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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
Tour de Y

Tour de Y in the Club

Following the success of last year, the Tour de Y is back in London for 2014! This year’s cycling event takes place in July and will include road cycling and indoor activities. The money raised will...
ymca | 25 June 2014

Eat well, look and feel great

So summer is here, with the usual plethora of campaigns for clothes, beach bodies and amazing diets. With hard work and commitment, we can make some noticeable changes to our physiques – though not...
ymca | 17 June 2014
Tour de Y 2014

Tour de Y 2014

Following the success of last year, the Tour de Y is back in London for 2014! This year’s cycling event takes place in July and will include road cycling and indoor activities. The money raised will...
ymca | 29 May 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
Easter eats

Easter eats

Easter is just around the corner so our resident nutritionist Nick Owen is on hand to give you some top tips on eating healthily and embracing all the fresh produce available at this time of year.
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