Fitness

Bob Young on a step box at the YMCA Club

Prostate Cancer - “I was lucky they caught it early”

As thousands of people around the globe sport a moustache this November to raise money for men’s health movement, Movember, we catch up with Club member, Bob Young, who has survived prostate cancer....
Claire.Gilderson | 4 November 2019
Close up of pregnant stomach in a park

Terri Siabi – Staying fit and healthy during pregnancy

Much loved Club Programme and Events Manager, Terri Siabi, is expecting twins in January. Her last day in the Club will be Friday 13th December. Before going on maternity leave, Terri shares her...
Claire.Gilderson | 4 November 2019
an inBody testing machine

What's your body really made of?

Looking at the scales is not a good indication of how healthy you are, as it doesn’t tell you how much of your weight is fat and how much is lean body mass. The InBody machine will let you know in...
ymca | 25 September 2019
Profile of Tino on the YMCA Club floor

“Your goals are my goals and together we’ll smash it!”

43 year-old Tino Constantouris qualified as a Personal Trainer three years ago with YMCAfit. Tino loves going on a journey with his clients and watching them transform. Physically, mentally or...
Claire.Gilderson | 1 August 2019
Teresa Waite profile

“Most people are stronger than they think”

Teresa Waite qualified as a Personal Trainer with YMCAfit seven years ago. She’s helped many people on their road to recovery and believes whatever your starting point, investing in health and...
Claire.Gilderson | 31 July 2019
Portrait of Ernesto Ortino on the YMCA Club floor

“My clients stay with me for years and years”

Ernesto Ortino qualified as a Personal Trainer with YMCAfit 10 years ago. A decade of working with a variety of clients has taught him that everyone is unique. Ernesto explains why good relationships...
Claire.Gilderson | 31 July 2019
Thomas McDonnell laughing in his YMCA Club teeshirt

“I make sure I get the best out of everyone”

Former YMCA apprentice, 23 year-old Thomas McDonnell, is our youngest Personal Trainer and one of the Club’s Health and Fitness Advisors. His passion for fitness blossomed at 15. Today, he loves...
Claire.Gilderson | 30 July 2019
Personal Trainer supervising one of his clients

Want a Summer Six-Pack? Try a Personal Trainer

If you’re fed up with your flagging fitness routine or you’re lacking the motivation to reach your goals, investing in a Personal Trainer could provide you with the support and inspira-tion you’re...
Claire.Gilderson | 30 July 2019

"My clients become the best version of themselves"

Magdalena Bednarek is a Personal Trainer, female training specialist and yoga enthusiast who has been part of the YMCA Club team for over two years.
ymca | 30 July 2019