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Healthy Living Blog

Information and inspiration to help you make a habit out of living healthy.

Beat the Heat with 10 Hydrating Foods

Tuesday, June 07, 2016
We asked the Y’s Registered Dietitians for their expertise on how to stay nourished. Here’s their list of the summer's best hydrating foods. ... Read More

How I Did It: Penny's Story

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Y member and working mom Penny struggled to return to healthier habits after a tough pregnancy. Learn what helped her lose the weight—and regain the energy needed to thrive at work and at home. ... Read More

Summer Snacking On-the-Go

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Ditch the chips, and satisfy your summer cravings with our on-the-go snack guide. ... Read More

How I Did It: Brett's Story

Tuesday, May 03, 2016
If you've ever shown up for a workout at the Y not knowing quite where to start, you're not alone. Brett's story proves a little guidance and encouragement from Y wellness staff can lead to lasting results. ... Read More

How I Did It: Rob's Story

Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Rob's incredible weight loss journey began with one small step: climbing the steps to the Y's front door. Learn how the Y encouraged Rob in his uphill climb to better health. ... Read More

9 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Kitchen

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Having a clean and organized kitchen is critical to minimizing the risk of food borne illness or cross contamination. And an orderly kitchen makes it easier to practice healthier habits. ... Read More

How I Did It: Emily's Story

Wednesday, March 02, 2016
With a stronger body and zest for life, Emily says the Y’s support has transformed her health and her home life, allowing her to be a more engaged, active mom. ... Read More

Farewell, Fad Diets: The Y's Take on Healthy Eating

Wednesday, February 03, 2016
What if there was a way to establish healthier eating habits and stick to them, while still getting to enjoy the foods we love the most? ... Read More

How I Did It: Yolanda's Story

Friday, January 29, 2016
Learn how a mom lost more than 200 pounds by adding group fitness classes to her exercise routine. ... Read More

Make it a Habit: Mix it Up

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Whether you’re looking to get back in shape after a little hiatus—or starting from scratch on a wellness plan—look to the Y for the guidance you need to turn those New Year's resolutions into an everyday reality. ... Read More

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