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.
See out 2015 with a HUGE SPLASH! this New Year’s Eve.
YMCA Fleetwood are holding their first ever family Aquathlon Swim and Run Challenge on Thursday 31st December 2015.
The team are hoping for a great turnout of participants and spectators to mark the end of 2015 at the centre with a splash.
This year’s Aquathlon has also been listed on the Go Tri website meaning the event meets the required safety standards and has received a Triathlon England event permit.
With three distances, the event has been designed with all swimming and running abilities in […]