July 2017: HB Performance Highlights

HB Performance July Highlights Monthly Focus: Body Composition Reducing fat mass and increasing lean body mass Benefits of increasing lean body mass: Increases metabolism Stronger bones Elevates mood Better immune system Overall long-term health Combats Obesity and Type II Diabetes Workouts at a Glance: Conditioning Circuits EMOM’s Fat Burning Supersets Pyramid Workouts Interval Training Check…

Fitness in the Information Age

Fitness in the Information Age So you’ve finally decided to be more active …but how? You hit Google for workout ideas, or Instagram fitness accounts, or the Pinterest fitness page…and suddenly you feel overwhelmed. Who knew there were so many options out there? With all of our endless resources as health and wellness consumers, not…

July Summer Newsletter

SUMMER NEWSLETTER – JULY 2017   Money at Work Our 2017 Annual Campaign was a great success! Thanks to supporters like you, we were able to raise $145,000 to support our youth, family, and adult programs. Because of these efforts, we are excited to announce the opening of a new afterschool site at the Oakcrest…

Fourth of July Sale

Huntington Beach Adventure Guides Fourth of July Sale   If you are buying fireworks in Hun􀆟ngton Beach, please buy them from the HB YMCA Adventure Guides stand. We will be running several Buy One, Get One Free items and many other promotions, so come support our program and buy your fireworks from us! Our stand…

Camp ELK 2017 Summer Programs

Camp ELK Summer 2017 Programs  Be a friend to all Theater Games At Camp ELK we highly value connecting with others in meaningful ways. This summer our drama program will be focused on teaching the basics of improv theater while highlighting how and why we should be a friend to all- nature and each other!…

YMCA Founders Day

History of the Y: Strengthening Communities for 173 Years The Y is the organization that… …saw to and met the practical and spiritual needs of young men flocking to London during the Industrial Revolution. …has served the military and military families in every U.S. conflict since the Civil War. …inspired the formation of the S.O.,…

Resistance Training

Need To Add Resistance Training? Many gym-goers rack up the miles on the treadmill, elliptical, and stationary bike. These individuals are consistent in their routine, logging 40 minutes to an hour, 5 days a week on their favorite machine. The results came quickly at first; they shed a few pounds and became less breathless with…