Workout to Help Out
Covid 19 has had a devastating impact on societies across the globe, and the new norm has resulted in many of us staying indoors for safety. This way of life has left many of us lacking motivation and had a detrimental effect on both our mental and physical wellbeing, and the more time we spend at home, the more complacent we become.
As well as affecting our health, the pandemic has impacted the fitness industry financially, with thousands of gyms closing throughout lockdown and some, going into administration, never to re-open again. YMCA Gym has felt the impact of this in more ways than one as the proceeds from gym memberships contribute towards the charitable outcomes of YMCA North Tyneside.
The workout to help out movement gives YMCA Gym the opportunity to support members and make potentially life-saving changes in the face of this global pandemic, whilst protecting the business function. The gym team have the knowledge, skills and dedication to support people at whatever stage of their fitness journey and YMCA Gym’s facilities have been adapted to ensure all members feel safe whilst keeping fit.
YMCA Gym is now offering 3-months free gym membership for you and a friend to share when you make a referral and they sign up!
A dearly loved gym member, joined YMCA Gym in January 2023 and her incredible journey has inspired us all. From poor health to fighting fit, Mary has triumphed.
YMCA Gym have teamed up with Trekstock to deliver 8-week exercise rehab programmes to young people in their 20s and 30s with a current or previous Cancer diagnosis.
One of our members returned to us after receiving Cancer treatment and described it as ‘coming home’.
Realising the benefits of regular physical activity, MIND and YMCA have teamed up to support several groups over the past year to help them thrive in Body and Mind.
It’s reached that point in the year when motivation begins to fail and those New Year’s resolutions you made are now a distant memory. You have all the excuses under the sun for not doing that Zumba class, or skipping those early morning Kettlebells, and it’s time to shake things up!
Early December, Cafe 1879 hosted YMCA Gym’s Annual Christmas Lunch where 29 of our members attended, enjoying an afternoon of celebrations and a delicious 3-course meal.