YMCA of Greater Birmingham Blog - December 2016

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YMCA of Greater Birmingham New Equipment Installation Schedule

New Cardio Equipment Installation Schedule We are excited to start the new year with all new cardio equipment at three of our YMCA of Greater Birmingham branches - Hoover, Mountain Brook, and Shades Valley. During the process to remove the old equipment and install the new pieces, these three branches will experience some downtime in the cardio area. Please feel free to take advantage of your citywide membership by visiting any of our additional convenient Birmingham-area locations... Read More
Posted by Loyd McIntosh at Tuesday, December 20, 2016
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Five Ways to Keep Exercising During the Holidays

Five Ways to Keep Exercising During the Holidays Holidays are a fun time, but they’re also super-busy. For lots of us, it’s difficult to take time for our usual exercise routines. Here are a few ways to fix that, thanks to some healthy advice from the University of Texas-Arlington .   1.Get plenty of rest That may be an odd item to see on a list about exercise, but rest is important. It helps your body recharge, to keep you up to speed for all your... Read More
Posted by Loyd McIntosh at Thursday, December 15, 2016
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YMCA of Greater Birmingham Sponsors Holiday Film Series

YMCA of Greater Birmingham Sponsors Holiday Film Series The YMCA of Greater Birmingham is proud to be a major sponsor of the 2016 Holiday Film Series at the Alabama Theater. Each December close to 30,000 people flock to the Showplace of the South for the film series and the Y is thrilled to support this important cultural event for the Greater Birmingham area. The 2016 Holiday Film Series began on Friday, December 9, with a showing of White Christmas and will end on December 23 with a... Read More
Posted by Loyd McIntosh at Tuesday, December 13, 2016
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5 Ways to Keep Healthy During the Holidays

5 Ways to Keep Healthy During the Holidays Holidays are a prime season for major diet disasters, but there are some ways to keep healthy while also keeping in shape during the season. Here are five ways to have a healthy Christmas courtesy of nutrition consultant Michelle Braude from the UK newspaper the Mirror.  5. get plenty of h20 You may think taking in water will cause your belly to bloat, however, drinking plenty of water can help you avoid overeating by... Read More
Posted by Loyd McIntosh at Tuesday, December 13, 2016
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COMING SOON ...

New Cardio Equipment and Mobile App On Their Way This Winter The YMCA of Greater Birmingham is constantly looking for ways to enhance the member experience. From simple things like new member appreciation weeks to the new Schwinn AC Performance Plus Carbon Blue indoor cycling bikes, we’re committed to making your Y experience the best it can be. With that in mind, your YMCA has some terrific news. Two pieces of exciting news to be exact: new cardio equipment and a brand new... Read More
Posted by Loyd McIntosh at Friday, December 9, 2016
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