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CROSS CiRCUIT® from Octane Fitness Fuels Better Workouts

CROSS CiRCUIT® from Octane Fitness Fuels Better Workouts

Now available on the gym floor, the new Octane Fitness LateralX® and Pro3700 elliptical cross trainers offer valuable variety and effective, efficient workouts that help boost your motivation and...
ymca | 29 April 2015
Triathlon Swimming

Swimming for Triathlon

Triathlon is now widely seen as the number one sport that ‘fit people do’. At the YMCA Club we have state-of-the-art facilities for swimming, indoor cycling and treadmill running, so naturally many...
ymca | 8 April 2015
5 reasons you should be doing HIIT

5 reasons you should be doing HIIT

If you’re still slugging away on the treadmill, cross trainer or bike – trying to burn fat for hours on end – you may be surprised to learn there's a scientifically proven and more time-...
ymca | 8 April 2015
Couch to 5K in only 9 weeks!

Couch to 5K in only 9 weeks!

Have you thought about signing up for a physical challenge? Or have you recently signed up, yet you’re unsure on how you’d go about training and building the muscles and strength to succeed? The...
ymca | 24 March 2015
Boost your wellbeing in six simple steps

Boost your wellbeing in six simple steps

When the monotony of the working week and the stressful daily commute clash loudly, and tip your stress levels even higher, it’s time to take a step back and breathe. Boost your wellbeing and...
ymca | 24 March 2015
A basic guide to the nutrition behind lifting weights

Nutrition for ladies who lift

So you have decided to put lifting into your routine? That is fabulous; you will see the benefits of both lean muscle definition as well as fat loss – but only if you get your nutrition right, and...
ymca | 10 March 2015
Come to our new treadmill class

Come to our new treadmill class

There is no doubt about it, jogging and running are among the best forms of cardiovascular exercise and the health benefits include an increase in bone density, circulation and lung capacity as well...
ymca | 10 March 2015

Why girls should lift weights

There are definitely more girls lifting weights now than there used to be, but a big percentage of woman still question the effectiveness that weight training will have on their bodies and...
ymca | 6 March 2015
Dance yourself fit!

Dance yourself fit!

Trained or untrained, we can all agree that a boogie every now and again is a lot of fun. That toe tapping urge to throw some shapes to your favourite album doesn’t have to stop in your bedroom or a...
ymca | 3 March 2015