Health + Fitness Centre

Member Success Profile: Mike

When children, family and career came into the picture, Mike became less active. Realizing that he was becoming something that he wasn’t, he turned...

New TRX Training

Looking to shake up your workout routine and challenge your muscles in a brand new way? Check out the new TRX S-Frame at the YWCA Health + Fitness...

Fall into Fitness: Setting New Goals, Getting Fit and Being Healthy

We who work in the fitness industry love September! There is a rush of familiar faces and new members coming in to workout, all refreshed after...

Member Success Profile: Genevieve

During and after pregnancy, Genevieve turned to different methods of training to stay active as a competitive endurance athlete. Member Since: 2010...

A beginner’s guide to using foam rollers

Earlier this spring, the YWCA Health + Fitness team invited volunteers and instructors to a full-day workshop. It was an opportunity for all of us to...

Hot summer events at YWCA Health + Fitness

We're amping up the fun factor this summer, starting on July 11. Join us for a BBQ lunch, a dance party, rooftop yoga — and even a chance to win a...

Member Success Profile: Bassim

When his joy of running was almost halted by injuries, Bassim needed an alternate plan to get in better shape. The diversity of classes at the Health...

Will you be 'Fitter IN 20'?

We recently held a challenge for our members, did you play? We made 6 buttons for 6 types of workouts: dance, cardio, yoga, Pilates, swim and...

Staying fit in the new year

If health and well-being is the focus of your new year’s resolutions, YWCA’s Fitness Manager Fleur Palliardi offers these tips for keeping exercise,...

Tips to maximize fitness and fun during the holidays

Shopping, parties, baking, and wrapping. The holiday season is filled with excitement and, for most of us, a routine that is anything but normal...

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