Start your family’s day off feeling energised with a light, fluffy and totally comforting pancake. And while pancakes don’t exactly have a reputation as a health food, they do have some nutrients that can benefit your health. The trick is to opt for whole-grain pancakes, and limit the sugary toppings, like maple syrup, to a drizzle.
Carbs For Energy
It’s no secret that eating a plate of pancakes means getting plenty of carbs. That’s why we love ’em, right? And since carbohydrates are your body’s preferred source of fuel […]
HOW TO MAKE YOUR WORKOUT PLASTIC FREE
When we are working out, we are aiming to make ourselves healthier, right? Well why make a couple of small changes to reduce plastic and help make our environment a little healthier at the same time too?
Avoid plastic water bottles
The simplest place to start is with your water bottle. Invest in a reusable bottle, that is BPA free, to get you through your workouts instead of buying your water in a disposable plastic bottle on your way to your workout. All our YMCA Health & […]
Come and join YMCA Thornton in launching Les Mills Virtual on Saturday 15th July 2017! The big launch will see a whole host of Les Mills Virtual Classes being introduced to YMCA Thornton’s class timetable, including favourites such as BodyPump, BodyCombat, BodyBalance, CXWorx and introducing RPM and Sh’bam.
To give you a truly motivational journey, we have two studios specifically designed for Les Mills Virtual classes. The studios have been fitted with big screens along with state of the art sound, lasers and UV […]
Youngsters across the Fylde Coast will be making waves with us in support of the Royal Life Saving Society’s National Drowning Prevention Week between 16th – 26th June.
Throughout Drowning Prevention Week, YMCA Fylde Coast Swimming Pools will be incorporating specialised Swimming Safety activities and challenges into swimming lesson programmes during the week.
We will be using activities and resources provided by the Royal Life Saving Society UK (the UK’s drowning prevention charity) to teach local youngsters and their parents about the risk of being in, on and around water.
Our week long programme of YMCA’s […]