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News & Events from the YWCA | Monthly Archives: February 2016

Strength Wednesday: Power Sculpt

Strength Wednesday: Power Sculpt Looking for an aerobics class that offers a full body workout? Power Sculpt is a free-style strength training class including exercises to target all of the major muscle groups. Power Sculpt provides a total body conditioning and muscle definition geared specifically towards creating a lean yet sculpted physique. While Power Sculpt […]

Senior Fitness Tips: Heel Raises

By Fred Smith, YWCA Fitness on 25th Personal Trainer Today, I am going to review three different types of heel raises. You can choose the one most suitable for your level of fitness. The heel raise works on the calf muscle below the knee. The heel raise will also strengthen alignment between the foot and […]

Employment Tip: Using Social Media for a Professional Presence

Having a professional online presence is more important than ever in relation to the job market. Social media can be a very effective tool for promoting yourself and highlighting your strengths and talents. Developing an online brand via applications such as Twitter, Blogger, and Linkedin is relatively easy and show potential employers that you are […]

New to YWCA Fitness on 25th? Attend one of our New Member Weight Room Orientations

Existing Fitness on 25th Member Welcome too! Beginning February 15th, we will offer Weight Room Orientations for all new members and for the time being, existing members. The orientations will be conducted by our Fitness Consultants and will be scheduled every weekday evening (two possible times), Wednesday afternoon’s (two sessions) and weekends. They are included […]

Crisis Shelter Accepts Amazing Valentine’s Day Donation!

The Shoebox Project is a charity that organizes local businesses to create shoe box presents for people in need. The YWCA Crisis Shelter and Residence has been the the recipient of these thoughtful shoe boxes a few times! RBC Lakewood Branch put together a large amount of them to give away for Valentine’s Day for […]

Strength Wednesday’s: New Plyo Box in the Weight Room

Recently YWCA Fitness on 25th added a three-way Plyo box in the weight room. By tipping the box over, you are provided three different heights; 20 inches, 24 inches and 30 inches. A basic piece of equipment such as a Plyo box provides a person with numerous effective exercises; the basic box jump or step up being […]

Nutrition Monday: 7 Ways to Help a Client Boost Adherence

Seven Ways to Help a Client Boost Adherence By: Val Kirk; Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor The following are 7 techniques a client can use to support a nutritional change or to help develop an action plan for that change. Keep a Food Journal: Keep track of diet for 3 days, including 2 typical weekdays and 1 […]