Kickoff A Healthy Lifestyle!

Kickoff A Healthy Lifestyle!

Ready to get started on a new or improved healthy lifestyle? Welcome! At the Y, fitness and wellness at every age and activity level are encouraged with enthusiasm from our welcoming community. Our members and program participants often praise fellow members and staff as key factors in their achievement in their healthier wellbeing.

The Y has been supporting the local communities since the organization was established in the late 1880s; the non-profit Gaston County Family YMCA has upheld the standards of the Christian Mission of the YMCA provided by exceptional leadership and the countless volunteers and fantastic staff. Gaston County Family YMCA has provided the opportunity for all to experience the YMCA mission, “to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.” regardless of age, income, or background. Our leadership and staff ensure that all community members have the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive through our youth programs, healthy living, and social responsibility programs.

Health and Wellness Made Simple intends to provide education, motivation, and social responsibility to encourage the community to adhere to a healthier lifestyle. Sharing posts with your friends and family to provide support for their journey is encouraged. Check out the blog twice per week, posting content every Tuesday and Thursday. On January 4, 2022, follow our post on healthy goals made simple!

This blog will provide you with simple steps to help you explore human kinetics, nutrition, goal setting, healthier choices, and education on all fitness and wellness aspects. The blog is composed by an American Council on Exercise nationally certified personal trainer and uses credible research papers, academic authors, fellow certified trainers, licensed professionals, reputable fitness and wellness sources.


Head over to your local YMCA to get started on your healthier lifestyle, cheers to 2022!


by Danika Reid on January 3, 2021

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