March 3, 2017

The Benefits of Group Fitness Classes

  We’ve all walked into the gym and walked passed the group fitness studios, right? You hear the funky music and see a group of people […]
December 12, 2016
Just because it’s winter, doesn't mean you have to get soft.

Season for Success: How to Stay Healthy This Winter

No daylight or no motivation; whatever your reason, it just seems harder for people to keep up on their fitness goals during the winter. Here are […]
August 22, 2016
Friendly and professional, our trainers know what they’re doing, and they can work with you to help you get out of a plateau.

Five Great Things About Personal Trainers

Have you been working out regularly but still aren’t reaching your fitness goals? Or are you having trouble squeezing a workout in with your busy schedule? […]
June 27, 2016
Going to the gym as a family is a great way to build relationships, have fun, and stay healthy!

Great Ways to Come to The Gym Together as a Family

Going to the gym as a family is a great way to build relationships, have fun, and stay healthy! Your local YMCA is the perfect place […]
June 13, 2016
Not only is healthy snacking better for your health, but you’ll just feel better overall as well.

Snacking in the Sun: 5 Ways to Eat Healthy This Summer

Summertime and sunshine are finally on the horizon! However, with summer comes the temptation to eat popsicles, hot dogs, and all kinds of unhealthy snacks. Here […]
March 14, 2016
Eating vegetables is not easy -- it’s difficult knowing exactly which ones to pick up and it’s also tricky figuring out how to cook particular vegetables with so many preparation styles.

11 Painless Ways to Eat Veggies

Here at the Lafayette Family YMCA, we understand that eating vegetables can be a miserable experience for many people (especially kids!). Vegetables are raw, watery, crunchy, […]
April 16, 2015
The key to keeping yourself going to the gym is to create an exercise habit.

Building an Exercise Habit

April is the time of year when most New Year’s fitness resolutions have been given up, but it’s still too early to be thinking about a […]
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