The Top 5 Group Exercise Classes People Are Talking About

Cathy ElnessGroup Exercise

Have you ever started a training plan, then quit after a couple weeks? Or gone to bed with the intent of waking up for a 6 a.m. workout, only to hit the snooze button and vow to go tomorrow morning instead? It is often easier to break promises to ourselves than to miss a workout with a pal or a group exercise class where people are expecting you. Read More

5 New Ways to Use Your Y

Heather SabinMembership

Your daily routine is likely filled with activities or rituals you’ve been doing repeatedly for years. While routines bring comfort, they can sometimes lead to burnout or boredom. What if you tried something new each week? Or each month?

Harvard Medical School studies show that trying new things sharpens cognitive skills. Similarly, in health and fitness, changing up your workout has been shown to improve physical results.Read More

9 Winter Activities Sure to Wear Your Kids Out

Carolyne AndersonY News

Even though the groundhog Punxsutawney Phil is predicting an early spring this year, we still have a few months of winter ahead of us. This winter has been, well, interesting to say the least. We’ve experienced more school closings, late starts, and early dismissals than we can remember any other year. It’s natural to go a little stir crazy.Read More