March 1, 2017

Five Reasons to Work Out with a Partner

  Finding the motivation to work out is something we all struggle with. We get good at telling ourselves we don’t have to go to the […]
November 5, 2016
Personal trainers aren’t at the gym to judge you; they’re there to help you.

The Benefits of Working with Personal Trainers

Motivating yourself to work out might seem difficult, but there is an option for those who need help! Many people have learned about the benefits of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 17, 2014
By purchasing a fitness tracker you are committing to achieve some sort of fitness goal, and the purpose of the product is to ensure that you reach that goal.

Fitness Trackers: They’re showing up everywhere!

Take a look around you the next time you visit the Y, and chances are you will see a lot more people wearing some sort of […]
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