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
Love you liver 2018

Love yourself. Love your liver

Kickstart your 2018 with our diet and exercise guide. Sign up for your free health check to get you on the right track for 2018.
ymca | 12 January 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
Get ready to hit the outdoors with our run club!

Get ready to hit the outdoors with our run club!

Have you heard about our new run club launching in September?
ymca | 27 June 2017

Your complete summer holiday wellbeing guide from Flo: Your wellbeing team

Some tips and tricks to get you ready for your summer holiday...
ymca | 26 June 2017