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Get to Know Your Group Power Instructors at MyY Orillia

Group Power is here! Learn more about the class and meet your instructors that will be leading classes at the YMCA in Orillia. Dorothy Dorothy began her journey with the Y in November 2011 as a volunteer Zumba® instructor at MyY Barrie, and then joined MyY Orillia as an Adult Fitness Leader. Dorothy was asked […]

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Run your best half marathon! The top 5 tips from MyY

Experienced runner and MyY Innisfil fitness instructor Cathie Ryan is sharing her top 5 tips for half marathon success! Whether you’re a first-time participant or a more experienced runner, keep these tips in mind as you train for your next big event. Tip 1: Be able to run a 5K To run a half marathon, […]

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Protecting Your Heart with AEDs and CPR

Each year, close to 40,000 sudden cardiac arrests occur in Canada — that’s roughly one every 12 minutes. To get a good handle on just how many people will be affected by sudden cardiac arrest this year, consider that Orillia’s population is roughly 31,000. Cardiac arrests can strike without warning and little-to-no symptoms prior to […]

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How big is your dinner plate?

Often when people plateau on their journey to better health, a change in the exercise program and/or diet is required to move closer to achieving their goal. There are many reasons why your diet may not be working in your favour. Aside from eating the right foods, your physical activity level can affect the amount […]

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