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Children play hard. Whether on the playground or the sports field, kids can get dehydrated quickly. Drinking enough of the right kinds of liquids is important for their healthy development. Proper hydration is linked to healthy body weight, reduced incidence...
March is National Nutrition Month: a time to make healthier choices about what we choose to chew and swallow. How much difference, though, can small changes to our diet really make? More than I realized. Did you know that what...
Press Release Date: February 25, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kayla Foster, Marketing Coordinator (269) 683-1552 kfoster@ymcaswm.com Niles-Buchanan YMCA to break ground on capital expansion in July, kick off community campaign March 4 NILES, Mich. – The YMCA of Southwest...
Many of us suffer from high demands on our time, high blood pressure in our veins, and/or high-speed information overload. Our lives feel more like a mad dash to a far-off finish line than a Sunday stroll through the park...
Realistic Expectations Yield Better Results Welcome to the New Year! ‘Tis the season for fitness professionals to motivate their resolution-driven clients. We picture a coach with a megaphone in our faces, yelling “Go hard or go home!” and “No pain,...
How to Sustain our Resolve By Chrissie Kaufmann Many of us are formulating impressive health resolutions for this fresh new year of 2019. These goals usually involve doing more constructive things (like jogging and eating vegetables) and less risky things...
Press Release Contact: Kayla Foster, Marketing Coordinator Date: October 2, 2018 kfoster@ymcaswm.com ; 269-683-1552 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Registration open for the 37 th annual Niles-Buchanan YMCA Thanksgiving Day Run NILES, Mich. – On your mark. Get set. Go! Registration for...
A Lasting Impact – Annie attended the Tuesday/Thursday preschool class as a 3 year old in 2003. Fast forward to 2018. Annie is now a high school senior at Niles Community Schools and volunteering at the Learning Tree Preschool in...
It’s 6 1/2 weeks into the new year, and, for some, that “New Year, New You” resolution has started to falter – or fail altogether. It’s something Michelle Holloway, director of personal training and health promotions for the YMCA of...