July 1, 2020
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9 Easy, Healthy Fourth of July Recipes

The 4th of July is one of the best parts of the summer: a day off work, fireworks at night, and cookouts with loved ones. If […]
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 […]
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
boys and girls playing basketball together outside

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 19, 2020
Stay healthy and keep up on your fitness journey at the Y with five ways to prevent spreading germs.

Five Ways to Prevent Spreading Germs

Germs are everywhere! Unfortunately, it’s impossible to completely avoid germs, but there are ways you can prevent the spread. The best way you can protect yourself […]
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 […]
October 2, 2019
There are a variety of myths about eating fats, but the YMCA shares the truth about healthy fats and diets.

Five Myths About Eating Fats

Eating a healthy and balanced diet can be hard, but you may not have to avoid fatty foods as much as you think.  There’s still lots […]
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