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Corporate Gym Membership with One YMCA

Corporate Gym Membership

The Overweight & Obesity Epidemic

The Overweight & Obesity Epidemic

Stretching For Building Muscle!

Stretching for building muscle!

5 Steps To A Healthier Life.

5 quick steps that could help you lead a healthier life.

3 Healthy Recipes

Juicy Lemon Haddock Ingredients 1 Haddock fillet 1 Red pepper, sliced 100g Spinach, washed 1/2 Teaspoon of Sea salt 1/2 Lemon 1 Teaspoon of chili oil Instructions Heat up a non-stick frying pan on medium heat and add the pepper and 1 tsp of chilli oil. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Season the haddock…

The Sugar Epidemic

To be honest, in my opinion there is a simple solution to this sugar issue and this comes down to

Armistice Centenary

100 years ago on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918 the sound of guns fell silent bringing peace to Europe. Read how YMCA helped support military personnel on the front lines.

Face Pull

Face Pull

Biceps Curl

Biceps Curl Cable

Bent-over row

Bent-over row

YMCA Watford

Watford YMCA gym opened on 21st Feb 1978 by Prince Charles

Your favorite fast food in calories/carbs/fats/proteins

Your favorite fast food in calories/carbs/fats/proteins

Blood Pressure

What is blood pressure?

Good & Bad Cholesterol

Good & Bad Cholesterol

What is water?

Imagen if there was something that could help your entire body work more efficiently!

To eat meat, or not to eat meat

To eat meat, or not to eat meat

New Classes

New classes at YMCA St Albans

In need of a sports massage?

Sports massage YMCA St Albans

Team Leg Day

“Oh no… its Leg day, again”

Top Tips From Watford

Benefits of Exercise for Women’s health

Nutrition for better skin

Nutrition for better skin

Can exercise reduce Cellulite?

Can exercise reduce Cellulite?……….

Essential Gym Accessories #2 – The Wrist Straps

Wrist Straps for gym results!

Essential Gym Exercises #2 – The Romanian Deadlift

Essential for developing strength and mobility. Only at YMCA Gyms!

Essential Gym Supplements #2 – Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is also linked with protection against particular cancers including breast, colon, lung and prostate

The Big Come Back

Just 30-40 minute’s will change the way you look and feel.

Benefits of Having a Personal Trainer

Personal Training at the YMCA

Powerlifting Workout

Powerlifting Workout

Powerlifting -1Rep Max Formula

Powerlifting -1Rep Max Formula

The Bench Press

YMCA Gyms Bench Press

Benefits of Fitness Instructors

Benefits of Fitness Instructors – “We provide support”

What is circuit training?

Circuit training – Increases Health, Fitness & Strength

Homemade Sushi

This homemade sushi recipe will provide you not only  with even mre love for food, but energy, good levels of protein and omega3.

The Squat

The Squat. Improve lower body strength, functionality and muscular endurance

Essential Gym Accessories – #1 Weight Lifting Shoes

Lift like a Pro with Olympic Shoes

Essential Gym Exercises – #1 The Lower Back Crunch

An easy exercise to support the lower back

Essential Gym Supplements – #1 Caffeine

Coffee in moderation has some real benefits for body function and exercise performance.

Ab and Core Workout

A great workout to increase Core Strength

Bigger Arms!

A great workout for bigger biceps!

Orange Sausage

High protein recipe

Apple Pancakes

Apple Pancakes

The Antioxidant Shake

The Antioxidant Shake

Top Tips For Summer

Summer is on it’s way! Here are a few nutrition tips to get in shape this Summer!

Carb Cycling

It’s not all about low carbohydrate meals! Read on to find out how you can still eat carbs and see health and fitness results.

One YMCA Newsletter

One YMCA Newsletter

Lifting Heavy or Lifting Light

To lift heavy or to lift light is always a question that comes up

Scrambled Eggs With Spinach

Scrambled Eggs With Spinach is quick to make and high in protein.

Roasted Peppers With Venison Sausages

Roasted Peppers With Venison Sausages

Orange Sausage Salad

Orange Sausage Salad is packed with flavour and protein

Morning Energy Breakfast

This recipe provides you with the amino acids and fatty acids needed to allow you to kick start your day

Protein Filled Steak & Eggs

Protein Filled Steak & Eggs

Healthy Banana Cookies

Healthy Banana Cookies are easy to make and perfect for a treat!

Parkinson’s Awareness Week

Parkinson’s Awareness Week is an annual opportunity to come together and raise awareness of Parkinson’s across the UK.

Anchovy Salad

Salads are healthy and very easy to make

Machine Workout

If you are new to the gym and not confident enough yet to use the free weights, below is a cracking workout to not only get results, but get the body used to strength training.

Basic Fat Loss

Below is a basic fat loss workout that can be followed twice a week for the first four weeks.

World Health Day 2018

World Health Day 2018. What can the ONE YMCA do?

Do you work for the NHS, Police or Fire Brigade?

Do you work for the NHS, Police, Fire Brigade?

Are Squats the king of all exercises?

Are Squats the king of all exercises?

2018 Commonwealth Games

It doesn’t matter how old you are, you can always train like an athlete.

Advanced German Volume Training – Chest & Back

Advanced German Volume Training – Chest & Back

Did you know we offer 70+ fitness classes a week!

Did you know we offer 70+ fitness classes a week!

Did you know we sell workout clothing and accessories?

Did you know we sell workout clothing and accessories?

Indoor Spinning Classes at ONE YMCA Watford

Indoor Spinning Classes at ONE YMCA Watford

The Benefits of ZMA Supplementation

The Benefits of ZMA Supplementation

One YMCA 3G Football Pitches

YMCA St Albans & YMCA Abbots Langley have a number of incredible 3G football pitches for both 5-A-Side and 7-A-Side football matches.

Can’t Sleep?

Quick tips that can help when you can’t sleep

We Are Recruiting!

We are looking for a number of Personal Trainers to join our team at YMCA St Albans

Zumba Dance Class

On average a person can burn anything from 350 – 650 calories per hour!

Low Carb Pork

This low carb pork recipe is easy to make and perfect for any day of the week

Beginners body weight workout

Beginners body weight workout

Kettlebell Workout

Kettlebell workouts are fun and amazing for fat loss and general fitness goals

Effective Gym Accessories

Effective Gym Accessories

Benefits of Vitamin D

Benefits of Vitamin D

Low Carb Courgette Sandwich

This low carb recipe is easy to make and is a perfect recipe for any weekend

Can I Lose Fat By Drinking Coffee?

Did you know coffee can reduce your body fat

Get Faster Results With Grip Training

Never underestimate how important grip training

5 Amazing Facts About Broccoli

Can broccoli really protect you against cancer and heart disease? Well……

Do You Have A Gym Buddy?

Training on your own is fun, but finding the right gym buddy can not only be fun, but it can make you reach results in the gym faster and live a healthier lifestyle.

Reindeer Steak

This reindeer steak is delicious and will provide you with 37g of protein and 0g of carbs per 150g steak

Gluten Free Almond Bacon

Gluten free almond bacon is quick to make contains 16g of protein!

Strength Training for Women

Strength training not only increases your strength, its great for fat loss, posture and general health

High Protein Sausage Salad

High Protein Sausage Salad

Healthy Tuna Salad

Tuna is high in protein, low in carbohydrates and only takes a couple minutes to cook. Perfect!

Healthy Omega 3

Omega 3 is not only heart healthy, it can also help reduce and prevent several diseases and medical conditions.

Healthy Blueberry & Coconut Cake

A Healthy Blueberry & Coconut Cake

Gluten Free Lemon Cake

A Gluten Free Lemon Cake Recipe, Perfect For Christmas! 

Healthy Christmas Choco Balls

Healthy Choco Balls recipe are easy to make and gluten free.

Healthy Mango & Coconut Cake

A Healthy Mango & Coconut Cake thats easy to make and gluten free! Perfect for health, fitness and Christmas.

Gluten Free Breakfast

This healthy gluten free breakfast is perfect for any day of the week.

Homemade Sushi

This homemade sushi recipe will not only increase your love for food, but it will also provide you with energy, good levels of protein and omega3.

High Protein, Low Carb Pork

This is a high protein, low carb recipe designed to be healthy, quick to make and perfect for general health and fat loss goals.

Health Benefits of Ginger

Health Benefits of Ginger – Ginger has been used since ancient times for many reasons, some of which include anti-inflammatory, common colds, coughs and sore throats. ONEYMCA Gyms

Functional Strength

This is a functional strength training programme designed to increase equal strength and muscle size

30 Minute Fat Loss Workout

This workout is designed to increase your overall fitness levels, burn calories and improve muscle tone. Perfect for those looking for fat loss, muscle toning and in just 30 minutes.

5 X 5 Strength Workout

Another variation of the 5X5 workout principle designed to increase strength and muscle size.

Strength – Arms

A strength training programme that focuses on developing strength for the arms.

German Volume Training – Legs

German Volume Training is designed to overcome training plateaus, increase strength but most of all to increase muscle size.


Salmon is a heart healthy high protein food, providing you with good levels of Omega 3.

5 X 5 Workout 1

5X5 is a perfect training principle to increase both strength and muscle size.

High Protein, Low Carb Wrap

A delicious high protein, low carbohydrate recipe perfect for any night of the week.

5 Tips For Fat Loss

5 quick and easy fat loss tips

Legs & Bums

A great workout to help tone, shape and increase the strength in the lower body.

Muscle Size – Upper Body – Intermediate

This workout is designed to develop both strength and muscle size for the upper body.

Gluten Free Nut Bars

Gluten Free Nut Bars are healthy and very quick to make. Perfect to be used as a snack or with breakfast.

Gluten Free Spaghetti Bolognese

This healthy recipe is not only high protein and gluten free, it’s easy to make too!