Fitness

people exercising in new yoga studio

Happy New Studios!

Our new state-of-the-art Cycle Studio, Yoga Studio and The Box are ready for 2020. As we leap into a new decade, our purpose built boutique spaces will showcase the best of what the Club already...
Claire.Gilderson | 10 January 2020
Chris O'Donnell in the YMCA Club

New Year - New Personal Trainer! Meet Chris O’Donnell (not the actor!)

Did you pile on the pounds over Christmas or maybe you fancy some new fitness goals for 2020? Whatever your health and wellbeing aspirations this year, why not invest in a Personal Trainer? We meet...
Claire.Gilderson | 10 January 2020
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 | 9 December 2019
Image of what the new YMCA Club Cycle Studio might look like

Three brand new studios on their way for 2020!

Following the recent YMCA Club members' survey, more than 500 of you responded! We've listened to your feedback and suggestions and we're taking action. We've decided to...
Claire.Gilderson | 28 November 2019
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
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