybe you’re used […]
April 6, 2020
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Online Workouts You Can Do at Home

Looking for ways to stay fit while you’re at home? There are plenty of cardio, strengthening, and stretching exercises you can do from the comfort of […]
April 1, 2020
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5 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Play Sports

If you’re a parent, you may be thinking about getting your child involved in sports. This is a great form of activity for kids, as well […]
March 1, 2020
Woman strength training and squatting with a barbell

5 FAQs about Strength Training

Whether you’re a fitness rookie or a cardio lover, the thought of strength training might be a little daunting. That’s especially true if you’re surrounded by […]
February 5, 2020
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The Best 5 Aquatics Classes for Seniors

If you’re a senior, you may be wondering which workouts are best for you. Your local YMCA is a great place for people of all ages […]
January 29, 2020
Heart-healthy foods like avocado, salmon, tomatoes, flaxseeds, dark chocolate, and berries

9 Foods You Didn’t Know Were Good for Your Heart

Most people know that eating well each day is key to keeping up your cardiovascular health. But with so many diet misconceptions out there, what foods […]
December 2, 2019
Learn which “healthy” foods are actually bad for you—and what replacements are better.

9 Foods You Didn’t Know Were Bad for You

When you’re trying to improve your eating habits, it can be tempting to buy into the fads surrounding you every time you visit the supermarket. Low-fat […]
November 4, 2019
YMCA yoga classes, deep breathing exercises, and other practices can help you find time to meditate daily.

Here’s Why (and How) You Should Find Time to Meditate

We live in a culture that praises busyness, and if you’re a full-time employee, parent, or both, it may be hard to justify making time for […]
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