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 […]
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 […]
March 10, 2015
Spring is the time of change, and it is not just the flowers blooming in your yard or spring cleaning your house.

Spring Into Shape

  Spring is the time of change, and it is not just the flowers blooming in your yard or spring cleaning your house. It’s also a […]
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 […]
February 15, 2014
Not only are group fitness classes fun, they’re also a great venue for making new friends, a way to keep yourself on schedule and push yourself farther than if you were exercising alone.

Social Sweating: Y Not Join a Group Fitness Class?

Three Reasons to put on Your Gym Shorts and come to the Y Give yourself some motivation. One of my biggest excuses for not going to […]
January 8, 2014
We can all agree that it’s much easier to find the motivation to work out when we have an accountability partner.

YMCA Membership: Member get a member

This is Y. Belonging to the Y makes you feel great, but sharing is even better. With a YMCA membership you get some pretty incredible benefits: […]
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