Meet Group Exercise Instructor: Nina Floyd

May 25, 2017

Nina Floyd has 13 years under her belt as a Group Exercise Instructor and her energy is contagious. “I’ve always loved the atmosphere you can create in a class. I like how I see all different age groups moving and getting excited about moving,” said Nina. “I want them to get excited about a healthy

What’s the Best Time of Day to Exercise?

October 14, 2016

The hardest part about exercise is the motivation. The key to habitual exercise is through a set routine. It’s like brushing your teeth. You’ve been doing it for so long, you don’t even think twice. You just do it. If you make the gym part of your everyday life, it will become easier and easier

8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Workout

October 13, 2016

If you’re not one of those people who is naturally in love with exercise, working out can be a bit of a challenge. What’s the secret to making exercise part of your daily routine? Find a Plan That Works for You Working out is not a one-size-fits-all recipe. Your body may not be able to

We’re CLYNK-ing and You Should Too

October 12, 2016

Are you a Hannaford shopper? If so, you can help us raise money for the Capital District YMCA Black and Latino Achievers Program! We have recently signed up as a Hannaford Community Cash partner through CLYNK, the new drop and go bottle return system located inside Hannaford Supermarkets. Thanks to this new opportunity, we are

Why Choose the YMCA?

October 11, 2016

Choosing a gym can be overwhelming, but it all boils down to you. What exactly are you looking for? Flexible hours? Helpful staff? Weight training? An instructor who will guide you through a workout? The Capital District YMCA (CDYMCA) has it all. Here, at the CDYMCA, we offer ten convenient locations to meet your wellness

Think Pink and Support Breast Cancer Research

October 10, 2016

Breast cancer is an extremely malevolent disease that affects one in eight women nationwide. This is a large group of people whose entire lives have been affected by this disease. Thanks to global fundraising efforts, there are currently over 2.8 million breast cancer survivors alive in the United States today. Here’s how you can help: