Keeping fit and activeRiding out this pandemic can be tough. But the Y is here to help!
Self-isolating at home means staying fit and active is more important than ever to build a strong immune system and stay healthy. Not only that, regular physical activity is proven to combat stress and provide mental health benefits.
Take a look at some of our fitness resources below.
Young people often think that they don’t have time to exercise when assignments are due or with exams looming. Dr Rebecca Segrave and Sam Hughes from Monash University’s BrainPark break down this common misconception and show you how exercise can be your study “superpower” to help enhance your thinking skills and manage your stress during busy study periods.
When it comes to getting active, starting small is starting smart. Dr Rebecca Segrave and Edouard Kayayan from Monash University’s BrainPark dive into how even small amounts of physical activity benefit your body, brain and mind, why doing something is always better than nothing, and how you can get started.
Tutorials on how to do push-ups, squats and work on your core from YMCA NSW. With workouts for teenagers to yoga for older adults.
‘Improve flexibility’ remains one of the top three goals for many people starting and returning to their fitness routine. Rightly so, as flexibility and mobility work is an important aspect for all levels of fitness training.
If you’re feeling too flat or stressed out to exercise, maybe these are the exact reasons you should be making it a priority.