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Eating For A Healthy Heart - YMCA Heart Healthy Nutrition Seminar Series

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Posted by Loyd McIntosh at Thursday, August 24, 2017 | 0 comments
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High Intensity Interval Training - Shake Up Your Workout!

Interval Training – Shake Up Your Workout!  By Jean Bowick If you’re looking for a zesty new way to shake up your workout routine, the formula is HIIT – it’s fresh and it’s HOT! HIIT, otherwise known as High Intensity Interval Training, is trending BIG in the workout world today. As described by the American Heart Association, interval training involves switching your workout from high intensity to low intensity within set,... Read More
Posted by Loyd McIntosh at Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | 0 comments
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National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month - Healthy Living Tips

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Healthy Living Tips September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and as a leading community-based organization dedicated to improving health, The YMCA of Greater Birmingham offers the following tips to help families in Birmingham incorporate healthy eating and regular physical activity into their lives. The following tips will not only help families live healthier together but also help prevent childhood obesity: Eat... Read More
Posted by Loyd McIntosh at Monday, August 7, 2017 | 0 comments
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Stretch Yourself: The Benefits of Stretching at Work

Stretch Yourself: The Benefits of Stretching at Work Jean Bowick Americans spend huge portions of their lives at the office. But since we’re so busy  working , most of us don’t think of our desks – or our cubicles – as ideal places for working  out . Given the increasing demands, stress levels, and repetitive requirements of many of our jobs, however, it is essential to our physical  and  mental health to keep active during the day,... Read More
Posted by Loyd McIntosh at Thursday, August 3, 2017 | 0 comments
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YMCA of Greater Birmingham's 2017 Safety Around Water Summer Program Has Come To a Successful Close

YMCA of Greater Birmingham's 2017 Safety Around Water Program Has Come To a Successful Close Jennifer Neil The YMCA of Greater Birmingham's 2017 Safety Around Water Summer Program has come to a close after another highly successful - and certainly impactful summer. During two separate sessions in June and July, this summer's free program educated 544 children and 119 adults about the importance of water safety and provided water safety lessons at the... Read More
Posted by Loyd McIntosh at Wednesday, August 2, 2017 | 0 comments
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