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 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 22, 2015
Exercising with a friend has tons of benefits to get you working in the gym.

Fitness Friends: How Workout Buddies Keep You Healthy

  It’s hard to stay motivated to exercise, especially when you’re busy, tired, and just want to relax after a long day. That’s why it’s important […]
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 […]
June 17, 2015
Zumba is a combination of Latin, hip-hop, salsa, and international music that sculpts your body with fun, easy-to-learn dance steps.

Dance, Cardio and an Upbeat Environment: Learn More About Zumba

  Here at the Lafayette Family YMCA, we have a great group fitness schedule with classes for all fitness levels (you can find our calendars on […]
June 4, 2015
At the Lafayette Family YMCA, we strive to facilitate a community where the whole family can find something fun to stay healthy, be fit and most importantly have fun!

Family Fitness | Breaking a Sweat Together

As a busy parent, it may be hard to find the time to exercise. Between work, running errands, and spending time with your family, your day […]
May 19, 2015
Kid your kids happy and healthy all summer long with a season full of fun family activities.

Family Fitness in the Summer

Now that the weather has warmed up and the kids are out of school, there are plenty of activities to help the family stay healthy and […]
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