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Helping You Live Better

  • Workshop Series - More Than Motherhood

    Celebrate the Women in Your Life

    by Cristina Williams, Director of Digital Media | May 11, 2017
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  • Every Kids Matters

    Every Kid Matters

    by Cristina E. Williams, Director of Digital Media, Somerset County YMCA | Apr 27, 2017
    April is National Child Abuse Prevention month and in partnership with YMCA of the USA, Somerset County YMCA is joining Ys across the country in taking Five Days of Action from April 24-28 to help prevent child sexual abuse.
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  • NoviceRunnersBlog

    How To Run Your First Half Marathon - From a Non-Runner

    by Rebecca Cozzi | Mar 23, 2017
    Y member Rebecca shares six tips that helped her go from no experience running to completing the Disney Princess Half Marathon 12 months later.
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  • heart-health

    Be Heart Healthy

    by Wendy Porr | Feb 08, 2017
    According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is still the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. But there are steps we can all take to reduce our risk of heart disease and strokes.
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  • flexibility

    5 Tips for Improving Flexibility

    by Pam Vioreanu & Pam Ambrose | Oct 25, 2016
    Balance training and flexibility can help reduce falls, especially in active older adults. Two of our Enhance®Fitness instructors share the importance of flexibility and balance as well as five tips for stretching.
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  • yoga

    Find Peace and Tranquility

    by Vandana Kareer & Janet Yarka | Aug 09, 2016
    Meditation peace and tranquility for centuries. Carve out five minutes and follow these five steps to begin your meditation and mindfulness practice.
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  • fathersday

    Fitness Fun for Father's Day

    by YMCA | Jun 14, 2016
    Looking for gift ideas for Father’s Day? See our gift guide for ideas that will help dad stay active and healthy, and show him how much you care.
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  • Outdoor-Bootcamp

    Get in Touch with Mother Nature

    by Michele Fabbio | Jun 08, 2016
    As the weather warms, it's the perfect opportunity to take your workouts outside to enjoy the season and take in some vitamin D.
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  • Active Older Adults

    5 Tips for Active Older Adults

    by YMCA | May 11, 2016
    Staying active and connected to the community is important at every age! At the Y, we'll help you stay strong and healthy in spirit, mind and body, while you enjoy the companionship of your peers.
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  • mothersday

    Healthy Mom, Happy Mom

    by YMCA | May 04, 2016
    Get ready for Mother's Day -- give a gift that lets mom know it’s okay to take time for herself! Discover our top gifts to help you celebrate all the special moms in your life.
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