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Go the Extra Mile for Sport Relief in 2016


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 […]

Exercising After Your Pregnancy. Some Helpful Tips…….

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 […]

Fitness Trends 2016: Womens Strength, Quick Workouts, Functional Training, This Girl Can Female Only Workouts

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 […]

Mind, Body & Spirit Day: YMCA St Annes

Joanne Eastham YMCA Yoga Teacher

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.

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