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News & Events from Fitness on 25th

The Pyramid of Health: Exercise, Healthy Diet and Rest

Regular exercise and the consumption of a healthy diet together with having enough rest are the main three components of health which can lead you to a host of benefits, including increased energy, happiness, and even a long life. The three components of health are pivotal to determining a person’s overall health, and making them […]

Saskatoon Women’s Open Golf Championship

Golfers are making a difference for Saskatoon!  YWCA Saskatoon has been selected as a beneficiary for the 2017 Saskatoon Women’s Open Golf Championship. We are grateful to the organizers and golfers for caring for other women in our community and making a difference. From our Crisis Shelter and Residence clients who rely on our programs, […]

5 Strategies To Deal With Stress

According to Harvard Health, 25% of population report experiencing high levels of stress and another 50% point to moderate levels due to dozen, potentially hundreds of cases from the weather to the economy to personal situations. Based on a study by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, people cope by talking to friends and […]

Call for Applications: YWCA Saskatoon Board of Directors

YWCA Saskatoon is currently accepting applications for membership on its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors advances the mission of YWCA Saskatoon and fosters its continued success. Its role includes fiduciary responsibility, governance, stakeholder communications, oversight of business, and support for fundraising. If applicable, candidates are encouraged to self-identify as under 30 years of […]

The Mind-Body-Spirit Balance

Wellness is the search for enhanced quality of life, personal growth and potential through positive lifestyle behaviors and attitudes. Certain factors influence our state of wellness, including nutrition, physical activity, stress coping methods, good relationships and career success. Each day we work toward maximizing our level of health and wellness to live long, full and […]

YWCA Summer Basketball Camps

At the YWCA Summer Basketball Camps, we will take you through an exciting journey of learning to play basketball. Using structured drills together with fun games and activities, you will learn and practice fundamental skills of the game of the basketball such as ball-handling, passing, different types of shooting and also rebounding. At the Y, […]

Sept. 15 YWCA Shine a Light Run: Why We Run

Welcome to the YWCA Shine a Light Run! This is why we run. Every participant in the Shine a Light Run has their own reasons for committing to run the 2K, 5K, or 10K course. We are running to shine a light on needs and solutions right here in our community, like safe streets, homes for everyone, […]

Nutrition Monday: Caprese Avocado Toast

Recipe: Caprese Avocado Toast Ingredients: 2 Avocados, ripe 1/4 Cup Basil leaves 1 Cup Grape tomatoes 1 Tsp Lemon Juice, fresh Sea Salt and black pepper 4 Slices bread, toasted 4 Oz Mozzarella, fresh

Nutrition Monday: Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Recipe: Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground turkey 6 bell peppers 2 cloves garlic 1 onion 1 16 oz. jar of tomatoes 2 cups wild rice, cooked 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1/2 tsp pepper 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded  

Nutrition Monday: Honey Lime Fruit Salad

Recipe: Honey Lime Fruit Salad Ingredients: Blueberries 3 Kiwis 1 Lime, juice and zest from 1 Pineapple 1 Container of strawberries 1/4 Cup honey 1 Splash of orange juice