Weight loss is a comprehensive process that involves burning fat, building muscle and improving your overall health. Many people gauge their weight loss progress on what the scale says. However, some weight loss professionals recommend not to weigh yourself too often, as the number you see may not tell the whole story.
Most families are constantly going in many different directions and finding time for exercise is a real challenge. With the weather is warming up, now is a great time to get outdoors and find fun activities to keep your family fit and healthy. These six tips will help you get started.
When life gets busy, it can be hard to dedicate 30 minutes or more every day to your fitness goals. Skipping one day might not seem like a big deal, but even a small interruption in your routine can easily set you back. Once you have skipped a workout, skipping another (and another…) doesn’t seem like a big deal either.
There's no arguing that older adults who stay healthy and active certainly feel better than those who don't. Regular exercise brings many benefits. It can help strengthen your immune system, so you're better able to fight off illnesses; increase strength and balance, so you're less likely to fall; and improve your overall mental health. In fact, studies have found that exercising for as little as 15-minutes a day can actually extend your life expectancy!
There’s a lot of hype around the “10,000 steps a day” approach to working out. Many people strive to walk for this distance to achieve their weight goals and live healthier lifestyles. 10,000 steps translate to about 5 miles of walking, but the question is, is this approach the right one for you?
If you’ve spent months doing the same cardio or strength exercises, you may reach a point where you feel uninspired. It may be time to switch up your routine. Even a small change, such as taking a short walk each day, playing a sport or signing up for a new fitness class through your Y membership, can make a big difference.
Summer is right around the corner, and before you know it, your kids will be out of school. Instead of them lounging on the sofa all day, the Y’s summer camp in Las Vegas offers constructive, fun activities and learning opportunities for children of all ages. Our camps help your child develop valuable skills, each of which compound what they learned over the course of the school year.
Many adults spend a majority of their time sitting in front of a computer screen or TV. This tightens the muscles of your body, restricts blood flow and can lead to all kinds of physical issues. Practicing yoga can help loosen up the muscles and release tension, as well as increase strength and endurance.