Duanesburg High School Seniors Interview YMCA Seniors

March 27, 2017

New Tunes To Fuel Your Workouts

March 24, 2017

A typical gym routine looks something like this – walk to the locker room where music is playing over the loud speaker, lock your belongings away and walk towards the fitness center. As you approach your first machine or begin your first exercise, you choose your playlist and slide on your headphones. Turning on music

How to Build an Amazing Urban Garden

March 23, 2017

You don’t need huge, wide open fields or a homemade greenhouse to build a sustainable garden. All you need is a little bit of space and dedication! Whether you’re a gardening pro, or are interesting in getting started, here are a few tips on how to build the perfect urban garden in any space. Find

5 Reasons to Choose Camp Chingachgook

March 23, 2017

Monday May Be the Most Important Day to Workout

March 20, 2017

Mondays can be the hardest day of the week. You’re trying to shift from relaxation to productivity and sometimes that’s easier said than done. You have a hundred e-mails sitting in your inbox, three presentations this week, and your babysitter is sick. Working out may be the last thing on your mind, but there are

Meet Kristen Hislop: Freihofer’s Training Challenge Co-Director

March 17, 2017

Kristen Hislop, a fitness coach at the Southern Saratoga Y, has been working as a head coach on of the Training Challenge for the Freihofer’s Run for Women for 7 years, and participating as a runner for 10 years. She was kind enough to sit down and tell us about the Training Challenge and what

Stay Safe During Your Winter Workout

March 14, 2017

Stay Safe During Your Winter Workout As told by Allison Reinhardt, the Regional Wellness Director at the Southern Saratoga and Glenville YMCA Snow day today? Take your workout outside! Living in the great Northeast means enjoying the magic of each of the four seasons, and this year, Mother Nature wants to give them all to us in

Snow Day Workouts

March 13, 2017

Snow Day Workouts As told by Stephanie Davis, a Personal Trainer at the Southern Saratoga YMCA Personally, I love, love, love snow days (when I do not have to drive in it, of course). It is great cross training. There are two things I look forward to when we get heavy snow: Shoveling Snow I truly enjoy

6 Reasons Swimming is the Best Exercise

March 10, 2017

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

A Letter From Anthony

March 8, 2017