February 1, 2016
our heart is such an important part that often gets overlooked or taken for granted.

February Is Healthy Heart Month

  Confucius once said, “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” But if your heart isn’t healthy enough, the “wherever you go” part may be […]
January 18, 2016
RPM is a safe and fun aerobic workout that combines cycling, music, and motivational coaching to get your heart pumping.

RPM: The Ultimate Ride!

  Looking for a way to revamp your tired workout routine? Why not try RPM? This is a safe and fun aerobic workout that combines cycling, […]
January 1, 2016
2016 is here, and you’re probably excited for a fresh start and to tackle your New Year’s resolutions.

Make the Resolution to Stick to Your Resolutions!

  Happy New Year! 2016 is here, and you’re probably excited for a fresh start and to tackle your New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, if you’re like […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
August 19, 2015
Our Diabetes Prevention Program offers a coaching-style approach to keeping the disease at bay by stressing healthy eating, good exercise habits, and how nutrition and physical activity can prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.

The Lafayette Family YMCA Launches Diabetes Prevention Program

There’s a new tool in Greater Lafayette for preventing type 2 diabetes — the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program! The program offers a coaching-style approach to keeping […]
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 […]
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