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Better Together: 5 Reasons You Need a Fitness Buddy

Published: Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Sure, you could achieve your goals alone. But you’ll seldom hear a transformation story from someone who says, “I did it without any help.” Read More

Better Together: 9 Partner Exercises

Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2016

A buddy by your side can make all the difference. Get fit together using this fun partner workout. Read More

Better Together: 5 Power Food Pairings

Published: Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Did you know some foods are better for your body when paired? Try these five power combos to maximize your nutrition intake. Read More

Full bellies, full energy at YMCA Summer Adventure

Published: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Our expanded food program combats hunger and promotes healthy living for elementary kids. Read More

Vote of confidence: empowering teens through Youth in Government

Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Thousands of Tennessee students converge on the state capitol for lessons in civics and life at the YMCA's annual Youth in Government conference. Read More

4 Recipes for Cool Summer Treats

Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Our registered dietitian shares her favorite cold treats for hot days. Read More

Father’s Day is More than an Excuse to Buy a Tie

Published: Friday, June 17, 2016

Recognizing the important role fathers play in their children’s lives Read More

How I Did It: Christine's Story

Published: Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Thanks to the help of a Y personal trainer, Christine's now better equipped to help others in her own work. Read More

Urban Fitness Trail Opens at Margaret Maddox Family YMCA

Published: Wednesday, June 08, 2016

The new outdoor space offers exercise for all ages. Read More

Beat the Heat with 10 Hydrating Foods

Published: Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Summer heat and humidity can cause dehydration. Add foods that are high in water content to your family's diet this season. Read More