Healthy Living

Healthy U Spring Symposium Celebrates 10 Years of Impact on the Healthy Children & Families in New Jeresy

Author: Meadowlands YMCA
Date Posted: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Over 100 Healthy U champions and partners from YMCAs and schools from all over the state gathered at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on May, 18th to celebrate 10 years of community impact.


Leave the Belly to Santa This Holiday Season: Tips to Avoid Overeating

Author: Meadowlands YMCA
Date Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017

how to avoid holiday binge eating

Overeating has a harmful effect on the body's metabolism. Here are some helpful tips for leaving the holiday belly to Santa this year.


The Provident Bank Foundation Enables Meadowlands Y to “MoveWell”

Author: Meadowlands YMCA
Date Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Provident Bank Foundation Presents check to Meadowlands YMCA

On November 13, 2017, representatives of The Provident Bank Foundation and of Provident Bank presented a grant from The Provident Bank Foundation in the amount of $8,000 to the Meadowlands Area YMCA, which will go towards the MoveWell Today® Diabetes Exercise Program.


Ask A Trainer: Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Fruit?

Author: Michelle Moore
Date Posted: Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Fruit? The newest dietary guidelines suggest that you should strive to consume 7 to 12 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. Only 3 to 5 of these servings should come from fruit. Fruits are an essential part ...

Ask A Trainer: Should I stretch before or after my run?

Author: Michelle Moore
Date Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Should I stretch before or after my run? Before your workout, your time is better spent warming up with dynamic stretching. These moves, which include butt kicks and walking with high knees, improve range of motion and loosen up muscles that ...

Ask A Trainer: All my weight goes to my hips-how can I target that area?

Author: Michelle Moore
Date Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

All my weight goes to my hips-how can I target that area?

Although muscle building is site-specific, fat loss is not.


Ask A Trainer: Once I hit my ideal weight, can I stop exercising?

Author: Michelle Moore
Date Posted: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Once I hit my ideal weight, can I stop exercising? Only if you want to gain fat again.


Ask A Trainer: Why does my metabolism slow down as I get older?

Author: Michelle Moore
Date Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Why does my metabolism slow down as I get older?

Hormones have something to do with it, but the most common problem is a decrease in muscle mass.

 


Join Us At Our Corporate Fun Run: May 28th!

Author: nichellen
Date Posted: Monday, April 6, 2015

Event Location:Meadowlands Race Track-East Rutherford New JerseyEvent Date:Thursday evening May 28thEvent Times:5:00-6:30: Team packet pick-up, race night registration, company gathering6:30-7:30: 5k run/walk7:30-9:30: Post-race party & ...

HL Member Benefit #2: Massage Therapy

Author: nichellen
Date Posted: Friday, January 2, 2015

Healthy Living Member Benefits!Another great reason to be a YMCA member: Massage TherapyDid you know Healthy Living Members get special pricing for Massage Therapy sessions at the Y?Massages today are no longer just luxuries -- they’re part of ...

Healthy Living Membership Benefit #1: "My Y Is Every Y!"

Author: nichellen
Date Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014

Healthy Living Membership Benefits!Another great reason to be a YMCA member: MY Y IS EVERY YYour Meadowlands YMCA healthy living adult and senior membership card now provides you free access to most YMCAs in New Jersey!The Y is for healthy living ...

Give The Gift Of MASSAGE THERAPY

Author: nichellen
Date Posted: Friday, December 19, 2014

Massage Therapy @ the Y!Host: Meadowlands Area YMCAYPC-375 Murray Hill Parkway, East RutherfordPhone: 201.955.5300Swedish or Deep Tissue massages.By Appointments ONLY. Choose 30, 60 or 90 Minute SessionsSee Our Prices and Times HereMassage has ...

Start the New Year with a new attitude! Membership deals and Perks for everyone!

Author: nichellen
Date Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Membership at the Y has never been better!Healthy Living Members now have special perks to go along with their membership. See our Health Living Membership Guide for more details about perks and special promotions!Join today and SAVE DOUBLE - get ...

Holiday Membership Promotions Just For YOU!

Author: nichellen
Date Posted: Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Meadowlands Y Program Center is offering a Fitness and Aquatics Monthly membership! For just $30 a month, you will have access to a wide variety of exercise classes and swimming. Try out our new Barre™ classes, Train Dirty Boot Camp™ classes, Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, Step Zumba, Belly Dancing and more!

RECREATIONAL SWIMMING AT THE YMCA

Author: nichellen
Date Posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

At the Y, water activities are something special. Friendly competition (even with yourself), lots of variety and a supportive environment means exercising is fun again, and it makes for a healthier lifestyle and a good story or two.

Swim Lessons at the Y!

Author: nichellen
Date Posted: Saturday, August 23, 2014

Don’t be the only fish out of water because you don’t know how to swim. The YMCA is offering swimming lesson for children and adults of all ages throughout the Bergen County area. The YMCA is providing lessons for age 6 months – Adults at various times. Our Fall Session starts as soon as Saturday, September 13th!

Meadowlands Y is all about Healthy U at Met Life Stadium

Author: mariajj2001
Date Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

Local Healthy U Champions Take the Field at MetLife StadiumMore than 140 Healthy U champions from across New Jersey, including YMCA staff, school teachers, school administrators, and community supporters, gathered recently at MetLife Stadium for a ...


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