Meadowlands Area YMCA

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Adult Programs

Welcome to our Adult Programs page! We're excited for Fall & Early Winter sessions, which will feature tons of new programs and revamped ones. Please reference our Program Guide for a list of classes and their schedules. All classes are 18+, unless indicated otherwise. 

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Program Guide

DROP 2 SIZES CHALLENGE IS COMING TO THE Y!

This contest gets you off the scale and will jumpstart your healthy lifestyle. You will bring a piece of clothing that you currently fit or would like to fit into (jeans recommended). After taking a “no scale” oath the piece of clothing is kept with our fitness team. It will be returned when the contest is over, to gauge your new and reduced size. You will also receive your complimentary food journal to track your own nutrition.

The challenge includes:

  • Up to 3x 60 minute small group training sessions from the 7 offered weekly. That is 30 training slots to participate in from the 60 plus scheduled training sessions!
  • 3 accountability sessions that our challengers can attend to share their success stories, struggles, etc.
  • A motivational kickoff party on Saturday, September 8th at 9:30 AM

When:    SEP 10th – NOV 17th

Cost:     $299 for members only

DAYS :   M/W/F 6am or 6pm, Saturday 7am

Please email afinke@meadowlandsymca.org with any questions.

New Adult Fall Programs 

Adult Martial Arts Beginner

In this class you will learn the basics of Martial Arts with a special focus on staying safe and building confidence in uncomfortable situations.

Cycle Circuits

This interactive training class will combine climbs, flats, and intervals on the bike with floor-based strength and agility exercises. You’ll utilize various pieces of equipment to complete a total mbody workout that will leave you feeling energized, strong, and successful. If you’re looking for a cycle class and strength class then this is for you!

Kettlebell Basics

Introduction to Kettlebell exercises. The Kettlebell is a weight {5-40+ lbs) that looks like a ball with a handle. Kettlebell workouts are functional, mcompound exercises that work multiple muscle groups simultaneously. New Kettlebell exercises learned each week: swings, turkish get up, clean and press, swings etc.

Kettlebell Burn

This program will add the burn to your kettlebell routine. Provided is a dynamic, whole-body exercise routine that incorporates cardiovascular, resistance and range-of-motion training into one workout with ever changing intervals. Grab a bell and feel the burn!

Prenatal Yoga

The perfect way to stay fit during your pregnancy. Prenatal Yoga uses postures, breathing, and meditation to help ease pregnancy, delivery, and the after effects of birth. Stretch all the muscles in your body, and deeply connect with your baby. Classes will get your body, mind and spirit ready physically, mentally, and emotionally for the birth of your baby.

Functional Foundations

Functional training exercises are full-body movements in multiple planes of motion. Exercises covered include squatting, lunging, pushing, pulling, and twisting. Functional training focuses on the “transfer effect”, wherein gains in functional strength and neuromuscular coordination carry over to activities of everyday life and athletic feats, improving performance while decreasing the risk of injury. After successful completion of body weight alone, progressions will include various forms of resistance and stability equipment.

Recovery

Working with foam rollers this class provides an intentional pause from stress induced physical training to focus on recovery. Myofascial release, stretching exercises, and mindful restoration of the body will aid in increased flexibility and reduced muscle soreness.

Taekwondo

In this class you will learn the basics of Taekwondo with a special emphasis on physical conditioning while building self confidence.

TRX® Suspension Basics

TRX® Suspension Training is a safe, effective and enjoyable exercise modality for older adults who want to increase functional mobility and prevent fall risk.

Weekend Warrior

Timed rounds of cardio circuits alternating with 5 minute strength circuits with little rest between sets. This fun and dynamic workout utilizes the SkillMill non-motorized treadmill and Concept II rower for cardio, with a combination of Kettlebells, TRX suspension trainer, TRX RIP trainer, and Olympic lifting for strength.

Adult Exer-Fitness Classes

SEP 4th - OCT 28th & OCT 29th - DEC 23rd (8-Week Classes)

Exergame combines fitness, brain teasers and technology for a gamified experience like no other!

Exerfit classes challenge adults of all ages and fitness levels. The classes incorporate workouts that combine functional training and Exergame equipment for a total body workout that will increase stamina, stability, and strength while promoting fat loss.

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Program Guide

SELECT WELLNESS CLASSES ARE ALSO INCLUDED WITH MEMBERSHIP. VIEW THE SCHEDULE HERE