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Because He’s God
When Jesus looks at his creation, I think he experiences quite a few emotions; love, compassion, care, grace, mercy, long-suffering, and so much more of those feel-good ways our culture interprets who he is. But let’s not forget that he also feels anger and distress when he sees us pursuing our own ways, straying from his perfect plan, or celebrating anything contrary to his ways. And even in that anger, because he is God, he loves.
From Iron to Zinc: Essential Vitamins and Minerals for an Active Lifestyle
Did you know your diet is as important as exercise for achieving your fitness goals? In fact, fueling your body with key vitamins and minerals can improve your athletic performance, help prevent injuries, and speed up recovery. This blog post will explore the essential vitamins and minerals that every active individual should incorporate into their diet. Let’s dive in!
Mental Health Awareness Month
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, our Y is encouraging community members to care for themselves and others.
Mental health is how we think, feel and act. At the Y, we recognize that we all have mental health, and mental health is an important part of our overall health and social-emotional well-being, as well as a core component of our identity.
Play Like a Kid Again: Adult Recess
Remember the fun of recess time as a kid? Playing kickball, capture the flag or four-square with friends, learning to double-dutch to the beat of the jump rope hitting the pavement, or chasing classmates in a game of tag…no matter what the activity, the sheer exhilaration of joyful play was the very best.
Fuel Your Fitness with Bananas: Debunking the Myths
As a fitness nutrition specialist and personal trainer at the YMCA, people often ask me about the best foods to support overall health and athletic performance. One question that’s been trending is: are green bananas better than ripe ones? Some people even wonder if they should eat bananas at all. In this post, we’ll dive into the benefits of both green and ripe bananas and dispel some myths along the way.
YMCA Sends Missions Team to Mexico for 5th Service Trip
In February 2023, the Glacial Community YMCA sent a team of nine people to Puebla, Mexico, as part of a mission trip partnering with the orphanage, Esperanza Viva. This was the YMCA’s fifth team to go and serve in this capacity, an outreach and service trip that first began in 2018.
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