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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

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