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Healthy Living Blog

Information and inspiration to help you make a habit out of living healthy.


Ask the RDs: When and What Should I Eat Before a Workout?

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Food gives us the energy we need during exercise, but it can also leave us feeling sick. So what’s the best way to fuel up? ... Read More


5 Reasons You Need a Fitness Buddy

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Grab a friend, family member, or come find a new fitness partner. Whether you work out three times a week or once a month, here are five reasons why it pays to have a buddy by your side. ... Read More


3 Reasons You Need to Work Out on Monday

Sunday, April 16, 2017
Monday sets the tone for your whole week. Here's why you should start it off strong with exercise. ... Read More


Yoga at the Y: Which Practice is Perfect for You?

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
With all the types of yoga, people often don't know where to begin. Our simple guide will help you find a perfect practice and put it on the calendar today. ... Read More


Work Out While You Watch: the Y’s Super Bowl Challenge

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Get off the couch and on your feet with this winning Super Bowl workout. ... Read More


Time for a Change

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Fall is the perfect season to switch up the stale routine of summer and make updates to your workout that'll prepare you for the cold months, when it's even tougher to get moving.Here are our favorite ways to breathe new life into your fitness regimen this fall. ... Read More


Fueling Your Body the Right Way

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Exercise is important! But, research shows that health benefits are greater when proper nutrition is also followed. Depending on your individual routine and needs, this can look different. ... Read More


Better Together: 9 Partner Exercises

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
A buddy by your side can make all the difference. In the spirit of the Y’s new Member Referral Program, where it pays to help your friends and loved ones stay active, we've created a partner workout. ... Read More


How I Did It: Christine's Story

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Thanks to the help of a Y personal trainer, Christine's now better equipped to help others in her own work. ... Read More


How I Did It: Penny's Story

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Y member and working mom Penny struggled to return to healthier habits after a tough pregnancy. Learn what helped her lose the weight—and regain the energy needed to thrive at work and at home. ... Read More


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