Fitness

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
Sit up straight!

Sit up straight!

We train our back for most of the day, we may not know it, but we do! When we sit at a desk, we are curving our spine developing a more hunched posture, when we are picking up our bags from the floor...
ymca | 27 May 2014

Find your treasure chest

Personal Trainer Ernesto Ortino loves to push his clients but he also loves to workout too. An advocate for a full-body approach, Ernesto aims to work on every major muscle group at least once per...
ymca | 27 May 2014

Don’t be stuck in the mud

Obstacle racing, you know the ones, with mud….lots of mud, are all the rage. Tough Mudder, Spartan race, Total Warrior and HellRunner are a few of the more well-known ones. Whilst the names alone may...
ymca | 27 May 2014