Health-and-Wellness

Health & Wellness

More than physical activity and healthy eating, YMCA healthy living encompasses a holistic approach to well-being that significantly enhances the lives of individuals, families, and communities.

We provide a welcoming, safe and supportive environment for all ages to become healthier and stay well in spirit, mind, and body.



Livestrong

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA supports cancer survivors and their families through a no-fee 12-week, research-based program, that engages them in physical and social activities to strengthen the whole person.



Health & Wellness

PATHS TO WELLNESS: Programs that Heal the Whole Person: Emotionally, Mentally and Physically.
  • Fitness Center

  • Healthy Weight Loss Program - New!

  • Personal Training "Commit to Be Fit" Program - New!

  • Group Lifestyle Balance - A Diabetes Prevention Program

  • Physical Therapy

  • LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

  • Delay The Disease

  • Enhance Fitness

  • One Step

  • Healthy Hearts

  • Project Community Pride

Health & Wellness Blog

  • Hidden Benefits of Exercise

    Feb 03, 2020

    We all know the physical benefits of exercise, but do you know the mental benefits? Exercise may be able to change your body, but it can also literally expand your mind. According to a study from Harvard Medical School, engaging in a regular exercise routine of moderate to vigorous intensity for at least six months is largely associated with having more volume in the part of your brain that controls thinking and memory.

    Did you also know that exercise can help you reduce your risk of cancer? Did you know that those who participate in daily exercise are 69% less likely to develop some sort of cancer than someone who is sedentary?  So, as I always say, get up and get moving!

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