Many new mums are desperate to get back into shape following the arrival of their bundle of joy and for others it is the furthest thing from their mind!
However the real reason behind the importance of beginning to exercise after pregnancy is not widely known and often overlooked.
Claire Nutton is one of YMCA’s qualified pre and post natal fitness instructors and is based at YMCA Thornton.
Claire explains: “There seems to be a real taboo around the pelvic floor and ladies awareness about the importance of this muscle group is low. It seems to have […]
We have recently seen the rise of new female role models. Fitter, stronger women, focused on leading healthy lifestyles and shaping and toning the body they own rather than changing it and themselves.
YMCA fitness instructor Claire Nutton has observed this first hand: “Our ladies talk about feeling stronger and with that achieving a sense of wellbeing and positivity.
“They talk about being inspired by strong female athletes such as Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter Rhonda Rousey, Biggest Loser US Trainer Pauline Nordin and fitness model Andreia Brazier.
There’s already a definite shift away […]
Relax into the New Year at YMCA St Annes with their Mind, Body & Spirit day.
YMCA St Annes Mind, Body & Spirit on Saturday 30th January, 1pm – 4pm
1pm – 2pm Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Joanne
1pm – 2pm Pilates with Bart
2pm – 3pm Ashtanga Yoga with Joanne
2pm-3pm Pilates with Bart
3pm-4pm Tai-Chi with Imelda
3pm-4pm Y:Weight with Liz
All events are open to all YMCA members and your friends and family for free too! All levels welcome!
Call St Annes on 01253 724117.
Why not get ready for the year ahead by joining YMCA Ansdell Arena’s Bootcamp! This four day bootcamp kicks off on Monday 11th January until Thursday 14th January, every morning from 6am until 7am (Changing Facilities Available 5.30am until 7.30am). So will you be tough enough to take on the challenge?
Location: Lytham St Annes High School, Albany Road, FY8 4DG
Price: Members £10.00/ Non-members £15.00
Names and Full Payment required by Sunday 10th January
For bookings & enquiries: