December 22, 2015
Body Combat was created by Les Mills as a non-contact workout featuring self-defense moves from martial arts such as tai chi, karate, boxing, and kickboxing.

Body Combat: Kick Those Calories to the Curb

Looking for a way to burn up to 740 calories in just an hour? Give Body Combat a try! This cardiovascular workout combines self-defense moves from […]
December 12, 2015
Between juggling work, family, and finances, sometimes your physical and emotional well-being are the last things on your mind.

Bring Your Family Together at the Y

Life can become so hectic that it’s hard to find a good balance. Between juggling work, family, and finances, sometimes your physical and emotional well-being are […]
November 25, 2015
We understand it can be difficult during the holidays to resist overindulging on the calories and missing out on the gym.

Staying Fit this Holiday Season

Tis’ the season to spend time with family, friends, and food.  We understand it can be difficult during the holidays to resist overindulging on the calories […]
October 26, 2015
Establishing a workout routine makes exercising regularly not only easier, but also more fun!

Establishing a Workout Routine (and Keeping It)

Working out is hard–we’re not refuting this. But establishing a workout routine makes exercising regularly not only easier, but also more fun! Here are some things […]
October 3, 2015
Adding stretching to your daily routine can not only help with your posture, but also your overall well-being!

Stretching Your Limits

We all know that exercise is important and that most people probably don’t get enough of it. We know that we should be eating healthy and […]
September 18, 2015
Halloween is right around the corner, and you know what that means - trick or treating!

Healthy Halloween: Tips and Tricks

Halloween is right around the corner, and you know what that means – trick or treating! Nothing says Halloween like buckets of treats, and it can […]
September 10, 2015
Lace up your sneakers and get your game face on, it’s time to tackle your first 5K.

How to Train for your first 5K

Lace up your sneakers and get your game face on, it’s time to tackle your first 5K. There are lots of reasons you might be interested […]
July 6, 2015
Created by Les Mills and introduced to gyms across the country in 2013, Grit is a small group training system that focuses on strength, plyometrics, and cardio and is scientifically designed to sculpt your unique body.

Get Your Heart Pounding at Grit: A Group Fitness Class Based on Interval Training

At the Lafayette Family YMCA, we recognize that our members are busy people. Between work, family, friends, and other activities, there is little to no time […]
February 10, 2015
 The right workout buddy helps you give it your all, and if you want great results then you have got to give it everything you’ve got.

Share The Love: The benefits of working out with a partner

It is that time of the year again with Valentine’s Day quickly approaching. Love is in the air! This month at the Lafayette Family YMCA we […]
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