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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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    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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    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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    SVY Earns 2018 Bronze Medal Status as Highest Ranked NJ Swim Team

    by Somerset County YMCA | Dec 21, 2017
    The 2018 USA Swimming Club Excellence Program results are in, and Somerset County YMCA's SVY swim team has earned Bronze Medal Status as a top-200 program in the nation!
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  • 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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