Fitness

TravelMag logo over YMCA Club's swimming pool

YMCA Club is “exceedingly hard to beat” say TravelMag

When it comes to gyms in London, the variety of facilities, classes and services that our award winning gym offers is second to none. TravelMag - who provide in-depth local guides to travellers from...
Claire.Gilderson | 15 February 2019
Get fit for February - Join an exercise class!

Get fit for February - Join an exercise class!

As part of your ‘new year, new you’ philosophy, you might have considered upping the ante in 2019 and nailing your new fitness regime, but how? Studio Manager and former Choreographer, Adrian Walters...
Claire.Gilderson | 1 February 2019
YMCA member, David Bryan, exercising in the YMCA Club in central London

Meet David Bryan – the YMCA Club’s fastest ‘bleeper’!

David, a 32-year-old award winning Animator from Enfield, has been a YMCA Club member for eight years. He also currently holds the enviable Club title of ‘Fastest Bleeper’ having achieved a result of...
Claire.Gilderson | 1 February 2019
James Ross. Mature student on the Mind Body Matters YMCA pilot.

Managing mental health through exercise

In January, many of us are thinking about kicking old habits or starting something new. For others it’s a time of extreme stress as they prepare for their mock exams ahead of their summer finals....
Claire.Gilderson | 19 December 2018
Peach Band workout. A peach that looks like a bottom.

New ‘Peach Band’ workout for perkier posteriors

Overindulged in too much turkey and trimmings? Bum not as firm after the festive frivolities? Have no fear, the YMCA Club are launching the new ‘Peach Band’ workout for both men and women from Friday...
Claire.Gilderson | 19 December 2018
Edgaras Lindinas using the YMCA Club to train for the UKBFF’s ‘Sugar Classic’ bodybuilding competition

“I trained for 3 months for 10 minutes of glory”

Duty Manager, Edgaras Lindinas, explains how the YMCA Club helped him train for one of the UK’s most prestigious bodybuilding championships….
Claire.Gilderson | 30 November 2018

Outdoor running tips for the winter months

Nassim Hamadache shares his tips on how you can maintain your outdoor running program through the cold and wet winter months.
ymca | 4 November 2017
Member Stories

Member Stories: How the Healthy Weight Programme changed my perspective on fitness

YMCA Club member Anita Wadhawan chats about her fitness journey to lose weight, and fall in love with getting healthy...
toni | 17 July 2017
Take a dive into open water

Take a dive into open water

With the pool closing from September 1st, triathlete and swimming coach Julian Meldrum shares his thoughts and experience with swimming in wilder waters...
Anonymous | 17 July 2017