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    Feel the Burn: Kettlebell Training

    by Doug McLaughlin | Nov 07, 2018
    Using these hand-held iron balls provides both strength and cardio benefits.
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    Four Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your SPIN® Workout

    by Sue Diebold | Oct 29, 2018
    Too often, people think they can’t do a SPIN® class, but in reality, spinning is a great workout for all fitness levels. Here are some pointers for getting the most out of this intense workout.
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    Four Healthy Recipes to Warm You Up this Fall

    by Susan Greely, MS, RDN | Oct 22, 2018
    Now is the perfect time to fall back into a healthy routine and enjoy some awesome autumn foods that are nutritious and delicious.
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    8 Reasons to Try Barre

    by Wendy Poor | Oct 15, 2018
    Chances are by now, you have heard someone talking about barre fitness. But how much do you really know about it?
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    Kids Helping Kids

    by Stephanie Jasinski | Oct 05, 2018
    Somerset County Teens Host 10th Annual Swim Fundraiser at Somerset Hills YMCA
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    Strike a Pose

    by Michelle Schuler | Oct 01, 2018
    Yoga provides many physical and mental health benefits.
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    Strengthen Up With TRX

    by Kim Black | Sep 24, 2018
    Your body weight is your best friend when it comes to strength training.
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    Stretch for Success

    by Andrew Poserow | Sep 18, 2018
    Learn why stretching is so important.
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    Share Your Summer Memories

    by Laura Rodriguez | Aug 28, 2018
    Share your favorite summer memories in a homemade, beach-themed, decorative frame.
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    Grilled Vegetable Summer Succotash Recipe

    by Susan Greeley, MS, RDN, | Jul 03, 2018
    Don't forget the veggies when you fire up the grill this summer! Grilled veggies make a perfect snack or summer salad.
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    Give Dad the Gift of Adventure

    by Kisha Belton | Jun 13, 2018
    Two dads share how the Y’s Adventure Guides parent/child program has helped them to bond with their children and build memories to treasure for a lifetime.
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    No Bake Recipe for Energy-Boosting Snack

    by Casey Stahl | May 15, 2018
    Check out this recipe for Cocoa Coconut Energy No Bake Balls, a tasty, energy-boosting treat that is great on the run.
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  • A Mother's Impact

    Happy Mother's Day from the Y

    by Somerset County YMCA | May 07, 2018
    Watch what happens when you ask retirees about their moms. It’s pretty magical!
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    Caring for Community

    by Megan James | Apr 25, 2018
    Volunteers are the heart of our organization, and today, during National Volunteer month, we salute you, the champions who enrich the lives of others.
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  • Health Tips for Families

    Keeping Kids Healthy, Active and Engaged This Summer

    by | Apr 23, 2018
    In celebration of Healthy Kids Day, the Y offers tips to help families develop healthy habits:
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    Take Action to Protect Children

    by | Apr 18, 2018
    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 16-20 to help prevent child sexual abuse.
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    Wear #LotsOfSocks with Us

    by Stephanie Jasinski | Mar 14, 2018
    Join us on Wednesday, March 21 in support of World Down Syndrome Day by wearing mix-matched socks.
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    Road to the Olympics

    by Somerset County YMCA | Feb 23, 2018
    You can find the Olympic spirit and a few Olympic qualifiers and competitors right here at Somerset County YMCA. Celebrate friendship, solidarity and fair play without traveling to PyeongChang!
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    Community Gives Back for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

    by Somerset County YMCA | Jan 25, 2018
    On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service 2018, Somerset County YMCA set out to strengthen our community by providing meaningful opportunities to give back. Through service projects at each of our branches over 100 children and community members created gifts of comfort for first responders, cancer patients and homeless families.
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    Set Yourself Up for Success

    by Joanne Gordon, RDN, LDN, CLT | Jan 24, 2018
    A fresh approach to New Year’s resolutions—don’t make them! 10 ways to achieve health and happiness by setting yourself as a priority.
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