Health + Fitness Centre

Five healthy breakfasts to boost your metabolism

There’s no doubt that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast literally means “breaking the fast” of the night, as it’s the first...

Benefits of group fitness

If you’re looking to get noticeable results from your workout, head to the group fitness studio. With so many class types , you’ll never be bored!...

Finding your balance

At YWCA Metro Vancouver, we talk a lot about finding balance in our lives—in fact, find your balance is the YWCA Health + Fitness Centre’s tagline...

Member success profile: James

With the support of the YWCA Health + Fitness team, James has lost over 40lbs and is motivated to stay fit. As a former professional race car driver...

Why I love being a personal trainer

From the impact they have on a client’s wellbeing to the fun and flexibility personal training offers, the YWCA Health + Fitness Centre’s certified...

5 best reasons to work out

Adding a daily workout to your routine can be a challenge at first, but once you make room in your life for a regular exercise there’s nothing that...

Fit for a cause: YWCA Health + Fitness volunteers set your experience apart

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” - Oscar Wilde Our members often tell us that the YWCA Health + Fitness...

Member success profile: Dana

With the support of the YWCA Health + Fitness team, Dana lost 30lbs and is hooked on her new healthy lifestyle. Active since: 2011 Goal: Keep fit and...

Running your first race

The Vancouver First Half kicked off the running season in February, and this year countless people will pound the pavement to raise money for...

Health beats aesthetics: balance is key for fitness success

If you Robin Ball has never been afraid of heavy lifting and sweat. Growing up in Toronto, Robin, 27, honed her athletic abilities in competitive...

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