Healthy Living in Action
Check out the different ways that people have transformed their lives through hard work, perseverance and patience. At the Y, we inspire each other to be the best version of ourselves.
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BoxMaster®: We Always Have a lot of Fun as a Group.
Greg likes to run—and he has five marathons and several other races under his belt. But when he wants to build endurance, strength and overall conditioning, he heads to YMCA of South Hampton Roads for BoxMaster® class. Along with his wife and friends, he boxes, dances, rocks burpees and other active recovery moves with a fun group that energizes and motivates him. This is his Y. His camera. His story.
Family Time: We Enjoy the Company of Other Families.
Collins & Katz Family YMCA has something for everyone in this active family. The Goodwins spend time swimming or playing basketball together, enjoying activities individually and making friends with other families and staff. This is their Y. Their camera. Their story.
Join the Y: I Feel Like a New Person, Full of Life.
Maria didn’t let a life-changing car accident keep her from living an active lifestyle. From water aerobics, to Pilates, to working out with a personal trainer, Maria has improved her mobility and inspired others at South Palm Beach County YMCA with her perseverance. The community of support she found in the process is an added bonus. This is her Y. Her camera. Her story.
Cancer Survivorship: It Helped Me Physically and Mentally.
Ron and his cousin joined LIVESTRONG at the YMCA at North Augusta Family YMCA while both recovering from cancer. Ron expected they'd regain physical strength through the program, but he found that they also gained mental strength and determination. Every day Ron’s perseverance in and out of LIVESTRONG at the YMCA brings him one step closer to his goal: returning to work. This is his Y. His camera. His story.
Personal Training: I Found the Energy to Play with My Kids Again.
Not everyone was born to run, but that hasn't stopped Leslie from getting back the energy she needed to spend quality time with her family. This is her Y. Her camera. Her story.
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