Fitness

Join my gym: Justin Cowling

There’s no better way to find out what it’s like to be a part of YMCA Club then hearing from the members themselves. This time we hear from Justin Cowling, who has benefitted from YMCA Club being...
ymca | 9 October 2014
Injury prevention

5 things for injury prevention - a beginners guide

Injuries can stop you in your tracks. So how can we prevent them?
ymca | 24 September 2014
Race day

Race Day

Well it’s finally here, Race Day. Here you are on the start line, covered in war paint and looking dangerous. Are you ready to go? Let’s re-wind 24 hours and look at the build up to your race, to...
ymca | 16 September 2014

Join my gym: Janice Moseley

There’s no better way to find out what it’s like to be a part of YMCA Club then hearing from the members themselves. This time we hear from Janice Moseley, who has benefitted from YMCA Club being...
ymca | 15 August 2014
Guide to obstacle racing part 3

Keeping your eyes on the prize

So you've created your obstacle race training programme, been tracking your progress and upped the intensity but now you're struggling to get yourself motivated. Well help is at hand with...
ymca | 16 July 2014
Join my gym: Dan Knight

Join my gym: Dan Knight

Enjoy a unique insight into what it’s really like at YMCA Club by hearing from some of our wonderful Club members.
ymca | 9 July 2014
Injury prevention whilst watching TV

Top tips for avoiding injury during the summer of sport

Andrea Wright, one of our resident physiotherapists, shares her tips on how to avoid injury whilst watching this year's summer of sport on TV
ymca | 30 June 2014
Guide to obstacle racing

Step up to get results

Following on from my last blog article, I hopefully gave you the guidance and motivation to book yourself onto an obstacle race and set you off on a controlled and sensible training regime. Next, the...
ymca | 27 May 2014
Let's get shapely legs!

Let's get shapely legs!

Ok own up, how many of you don’t bother training your legs? As a trainer I spend a lot of time in gyms and it never ceases to amaze me how many people focus their workouts on upper body exercises...
ymca | 27 May 2014