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A colourful range of fruit and vegetables next to Love Your Liver sign

Love your liver

For many of us, January is the time to adopt a healthier lifestyle, especially if we’ve overindulged or been less active over the Christmas holidays. To help us get back on track for 2020, the YMCA’s...
Claire.Gilderson | 9 December 2019
an inBody testing machine

What's your body really made of?

Looking at the scales is not a good indication of how healthy you are, as it doesn’t tell you how much of your weight is fat and how much is lean body mass. The InBody machine will let you know in...
ymca | 9 December 2019

Limited places left for the next Fitness Training Academy in January!

YMCA FTA was set up in 2016 by YMCA Training to help 16 to 18-year-olds kick-start their fitness careers. Students across London, Ipswich, Manchester and Leeds will achieve a Level 2 Gym Instructor...
Claire.Gilderson | 25 November 2019
Words: Members' Christmas Party

Join us for the YMCA Club Christmas Party!

You are invited to join us at the YMCA Club Christmas party at Hudson's House on Wednesday 4th December.
ymca | 25 November 2019

How to avoid over-indulging this Christmas!

How do I balance festivities and fitness? Nick the Nutritionist guides us through a healthier holiday season.
Claire.Gilderson | 10 November 2019
Bob Young on a step box at the YMCA Club

Prostate Cancer - “I was lucky they caught it early”

As thousands of people around the globe sport a moustache this November to raise money for men’s health movement, Movember, we catch up with Club member, Bob Young, who has survived prostate cancer....
Claire.Gilderson | 4 November 2019
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Terri Siabi – Staying fit and healthy during pregnancy

Much loved Club Programme and Events Manager, Terri Siabi, is expecting twins in January. Her last day in the Club will be Friday 13th December. Before going on maternity leave, Terri shares her...
Claire.Gilderson | 4 November 2019
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“Everyone goes on a journey together”

The YMCA Choir is back and bigger than ever. Over thirty people gathered in Keith Clarke Room 1 last month to sing under the listening ear of Choirmaster, Kieran Jones, who’s worked with the...
Claire.Gilderson | 30 September 2019
person doing yoga in front of the moon

Try ‘Yoga Under the Moon’ at the Bloomsbury Festival

Now in its 13th year, the Bloomsbury Festival in London will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing at this year’s event. For the first time ever, both the YMCA Club and One KX...
Claire.Gilderson | 25 September 2019