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Healthy Living Blog

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


Make it a Habit: Mix it Up

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Whether you’re looking to get back in shape after a little hiatus—or starting from scratch on a wellness plan—look to the Y for the guidance you need to turn those New Year's resolutions into an everyday reality. ... Read More


Make it a Habit: Find a Workout Buddy

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
We’re more likely to follow through and continue challenging ourselves when a friend is there to encourage and motivate us, especially on the days we feel tired. ... Read More


Make it a Habit: Rise and Shine

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Sticking to healthy habits is a choice we make every day, and one of the healthiest choices we can make is to exercise first thing in the morning. ... Read More


Make it a Habit: Set Smart Goals

Tuesday, January 05, 2016
At the start of a new year, our fitness objectives can be big and bold. “Lose 50 pounds.” “Run a half-marathon.” But if they aren’t grounded in reality, they can quickly dash our hopes at the first sign of trouble. ... Read More


Make it a Habit: Just Show Up

Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Starting a fitness plan can be overwhelming and often discouraging—especially if you’re setting tough, lofty goals right from the start. ... Read More


Get motivated with the Y this winter season

Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Learn more about the many wellness resources available to our members, including group training, personal training and nutrition counseling. ... Read More


Try the Y: De-stress this December with Group Exercise

Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Exercise of any kind relieves stress, and with the Y's extensive group fitness offerings, you have plenty of options to choose from. If you're looking for something a little less intense and a little more zen, we've got you covered there, too. ... Read More


Try the Y: Find Your Balance this Holiday Season

Tuesday, November 03, 2015
We don't really notice our balance may be poor until a fall or injury—which occur more often as we get older. So why not work on it now—in a fun group exercise class that suits your style? ... Read More


10 Simple Exercises for a Busy Workday

Monday, August 31, 2015
Take a 10-15 minute break for this simple sequence of exercises and stretches you can do right in your workspace using your desk and chair. ... Read More


Time-Saving Tips for Healthy School Lunches

Thursday, July 16, 2015
If you're a parent who prefers that the kids brown-bag it, get creative with these tips for easy, healthy homemade lunches that won't take hours of prep. ... Read More


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