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Know your Neighbour

Know your Neighbour

This month’s member Q&A features Lucy Harris. Lucy is a YMCA Club member and works as a Senior Trading Executive for a media agency in Central London.
ymca | 13 May 2016
Chasing the Fitness High

Chasing the Fitness High

Our YMCA Q&A this month is with Hamit Buhara - Fitness Manager at YMCA. Hamit’s journey began when he enrolled onto the Personal Trainer YMCA programme almost 9 years ago. His passion for the job...
John | 13 May 2016
Vitamin D - Are you getting enough?

Vitamin D - Are you getting enough?

Over the past few years, people have become far more aware of the harm caused by too much sun. They’ve taken onboard the advice of medics and started to use SPFs to protect against harmful rays....
ymca | 12 May 2016
Why Group Exercise? Here’s Three Great Reasons…

Why Group Exercise? Here’s Three Great Reasons…

Sometimes it’s hard to motivate yourself to head down the gym, week in, week out, doing the same thing over and over. So this year, why not give our extensive Group Exercise programme a go? With more...
ymca | 12 May 2016
Why women should lift weights

Why women should lift weights

"Will lifting weights make me bulky?" YMCA's full-time fitness professional and instructor Angela Rey addresses the issue of body image in weightlifting...
ymca | 10 May 2016
Historic YMCA Club Gym

Happy, healthy and more fulfilled – our journey through the ages

The YMCA rose from humble beginnings in the City of London in 1844 and has developed continuously to be the organisation it is today. Founded by George Williams the YMCA started as a prayer and bible...
ymca | 10 May 2016
Freshen things up with FLO

Freshen things up with FLO

So honestly, how's 2016 going for you? Are you on track to achieve all your New Year's resolutions? Are you exercising regularly AND eating well? Do you get enough 'me' time?
ymca | 26 April 2016
Know your neighbour

Know your neighbour

This month’s member Q&A features Linda Al-Kanai, a retired nurse who has been a member with us since 2010. She loves being active and has dabbled in a wide range of exercise including but not...
ymca | 12 April 2016
Free stress & food workshop

Free stress & food workshop: How to better manage your stress, weight & sleep!

Come to our free workshop on Thursday 12 May and learn how to manage your stress levels, bodyweight and sleep patterns! Nutritionist Nick Owen and Performance Coach Annette Paterakis
ymca | 11 April 2016