Personal Trainers Can Give You a Leg Up

If you are looking for the next leg up in exercise, want to redefine your fitness journey, or need the extra push to meet fitness goals, then a personal trainer may be the answer. This is not a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants decision though. Employing a personal trainer means allowing someone in on your routine. Choosing a trainer should be treated with a lot of consideration. If you … Continue reading Personal Trainers Can Give You a Leg Up

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Aerial Adventures

Erika Bennett has never been one to back down from new and at times challenging experiences. So, when she made a trip down to Tampa, Florida, to visit her family, one of her family members invited her to try aerial yoga for the first time. Though she did not have previous experience with any kind of yoga, Bennett figured that it would still be a … Continue reading Aerial Adventures

Think You Don’t Have High Blood Pressure? Think Again.

As a leading community-based organization committed to improving the nation’s health, the Valdosta YMCA urges everyone in Valdosta to get a blood pressure screening. Revised blood pressure guidelines from the American Heart Association mean that nearly half of all Americans (46 percent) have high blood pressure. High blood pressure is often referred to as “the Silent Killer” because there are typically no warning signs or … Continue reading Think You Don’t Have High Blood Pressure? Think Again.