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Is Stretching Before or After a Workout Better for Your Body?

Fitness

We are all busy taking care of our financial, mental, emotional, and relationship goals. However, somewhere between that busy schedule, you want to sneak in a workout to take care of your physical health. Working out frequently not only strengthens the body but also boosts general health and mental wellness. However, the quality of your workout matters as much as the quantity. 

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Get Voice Lessons in Las Vegas at Centennial Hills YMCA 

Las Vegas YMCA

Hailey Atwell, Teacher of the Y's Voice Lessons in Las Vegas

If you're searching for a hobby for your child to alleviate stress, boost his or her lung function, improve his or her memory, and fortify his or her immune system, it's time for them to start singing. Or maybe you want your young child or teen to connect with their musical abilities and socialize with other young people who share their interests. The Centennial Hills YMCA now offers affordable, accessible voice lessons in Las Vegas for singers ages 7 to 22. 

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Making Fitness a Priority for the Single Parent on a Budget

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Being a single parent is a struggle, mainly because you become the sole bearer of your child's or needs. You have to be physically, emotionally and mentally present for your dependents. Between all your domestic and work responsibilities, it's easy to forget to allocate time for self-care, including physical fitness. Unfortunately, while a swanky gym in Las Vegas, personal trainers, and healthy food deliveries can make your life easier, they're not an option because you're on a budget. 

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Stretches that Can Help You Lose Weight at Your Las Vegas Fitness Center

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When it comes to weight loss, many of us imagine that we need to lift weights or perform intense cardio exercises at a Las Vegas fitness center. Stretching is often seen as a means of warming up or cooling off after a workout. However, stretches have weight-burning possibilities when done correctly. What’s more, stretching improves flexibility and form, which helps you perform intense workouts better. If you’re about to hit the gym and don’t know what to do, here are five stretches you can try. 

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Tips for Making the Most of Family Time Each Day

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Do my family members feel cared for and appreciated? Do I spend quality time with my children? These are some of the concerns of any parent struggling to balance their personal interests, marriage, family, and work. If you’re looking for ways to maximize your family time, Las Vegas YMCA has prepared these hacks for you.

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How to Be More Active when Working from Home

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To stay healthy, experts recommend maintaining a daily active lifestyle. Unfortunately, being active can be especially challenging for people with desk jobs. Staying at your computer all day on virtual meetings or reviewing documents encourages a sedentary lifestyle at home. Over time, your inactiveness shows up as weariness, stiffness, and weight gain, and in the long run, obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Fortunately, there are several ways to combat inactivity, even as you work from home. 

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Host Your Birthday Parties at the YMCA of Southern Nevada

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When it’s time to commemorate that special day in your life, a party is never out of fashion. Hosting a birthday party at your home may not be your cup of tea, which is why you need a reliable, beautiful, clean, and spacious environment to have a grand party. Whether you want a room, a gym, or a pool party, the YMCA of Southern Nevada has several spaces available for birthday parties. Read on to find out why you should host a Las Vegas birthday party at the Y. 

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Easy Exercises to Help You Build Consistency & Enjoy Fitness

Exercise Tips

Let’s face it, browsing the internet and finding workout videos from gym enthusiasts and workout gurus is nothing short of terrifying. Most exercises seem painful and unbearable to perform, especially if you’re a beginner or getting back into the workout culture. Fortunately, there are plenty of activities you can perform both inside and outside of your Las Vegas gym without breaking your back. Remember that the goal is to stay fit and consistent rather than injure your muscle. Here are some great, fun exercises you can try today:

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Why You Should Reduce Screen Time & How to Do So

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Nowadays, getting through 24 hours without looking for a screen is almost impossible. Smartphones, computers, televisions, tablets, and other devices at home and work demand attention. Unfortunately, while screens help us perform numerous functions, they’re linked to several direct and indirect problems. You may be consuming more information and getting better entertainment through modern devices, but at what cost?

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Say Goodbye to Extra Holiday Calories with These Las Vegas Gym Exercises

Exercise Tips, Las Vegas Gym

With a proper workout schedule and a grip on your calorie intake, you’re probably at your ideal weight or slowly getting there. Unfortunately, the holidays could slow the progress and make it harder to achieve your fitness goals. The temptation to snack, sleep in, enjoy a drink, and sneak in an extra plate is high. So, to ensure that your jeans fit after the holidays, we’ve compiled several exercises you can do at home and your Las Vegas gym to stay fit.

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