What to Expect: Urban Fit Edition

March 26, 2018

What to Expect: Urban Fit Edition When you’re new to exercise, or new to the YMCA, it’s hard to decide on, or develop a new fitness routine. It’s hard to know where to start. Are you more comfortable using weight machines, or are you more comfortable jumping into a Zumba class? There is no right

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day Four

March 15, 2018

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day Four Week One Challenge: Working Out Before Work This is the fourth day of our five day workout challenge. How are we doing so far? We will be updating this post every couple of hours until 7:00pm so you can see how working out before work affects our day.

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day Three

March 14, 2018

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day Three Week One Challenge: Working Out Before Work This is the third day of our five day workout challenge. How are we doing so far? We will be updating this post every couple of hours until 7:00pm so you can see how working out before work affects our day.

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day Two

March 13, 2018

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day Two Week One Challenge: Working Out Before Work This is the second day of our five day workout challenge. How are we doing so far? We will be updating this post every couple of hours until 7:00pm so you can see how working out before work affects our day.

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day One

March 12, 2018

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day One Week One Challenge: Working Out Before Work As this is our first day doing our new fitness challenge, we’re not sure what to expect! We will be updating this post every couple of hours until 7:00pm so you can see how working out before work affects our day.

Weather Update

March 7, 2018

Weather Update – Wednesday, March 7th Due to inclement weather, we have a few delays and closing. The weather has affected the hours and offerings at the following branches: Albany: The building is closing at 6:00pm. Bethlehem: The building is closing at 6:00pm. Duanesburg: The building is closing at 6:00pm. Glenville: The building is closing at 6:00pm.

Weather Update

March 2, 2018

Due to inclement weather, we have a few delays and closing. The weather has affected the hours and offerings at the following branches:

7 Tips for Keeping a Fitness Journal

February 23, 2018

When working towards a new and improved healthy lifestyle, there are a number of things you need to consider throughout your journey—you need to consider your goals, your availability, your emotions, and your exercise. There are a number of tools that people use to track this journey—a FitBit, pedometer, or a good pair of sneakers.

7 Ways to Give Your Brain a Workout

February 23, 2018

Brain health is equally as important as physical health. Take time out of your daily routine to give your brain a workout. Exercising your brain can improve your memory, focus, and boost your overall mood. Here are a few things you can do to make your mind sweat: Take a Cooking Class Your brain is

6 Reasons Swimming is the Best Exercise

February 23, 2018

Have you ever wondered why the people who love swimming absolutely love swimming? Because it’s one of the best workouts for all ages! It’s a Total Body Workout It’s almost as good as lifting weights. It works your arms, back, legs, and abs for the entirety of your workout. It Burns Calories Swimming is a