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Club opening hours over Christmas and New Year

Find out the changes to the Club’s opening hours during the holiday period.
ymca | 6 December 2016

Ask the YMCA Club expert: Find out why Olympic athletes love the SkillMill

Have you noticed a new machine on the gym floor? Club Fitness Manager Hamit Buhara explains how to use the SkillMill and why its better than the average treadmill.
ymca | 5 December 2016

The get-real healthy Christmas

A realistic guide to food, fitness, fun and festivity during the holiday period.
ymca | 23 November 2016

4 ways to upgrade your confidence

These mind-hacks from performance coach Annette Paterakis trick your brain into thinking more positively and help you take back control.
ymca | 23 November 2016

Boost your power and strength

Introducing our new bit of kit – The Tank. It's as tough as it sounds! Hamit and Edgaras show you some cool exercises that will spice up your training regime.
ymca | 23 November 2016

Art attack: Provoking a debate on wellbeing

Why we invited several artists to work with us in the lead up to the Club's Eudaimonia! event – and what happened next.
ymca | 22 November 2016

Shoulder slam - the sandbell snatch (shoulders)

Hamit demonstrates an exercise that not only gives your shoulders a workout, but also your core and glutes.
ymca | 4 November 2016

Legs and bum booster – the sandbell snatch (legs)

This dynamic exercise is great for anyone looking to workout their lower body.
ymca | 4 November 2016

Chest developer - the sandbell press-up pass

Hamid and Donnell show another exercise you can do with a friend – a different spin on the humble press-up.
ymca | 4 November 2016