YMCA Lytham are calling upon all of our strongest men and women to take part in our YMCA Lytham Strongman event on Sunday 17th April, 9.30am till 4.30pm.
The event will be split up into 4 categories women, beginners, novice and open. The 5 different challenges are:
Axle floor to overhead
Yoke into farmers
Conan’s wheel/keg toss
Stone over yoke
There will be trophies up for grabs and all competitors will receive a medal.
Entry fee is £20 (Incl. strongman t-shirt). Book your place today by […]
Sport Relief is returning from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th March and there are more ways than ever for you to take part, feel proud and helps us change and enhance lives. YMCA Fylde Coast will make this a little easier for you to get involved by hosting a variety of fundraising events and activities for all the family to come along and enjoy.
We are delighted to be once again celebrating Sport Relief 2016 by hosting the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile at YMCA Thornton on 20th March at 11:30am. The Mile will loop […]
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 […]