Everyone Belongs at the Y!
Welcome to the Glacial Community YMCA. We’re part of a nonprofit organization of over 2,700 Ys located in 10,000 communities across the United States dedicated to strengthening the communities that they serve. With a focus on developing the potential of youth, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back to and supporting communities, your participation brings about meaningful change not just within yourself, but also in your community.
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Apart from the cross of Jesus Christ, and our faith in Him, we have no way of approaching a holy God, no possible way of shedding our guilt. No works of our own, no philosophy, no religion, not by science or reasoning will we ever gain His acceptance. But by His grace, through our faith, and our surrendering to His authority over our lives, we can confidently know we belong to Him. And when we arrive at that place, when we have said yes to His invitation, we are pronounced blameless!
Collagen: Fact vs. Fiction
Collagen is a crucial protein for healthy skin, bones, and joints, but our natural production slows down as we age. A recent explosion of collagen supplements on the market promises everything from improved skin and hair health to decreased joint pain and reduced inflammation. With so many claims, it can be tricky to separate fact from fiction. Let’s explore some myths about collagen supplements and good food sources of this essential nutrient.
Meet the Y Team: Stacy Giddings
This month, we’d like you to meet…
Director of Development for the Glacial Community YMCA, Stacy Giddings.
A fairly newer face to the Y, here’s a bit more about Stacy…
National Nutrition Month: Small Changes, Big Impact on Quality of Life
March is National Nutrition Month in the United States, a time to focus on the importance of healthy eating habits and the impact they have on our overall health and well-being. Eating a nutritious diet can help us achieve and maintain a healthy weight, prevent chronic diseases, and boost our energy levels. But did you know that nutrition can also play a crucial role in improving our quality of life?
Mediterranean Diet on a Budget
My last blog post shared tips for getting started with a Mediterranean diet. However, many people are intimidated by the idea of following the Mediterranean diet because they think it is expensive and difficult to maintain on a budget. This is a common misconception, and with a few simple tips and tricks, it’s possible to follow the Mediterranean diet without breaking the bank.
Pickleball – A Sport for All Ages & Abilities
For many Y members, the sport of pickleball can be a fun workout, as well as a wonderful social activity. Gaining in popularity over the last several years, pickleball, which combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong, is a simple game, appropriate for players of all ages and skill levels.
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